The Biltmore Estate


The Biltmore Estate is a Chateauesque-styled mansion near Asheville, North Carolina, built by George Washington Vanderbilt II between 1889 and 1895. It is the largest privately owned home in the United States at 175,000 square feet and featuring 250 rooms. Still owned by one of Vanderbilt’s descendants, the house and gardens stand today as a historic landmark for all to enjoy.

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3 thoughts on “The Biltmore Estate

  1. We were there last summer. It’s one of my most favorite places and has been since I was a child. Thank you for today’s lovely images. Did you take the interior pictures? They shut us down when we tried to do so.

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