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Biltmore Estate

1 Lodge Street
Asheville NC United States

Construction Dates
Floor Count5
Basement Floors1
Building Uses
 - residential
 - garden
 - museum
Structural Types
 - lowrise
Architectural Style
 - chateau
 - copper
 - glass
 - steel
 - limestone

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Width375 ft
Length192 ft

Architect: Richard Morris Hunt
Architect: Frederick Law Olmsted

Largest private residence in the United States.

The house has 250 rooms and features 35 guest and family bedrooms, 43 bathrooms, 65 fireplaces, 3 kitchens, 250 acre wooded park, 5 pleasure gardens and an indoor swimming pool on 8,000 acres.

One of the oldest Otis Elevators in operation is inside this home. The elevator is all original, including the original motor. Only the cables were changed.

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