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Endless Acres: 14 of the Biggest Properties in the United States

Bob Vila Logo By Manasa Reddigari of Bob Vila | Slide 1 of 14: <p>The Biltmore Estate sits on 8,000 acres of lush landscape, but the mansion’s grandeur extends far beyond its seemingly endless gardens. Thanks to the expansive vision of George Washington Vanderbilt III and his architect Richard Morris Hunt, the Chateauesque-style mansion could accommodate four football fields within its 178,926-square-foot interior. Visitors to the estate will discover 35 bedrooms, 43 bathrooms, 65 <a href="https://www.bobvila.com/slideshow/the-21-most-stunning-fireplaces-on-the-internet-50618?#.Wa8SzNN95E4">fireplaces</a>, an Italian formal garden, an outdoor tearoom, and lavish decor and amenities that imbue the property with pomp and pageantry.</p><br><p><strong>Related: <a href="https://www.bobvila.com/slideshow/the-19-most-photographed-homes-in-america-50861?#.Wa8Qj9N95E4">The 19 Most Photographed Homes in America</a></strong></p>

Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina (8,000 acres)

The Biltmore Estate sits on 8,000 acres of lush landscape, but the mansion’s grandeur extends far beyond its seemingly endless gardens. Thanks to the expansive vision of George Washington Vanderbilt III and his architect Richard Morris Hunt, the Chateauesque-style mansion could accommodate four football fields within its 178,926-square-foot interior. Visitors to the estate will discover 35 bedrooms, 43 bathrooms, 65 fireplaces, an Italian formal garden, an outdoor tearoom, and lavish decor and amenities that imbue the property with pomp and pageantry.


Related: The 19 Most Photographed Homes in America

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