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America's biggest house is on the block... $65 Million hmm... "Is that a Jumbo"?

America's biggest house is on the block

April 10, 2012: 5:00 AM ET
Versailles needs a buyer who is looking for a pad bigger than the White House.

Versailles needs a buyer who is looking for a pad bigger than the White House.

FORTUNE -- Versailles -- no, not the one in France but this one in Windermere, Fla. -- is for sale for $65 million, though half completed. Westgate Resorts founder David Siegel halted construction on his 90,000-square-foot dream house after the financial crisis buffeted his time-share biz. The home is the subject of a new documentary: The Queen of Versailles.
--Anne VanderMey

By the numbers:

22: The number of baths in the house, which also includes 10 kitchens, 13 bedrooms, a bowling alley, and a hall with a stained-glass dome that took three years to build.

$50 million: The amount Siegel has sunk into the house so far. BofA, which holds the mortgage, had threatened to foreclose, but Siegel says he is raising money and will finish the house.

10 acres: The size of this waterfront estate. The complex includes a baseball field, an underground 20-car garage, two movie theaters, and a roller-skating rink.

This story is from the April 9, 2012 issue of Fortune.




http://features.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2012/04/10/versailles-biggest-house/
 
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