The Biltmore Company
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What happened to the owner of the Biltmore Estate?
?The owner of the iconic Biltmore Estate in North Carolina has died at his home. Officials at the Biltmore Company say William Amherst Vanderbilt Cecil died Tuesday in Asheville. He was 89.
Where is the Biltmore Estate in North Carolina?
Get to know George Vanderbilt magnificent 8,000-acre estate in Asheville, North Carolina, with this list of Biltmore facts. Nestled in the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, Biltmore is the largest privately owned home in the United States, and was the vision of George Vanderbilt.
Why visit Biltmore Estate?
Since 1895, Biltmore has had the natural beauty of the mountains and the majestic house and gardens to beguile us, inspire us, and allow us to escape from the everyday.
When was the Biltmore House built?
After visiting Asheville in 1888, George Vanderbilt began the process of building his country home. Construction began in 1889 and Biltmore House was first opened to friends and family on Christmas Eve, 1895.