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What are the biggest houses in the world? Here’s what we have compiled. Having a big house is not cheap and most billionaires happen to own some of these magnificent homes.

What are the biggest houses in the world? Here’s what we have compiled. Having a big house is not cheap and most billionaires happen to own some of these magnificent homes.

Here, we outlined not just the biggest houses in the world but we pointed out some luxurious homes.

In fact, after reading this article, you will be astonished by these magnificent homes and some of them are quite irresistible.

Don’t deny it! You’ve at least dreamt of owning one of the biggest (well, not necessarily the biggest) houses in the world when you become a billionaire someday.

Biggest Houses in the World

Wondering which houses will make the list? Or do you already know of a mega house that you expect to be listed here? Well, our list is strictly exclusive to residential houses privately owned by average billionaires, so we exclude palaces and royalty homes. Else, we’ll have a list filled with palaces like the Sultan of Brunei’s 2,152,782-square-foot, marble-laden palace. Who can beat that? So, what are the biggest houses in the world?

Let’s find out…

1. Carolands Chateau

First on our list is a 46,050-square-foot, 4.5-floor mansion owned by Charles and Ann Johnson. The Johnsons who uses the mansion as gathering place for their very large family spent a whopping $20 million on the restoration of this early 1900s, 98-room California Historical Landmark on 5.83 acres. The building, which is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places has had a lot of twists and turns over the past decades – which includes a murder case and natural disaster. It ranks as the 17th biggest houses in the world

 

2.Nottoway Plantation

The Nottoway Plantation comes next as the biggest houses in the world. Built-in 1859 by John Hampden Randolph, this historic building remains the largest plantation in all of America with 53,000 square feet (4,900 m2) of floor space. The building is located close to White Castle, Louisiana, United States. It is currently owned by Paul Ramsay and has a total of 64-rooms with 165 doors and 200 windows. The building, which has a Greek Revival and Italianate-style, is currently used as an inn popular tourist attraction. It ranks as the 16th biggest houses in the world.

 

3.Pritzker Estate

On number 15 is the Pritzker Estate, which is also Los Angeles’ third biggest privately owned villa. Located at 1261 Angelo Drive, LA, it was built and is still currently owned by billionaire Anthony Pritzker (who is also the heir to Hyatt Hotel fortune) between 2005 and 2011. This enormous mansion features a game room, bowling alley, entertainment foyer with a bar, library, fitness room, gymnasium with an attached locker room, spa, beauty salon, and a restaurant-sized kitchen. Also, the building has been nicknamed the by dissatisfied neighbours as “Grand Hyatt Bel Air” due to its gigantic size.

 

4.Mar-a-Lago Florida

Our next gargantuan home is a historic landmark and Florida’s palace, Mar-a-Lago. It was built between 1924 and 1927 cereal-company heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post and is now currently owned by the Trump family. The
The 62,500-square-foot mansion was built with 128-room and contains a Mar-a-Lago Club; a members-only club which runs a resort and hotel. The edaphic is nicknamed by Trump’s to “Winter White House,” and it ranks as the 14th biggest houses in the world.

 

5.OHEKA Castle

Our 13th biggest houses in the world is the OHEKA Castle, located on the North Shore of Long Island, in West Hills, New York. It was built by Otto Khan between 1914 and 1919 and was his family’s only country’s home. The 109,000 square feet estate comes with 127-rooms and is believed to be the second largest home in the U.S. The gigantic mansion is operated today as a 32-room hotel, and a favourite venue for wedding ceremonies.

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