The quiet English village where George Clooney owns a mansion is 'beautiful and relaxing'

George Clooney Sonning

George Clooney owns a property in Sonning

Sarra Gray

By Sarra Gray

Published: 21/09/2023

- 05:00

Updated: 21/09/2023

- 08:07

George Clooney owns a Grade II listed mansion near Reading

George Clooney may be from the States, but the Hollywood actor has decided to settle down in England.

One of the star's homes is the quiet village of Sonning, Berkshire.

The 17th century property is thought to hold nine bedrooms, six reception rooms, a gym, a library and a cinema room.

It also has a sizeable garden and swimming pool for those warm summer days.

Sonning Reading

Sonning is around one hour from London


Sonning Reading

Tourists have praised the village


George bought the property with his wife, Amal Clooney, in 2016.

The superstars also own properties in Mexico, France, Italy and Los Angeles.

Sonning is a quiet village located around a one hour drive from London.

It is a popular residential area and is also popular with tourists.

Sonning is among Tripadvisor's best places to visit in the UK.

Tourists can enjoy Sonning Boats and Launches if they are in the area, and it is voted the number one tour and attraction.

One reviewer wrote it was a great spot for a "beautiful and relaxing day out".

Another agreed, praising the "beautiful" river while another said they had the "most amazing" time.

River in Sonning

The river has been described as 'beautiful' and 'relaxing'


There are lots of stunning parts of the UK to visit for a staycation or beach day.

The UK's most popular beach was named and visitors described it as "surreal in beauty".

Locations across England, Wales and Scotland were voted among the best.

The best British pub has been shared with a location in the north of England taking the top spot.

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