Top 5 Biggest Houses in the World

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For most, a house with a couple of bedrooms and bathrooms is enough. Some of the richest people in the world, however, need thousands of square feet to separate themselves from their family members. The biggest houses in the world are more than just dwellings. They’re castles, palaces and mansions that require a map if you don’t want to get lost and forgotten.
Top 5 Biggest Houses in the World

5Biltmore Estate

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178,926 Square Feet

Ashville, North Carolina is the home of the largest privately owned house in the U.S., the Biltmore Estate. Built by George Washington Vanderbilt between 1889 and 1895, the home is 178,926 square feet with 35 bedrooms, 250 total rooms, 43 bathrooms and 65 fireplaces. The basement alone houses a gym, swimming pool, locker rooms, kitchen, servant quarters and a bowling alley! In the original construction, Vanderbilt also included a woodworking shop, brick factory and a railway spur that was three miles long, to transport materials.


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