The Biltmore House is beautiful mansion outside of Asheville, not far from Gatlinburg, that was originally built in 1889 by one of the descendants of the Vanderbilt clan. This huge mansion is a popular attraction, drawing in hundreds of thousands of visitors each year to enjoy its gorgeous French-Renaissance-style architecture. It is the largest privately owned home in the country, spanning 175,000 square feet and with 250 unique rooms. With a visit to Biltmore House, you can also view 75 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, a 70,000 gallon swimming pool, a bowling alley, a two-story library, a large art collection, a bass pond, and more. The home also features a four diamond hotel and a winery on-site.