George Clooney is reportedly saying goodbye to his Lake Como home after owning it for 21 years.
According to the Italian magazine, the 62-year-old actor has put the villa up for sale with an agency in Milan, Italy Oggie.
Previous reports incorrectly claimed that the Hollywood icon was selling the house, but real estate agent Yasemin Baysal assured the publication that “it’s true this time.” People reported.
An Italian source also told the outlet that news of the sale is legitimate.
The price of the lakefront estate is estimated at $100 million.
Breaking up: George Clooney reportedly saying goodbye to his Lake Como home after owning it for 21 years
According to Italian magazine Oggie, the 62-year-old actor has put the villa up for sale with an agency in Milan, Italy
The person close to the situation commented: ‘It must be said that he is not only a very good actor and investor, but also an extremely smart investor, as he bought the villa for 10 million euros.’
Clooney is said to have bought the house – called Villa Oleandra – from the Heinz family in 2002, via The Washington Post.
It was also reported that the filmmaker’s presence on Lake Como caused a real estate boom, doubling the prices of properties in the area.
The Wall Street Journal reported that Clooney subsequently purchased a nearby home, making it “one of the largest private residences in the area.”
The house, which features 25 rooms, was valued at more than $100 million in 2022, WSJ added.
Lake Como holds sentimental value for the Hollywood heartthrob as he met his current wife Amal Clooney there in 2013 when she dropped by for dinner with mutual friends.
In a September 2017 interview with The Hollywood Reporterthe actor recalled, “I thought she was beautiful, and I thought she was funny and obviously smart.”
And last month the couple was back in Italy when they traveled to Venice for the famous film festival.
It’s happening: Previous reports wrongly claimed the Hollywood icon was selling the house, but real estate agent Yasemin Baysal assured the publication that ‘it’s true this time,’ People reported
Big money: The price of the lakefront property is estimated at as much as $100 million
The legendary house has seen its share of A-list hits in the entertainment industry.
In 2004, the cast of Ocean’s Twelve was treated to a visit to the villa, People noted.
Emily Blunt and John Krasinski tied the knot there in 2010, after which Krasinski Elle six years later how it came to be this way.
The Boston-born actor revealed that George had offered the house to the couple several times.
‘It wasn’t until the fourth question that I said yes. Because the first three times I thought, ‘There’s no way he means it,'” he explained.
In 2018, Jennifer Aniston briefly made the space her home while working on the comedy film Murder Mystery.
And Clooney was there two years ago to support the area when it was ravaged by heavy rains and landslides during the summer season.
After assessing the damage, George said in a video shared online‘It’s much worse than I thought. I talked to the mayor – there will be a lot of work, it will cost millions of dollars, but this city is strong. It will respond and return better than before. This is a very resilient city.”
Profitable: Clooney reportedly bought the house for around $10 million
Special: Lake Como holds sentimental value for the Hollywood heartthrob as he met his current wife Amal Clooney there in 2013
Influence: It was reported that the filmmaker’s presence on Lake Como caused a real estate boom, doubling the prices of properties in the area
Mayor Roberto Pozzi told the Sunday Times that Clooney “came straight to the town hall to see what had happened and we were given a tour of the damage.”
In 2019, George raised money with Omazé through a competition where a couple could meet him and Amal in the villa.
Donations went to the Clooney Foundation for Justice, and the winners were treated to lunch with George and Amal, return flights and hotel accommodation.
In addition to the Lake Como home, the Clooneys – who share six-year-old twins Ella and Alexander – have offices in France, the United Kingdom and Los Angeles.