11. La Reverie Palm Beach, Florida, USA | Biggest Houses In The World
Architect: Jeffery Smith
La Reverie is the largest celebrity residence in Palm Beach, Florida covering 84,626 square feet of area. This massive built form was built by the owner of Matrix hair essential products called Sydell Miller with a Neo-classical style of Architecture with 10 bedrooms.
12. Villa Leopolda, France | Biggest Mansion in the World
Architect: Ogden Codman Jr.
Villa Leopolda is situated in the French Riviera and it was initially owned by King Leopold II of Belgium who gifted it to his mistress Blanche Zélia Joséphine Delacroix. This mansion covers an area of 80,000 square feet including two guest houses with 11 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms. It was even used as a military hospital during World War – I.
13. Taohuayuan, Suzhou, China | Biggest House in the World
Taohuayuan means “Peach Blossom Land” or “Utopia”, is the most expensive private residence in China with an estimated cost of 154 million USD. It is located on a private island on the southern shore of Dushu Lake covering 72,441 square feet of area. Taohuayuan is designed with 32 bathrooms and bedrooms with a combination of modern and classical interior design.
14. Château Pensmore, Missouri, USA
Pensmore is constructed with Chateauesque Architecture Style covering the area of 72,000 square feet in the Ozark Mountains near Highlandville, Missouri. It is designed with 12 inches thick exterior walls to sustain all the natural calamities along with five stories, 14 bathrooms, and 13 bedrooms. The construction is still in progress.
15. Xanadu 2.0, Washington, USA | Largest house in the world
Architect: Peter Bohlin
Xanadu 2.0 is owned by Bill Gates and has a Pacific Lodge architectural style with an Earth-sheltered structural system. This mansion is located in such a way that it overlooks Washington Lake in Medina with an area of 66,000 square feet. This modern house features an estate-wide server system, a 60 feet swimming pool with an underwater music system, and a 2500 square feet gym.
16. Mar-a-Lago, Florida, USA | Biggest Mansion in the World
Architect: Marion Sims Wyeth
Mar-a-Lago was commissioned by cereal-company heiress and socialite Marjorie Merriweather Post which is a national historic landmark in Palm Beach, Florida. The mansion spreads on 62,500 square feet of land with 126 rooms. In 1985, this mansion was bought by Donald Trump at the price of 10 million USD.
17. The Breakers, Rhode Island, USA | Biggest House in the World
Architect: Richard Morris Hunt
The Breakers is known as a Vanderbilt Mansion as it was built as a Newport summer home for Cornelius Vanderbilt II based on the architectural style of the Neo-Italian Renaissance. This Palatial structure covers 62,482 square feet of floor area with five floors and 70 rooms in it. Currently, it is operated by the Preservation Society of Newport County to make it open for public visits.
18. Maison de L’Amitie, Florida, USA
Year: Before 1930
Maison de L’Amitie, a French Regency-style estate that means ‘the house of friendship’ which is located on the edge of the Atlantic ocean with a bordered length of 492 feet overlooking the ocean. The mansion reflects the neoclassical style of architecture with 18 bedrooms, 22 bathrooms, a ballroom, and a gallery. This estate was sold to several people and it was demolished in the year 2016.
19. The Manor, LA, USA
Architect: James Langenheim & Associates
Being the largest home in Los Angeles County, The Manor was built for the television producer Aaron Spelling, and therefore, it is also known as ‘The Spelling Manor’. This French chateau-style Mansion is spread over 56,500 square feet of land with 123 rooms with a screening room, bowling alley, three rooms for wrapping presents, and a pool.
20. Hala Ranch, Colorado, USA | Biggest Houses In The World
Architect: Hagman Yaw
This 56,000 square feet house is ranked as the third most expensive house in the U.S. with an estimated value of 135 million USD. It was originally owned by Prince Bandar Bin Sultan and it has a wastewater treatment plant, a mechanical shop along a rustic style house built with huge timber beams and stone columns consisting of 15 bedrooms and 16 bathrooms.