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America's biggest house: By the numbers
More than twice the size of the White House, this unfinished mansion could be yours for a cool $75 million
 
"Versailles," the largest house in America, is on the market.
"Versailles," the largest house in America, is on the market.

The largest house in America is now for sale. Nicknamed "Versailles" and built in the style of its namesake, the Orlando residence, owned by timeshare mogul David Siegel, remains under construction. When complete, it will boast a rock grotto with a waterfall, a roller rink, and a bowling alley, among many, many other indulgences. So just how big is "Versailles"? Here, a look at the numbers:

90,000
Total square footage of the house — equivalent to almost two football fields

36
Number of average American homes it would take to equal the size of "Versailles"

13
Number of bedrooms

6,000
Square footage of the master bedroom

23
Number of full bathrooms

11
Number of kitchens, including a banquet kitchen and 10 satellite kitchens

30
Diameter, in feet, of the grand hall's stained glass dome

20
Number of cars that fit in the garage

67
Height, in feet, of the structure (although the first floor is situated underground to stay under the local height limit)

164
Length, in feet, of the Olympic-size swimming pool

$75 million
Price tag for the unfinished house

12 to 18
Estimated number of months it will take to finish construction, if the buyer sticks to Siegel's original plans

$100 million
Pricetag of a completed  "Versailles"

Source: Associated Press, Wall Street Journal, New Jersey Star-Ledger

 

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