At 175,000 square feet with 250 rooms, the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina is the largest privately owned home in America.
- Built by George W. Vanderbilt, grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt.
- It took six years to build (1889-1895).
- There are 43 bathrooms, 3 kitchens and 65 fireplaces.
- The estate’s vineyard produces more than 250 tons of grapes.
- It is on the National Register of Historic Places list.
- The estate is still owned and operated by Vanderbilt’s descendants.