5 Take Aways from the Biltmore Estate
As you may know, the Biltmore Estate that is located in Asheville, North Carolina, is the largest home in America. This home is such a beautiful master piece packed with custom architectural inspiration. The Biltmore Estate has so many special features to offer that it will knock your socks off! Recently I was reading article and noticed some impressive features that are just so amazing considering this fantastic home was built in 1895! Think about what it must have took to build a home of this size back then... Scroll through our 5 take-aways from the Biltmore Estate, and let us know what you think!
1. The Grand Staircase
A staircase of this caliber built in the 18th century emanates elegance with wrought iron spiraling to impressive heights.
2. The Gardens of Biltmore
This 6950.4 acre private estate has some of the most beautiful landscaping one has ever seen! When you plan a visit, be sure to make time to walk through the gardens.
Talk about taking your indoor garden to the next level!! The Biltmore estate is known for their massive Conservatory that houses beautiful tropical plants all year long! To get some more plant life inspiration, check out our "Plants are a Must in Home Decor" blog post!
Talk about a Library! Imagine all the fascinating reads you can find in this space. Did you know that Mr. Vanderbilt used to read one book a day? Impressive!
The Biltmore Estate boasts 65 fireplaces that act as ornate centerpieces while also heating the whole house throughout.
5. Attention to Detail
The carved detail within the fireplace is like no other! Not to mention the beautiful crown molding complimenting the blue wallpaper, each room is special and unique.
Photos courtesy of Biltmore.com