Asheville, North Carolina: Biltmore Estate: World's Largest Privately Owned Home

Behold the Super-Rich! A public tourist attraction since 1930, the Vanderbilt's sprawling 8,000 acre estate and 250-room mansion has been the location for many movies, including "Being There," "Forrest Gump," and "Richie Rich," natch.
1 Lodge St., Asheville, NC
I-40 west to Asheville exit 50B (US Highway 25 North). After exiting stay in left lane and follow signs. House is at 35.540717,-82.552707
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Biltmore Estate.

Biltmore Mansion

The Vanderbilt legacy lives on with the Largest Privately Owned Mansion in the world.

[John, 05/12/2012]

The 250-room house was built by the Vanderbuilts between 1889 and 1895 on their 8,000 acre estate. Has appeared as a ready made background of the super-rich in many movies. A popular, if pricey, tourist destination.

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