The 10 Largest Homes In America

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50 CENT owns one of America’s largest homes

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The median home size in the U.S. is 2,135 square feet, a size suitable for most families.We looked up 10 houses that are ridiculously larger — at least 25X — than the average home.

By our count, these are the largest private homes in America. That doesn’t count various giant estates that have become museums, like the Biltmore and Monticello.

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title=”The 50 Cent Mansion—48,515 square feet—Farmington, Conn.”
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title=”The White House—55,000 square feet—Washington, D.C.”
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title=”The Spelling Mansion—57,000 square feet—Los Angeles, Calif.”
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title=”The Sultan of Brunei’s Estate—65,000 square feet—Las Vegas, Nev.”
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title=”Montagel Way Mansion—65,000 square feet—Birmingham, Ala.”
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title=”The Bill Gates Mansion—66,000 square feet—Medina, Wash.”
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title=”Junk Bond Legend Ira Rennert’s Mansion — 67,000 square feet—Sagaponack, NY”
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title=”Overwatch Intelligence Exec Steve Huff’s Under-Construction Behemoth — 72,215 square feet—Higlandville, Mo.”
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title=”Versailles—90,000 square feet—Orlando, Fla.”
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title=”Here’s how they compare to some of America’s historic landmarks:”
content=”The Biltmore in Asheville, N.C.: 175,000 sq ft

Oheka Castle in Huntington, N.Y.: 109,000 sq ft

Meadowbrook Hall in Rochester, Mich.: 88,000 sq ft

The Breakers in Newport, R.I.: 66,000 sq ft

Monticello in Charlottesville, VA: 11,000 sq ft”
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title=”And here’s where the wealthy spent their paychecks last year…”
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