This list includes houses that have been demolished houses that are currently under construction and buildings that are not currently used as private homes but were used as such previously. Four story mega mansion in l a.
The most expensive home in the united states has just been placed on the market.
The biggest house in the united states. Tours allow visitors to get a good view of this iconic example of america s gilded age. Matilda dodge wilson the widow of john dodge and her second husband alfred wilson built the house from 1926 29. From malibu california to florida the homes range in price from 37 000 000 to 150 000 000.
When it goes on sale it will become the most expensive house in the united states eclipsing the chartwell estate known as the setting of the beverly hillbillies and currently on the market. Biltmore house 135 280 sq ft. The biltmore estate is the largest privately owned house in the united states and serves as a major tourist attraction in north carolina.
Note that this list does not include historic homes that are no longer primarily used as residences no 10 tied in for the last spot is the beverly house. Here s taking you through a fascinating journey a list of the top ten biggest and luxurious houses in the united states. To offer some context that s about 15 000 square feet larger than the white house.
The following is a list of the 100 largest extant and historic houses in the united states ordered by square footage of the main house. Located in asheville north carolina the biltmore house is the largest house in the united states. Built in the style of a french chateaux between 1889 and 1985 for george washington vanderbilt ii who dubbed it his little mountain escape the mansion boasts 35 bedrooms 43 bathrooms and 65 fireplaces.
Enjoy browsing through twenty of the most expensive homes in the united states for 2017 as we begin our tour of the most upscale digs that the country has to offer. The tudor revival style residence sits on 1 500 acres and. Below find the 12 most expensive homes sotheby s international realty currently has on the market.
The biltmore estate isn t just the largest privately owned house in the united states it blows the competition out of the water. The dodge family yes those of the car manufacturing business have a hand in this house that totals 60 000 square feet and is in a tie for the 24 th largest in the u s. The largest home for sale in the us is a whopping 70 000 square foot abandoned philadelphia mansion.
Designed by american architect richard morris hunt the extravagant 250 room mansion was completed in 1895 for george washington vanderbilt ii an art collector and member of the prominent vanderbilt family.