Do you believe there is no place like home? For most of us, “home” evokes feelings of belonging and comfort. For some people, “the bigger, the better.” Curious about the biggest houses in the world? Read on. While houses have similar functions worldwide, different cultures have varying ideas and standards about the form, including their physical size.
You’re probably wondering what the biggest house in the world is. The biggest and most expensive property on this list is the Istana Nurul Iman Palace, located near the capital of Brunei. It holds the title of the biggest privately-owned residence in the world. The Sultan of Brunei resides in this palace, and it is one of the world’s costliest houses, with an estimated price of 1.5 billion dollars.
Biltmore Estate covers a floor area of 178,926 sq ft. on a sprawling 2,194-acre lot. This residence has four floors that contain 250 rooms, a 23,000-book library, 65 fireplaces, 43 bathrooms, an indoor pool, and three kitchens. This mansion has an estimated value of $37 million and is currently owned by Bill Cecil Jr. Combined with the value of the total land surrounding it. The property is worth a total of $101 million. The