Ever wondered just how big and what sort of amenities the largest American homes have? Well take a look at this list of the United States largest homes. The list doesn’t include historic homes or those that are no longer used as private residences, but it’s still pretty impressive. From 30 foot ceilings, to indoor parking for 50 plus cars, take a look at what can be done with more than 50,000 square feet!
10. Beverly House, Los Angeles, California
At 50,000 square feet the Beverly House is tied with number 9. It lies on 3.7 acres only 3 blocks from Sunset Boulevard and once belonged to William Randolph Hearst. Just a few of the rooms and features include a 50 foot entry hall, living room with 22 foot arched ceilings, library, billiard room, formal dining room, breakfast room, and family room, along with an outdoor terrace capable of accommodating up to 400 guests for a sit-down dinner. In 2007 the home was listed for $165 million with the price eventually dropping to $95 million.
9. Extravagant Equestrian Estate
Also 50,000 square feet the Montagel Way Mansion is unique for it’s guitar shaped layout. It boasts custom ceilings and chandeliers, geothermal hvac, a Creston control system for all electronics, Lutron lighting, a commercial elevator, Sheryl Wagner fixtures, commercial office space, 25 person movie theatre, fine draperies, antique light fixtures, two cabana homes, barn with living quarters, guest/service house, indoor round pen, outdoor arena, and 6 covered stalls with auto water and fly spray. It is listed at $13,900,000.
8. Longaberger Eschman Meadows, Nashport, Ohio
style=”text-align: left;”>Home to the CEO of Longaberger Baskets, this home is 55,000 square feet and for sale for $15 million. It features Georgian style architecture, along with extensive lawns, an outdoor swimming pool, spectacular gardens, plenty of natural light indoors, and an enormous ballroom with a stained glass skylight. In total the mansion has 7 bedrooms, 9 full bathrooms, 13 half baths and 9 fireplaces.
7. Spelling Mansion, Los Angeles, California
123 rooms, 57,000 square feet, the Spelling Mansion is a recent 85 million dollar purchase of Petra Ecclestone. It is one of the most famous mansions in the U.S.. The main drive leads to a circular motor court with room for 100 cars. The entry features an astounding 30-foot ceiling and the house is filled with lavish rooms, a gourmet kitchen and remarkable finishes.
6. Maison De L’amitie, Palm Beach, Florida
Currently owned by Dmitry Rybolovlev, who purchased it from Donald Trump for $95 million, this 60,000 square foot mansion is stunning. It displays diamond and gold fixtures and even has a 50-car garage.
5. Xandu 2.0, Medina, Washington
Home to Microsoft creator, Bill Gates, this 66,000 square-foot mansion is built into the side of a hill that overlooks Mount Washington. The space includes a 2,500 square-foot gym, an 1,000 square-foot dining room, heated flooring and driveways, and a 60′ indoor swimming pool with windows offering natural lighting. In 2009 the value was assessed at around $147.5 million.
4. Rennert Mansion, Sagaponack, New York
Belonging to Junk Bond Legend Ira Rennert, it is rumored this 66,400 square-foot mansion has between 21 and 29 rooms. The mansion overlooks the beach, has a bowling alley, playground, full theatre, and its own power plant!
3. Pensmore, Christian County, Missouri
Under construction, this mega mansion will total about 72,000 square feet and belongs to the business executive Steve Huff. It has13 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms, is energy efficient and once it is complete will be strong enough to withstand a tornado.
2. Tomiyasu Lane Estate, Las Vegas, Nevada
Purchased in 2011 by the casino mogul Phil Ruffin from the Sultan of Brunei for around $24.9 million, this home is an amazing 73,000 square feet. It sits on 11.2 acres and is complete with an equestrian center, polo practice field, 11 car garage, tennis court, swan pond, and resort-sized pool. There are 17 bedroom suites in the home along with a nightclub, ballroom, men’s and women’s spa and salon, and a restaurant grade commercial kitchen.
1. Versailles, Windermere, Florida
The 90,000 square-foot mansion, Versailles is still being built, but once it is complete it will include a grand ballroom, three swimming pools, 10 kitchens, a roller rink, two tennis courts, bowling lanes, and a 30 car-garage. It is said the value of the completed mansion will be around $100 million.