What Are Some of the World's Biggest Houses?

What Are Some of the World's Biggest Houses?

Some of the world's biggest houses are the Hala Ranch in Aspen, Colorado and The Manor, located near Los Angeles, California. In addition, the Maison de L’Amitie is one of the world's biggest houses at 60,000 square feet. Another one of the world's biggest houses, the Pensmore Mansion, is even larger than the Maison de L’Amitie at 72,000 square feet.

The Hala Ranch sits on 93 acres of land. At 56,000 square feet, the house is larger than the White House. The Hala Ranch has 27 bathrooms and 15 bedrooms. The grounds of the home include fishing ponds, a car wash and a sculpture garden. A tennis court, cross-country trails and a racquetball court on the property entertain residents and guests.

The Manor is slightly larger than the Hala Ranch at 56,500 square feet. Located in Holmby Hills near Los Angeles, the home has seven bedrooms and 47 acres of land. Features of the home include a large, double staircase that takes its inspiration from "Gone with the Wind." Former owners of the home include Candy and Aaron Spelling.

The Maison de L’Amitie sits on 500 feet of coastline. The house has a 50-car garage and more than 20 bathrooms. A previous owner of the home is Donald Trump. A Russian billionaire paid $95 million for the house in 2010.

Similarly, The Pensmore Mansion is in Missouri. Designers intended the mansion to withstand natural disasters. In addition, designers purposefully created the home to maximize energy efficiency.