George Clooney’s neighbors 'upset' over actor's 'annoying' 18-month long multimillion-dollar renovation on LA mansion

GEORGE Clooney’s neighbors are complaining about noise caused by his Hollywood mansion upgrade – and they still have at least six more months of misery ahead, The Sun can exclusively reveal.

The two-time Oscar winner, 59, is carrying out a multi-million dollar renovation at his property in Studio City. 

It includes adding three new buildings – among them a “proposed play cottage” thought to be for the three-year-old twins Ella and Alexander he shares with wife Amal. 

The work has been going for around a year and new photographs obtained by The Sun show the progress that has been made.

However, a worker revealed this week it is expected to continue for at least another half a year.  

It is bad news for neighbors of The Descendants star who have taken issue with the disruption caused by the building project. 

One local, who asked not to be named, told The Sun: “Some of the neighbors are upset about the noise, there are too many trucks coming early in the morning.

“The workers and trucks park up and down the street and take up all the spaces in front of other people’s homes, so that’s annoying too. 

“It was worse before because there were cement mixer trucks coming and going and they made a lot of noise. 

“But people are not too happy about the situation and are looking forward to the project being finished.”

Clooney has applied to build a funicular, an exterior pizza oven and a water feature on the property, according to planning documents.

Builders are also putting in a new steel staircase, extending the property’s deck with trellis and revising its windows.

Clooney bought the 7,354-square-foot six-bedroom villa for $2.2 million from Fleetwood Mac singer Stevie Nicks as his career began to take off in 1995.

Their extensive renovations will reportedly cost the actor over $1 million.

The famous silver fox spent over $33,000 on building permits alone.

Six of the permits were issued by the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety on July 2019.

Another two were granted just after Christmas on December 27, 2019.

Aside from his mansions in California and England, the actor also owns property in Manhattan and Lake Como, Italy.

When the news that Clooney was renovating his former bachelor pad emerged in February, neighbors speculated that he was returning to live in the US to pursue a career in politics. 

The staunch Democrat hosted fundraisers for Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton at his Studio City home in the past. 

Amid the pandemic, he was the host of a virtual fundraiser which raised $7million for Joe Biden following the Democratic National Convention.

It featured appearances by Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris, with about 25 donors taking part in an “intimate virtual setting”. 

The Sun has reached out to Clooney's rep for comment.

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