Folk legend Bob Dylan, 77, makes some youthful updates to his Malibu compound

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Bob Dylan has been making some youthful updates to his 1970s Malibu mansion - including adding a trampoline to his backyard, as seen in exclusive aerial photos of his estate.

The notoriously private 77-year-old purchased the home for just $105,000 in 1979 and has since scooped up surrounding properties - turning it into a compound with the main home sprawling 6,000 square feet with six bedrooms and seven bathrooms.

Music - Legend - Times - Roof - Panels

It seems even the music legend realizes that times are a-changing and is renovating the roof and installed solar panels, a trampoline, a basketball court, as well updated the outdoor pool with rock features.

But Dylan has kept to his folk roots and has a quaint, rickety wood paneled cabin on his estate, with a small boat dumped in the backyard.

Dylan - Children - Wife - Sara - Lownds

Dylan is known to have six children, including with first wife Sara Lownds and his secret wife Carolyn Dennis, and has several grandchildren, who are said to spend time with him over the summer at his Malibu home.

Horses and dogs roam the vast property, which is set back from the Pacific Ocean and accessed via a long winding dirt track.

Compound - State - Construction - Pod - Containers

The compound seems to be in a constant state of construction, with large Pod containers outside a building, a massive dump site and work trucks parked in the driveway.

Since Dylan is regularly away on tour, a team of security and staff are constantly on hand to help maintain the sprawling estate.

Years - Dylan - Neighbors - City - Officials

Over the years, Dylan's neighbors have complained to city officials about the smells coming from an outdoor portable toilet, which is apparently used by guards on Dylan's compound.

One family claimed the lavatory's waste treatment chemicals were being carried straight to their house - making them feel ill....
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