What is mansion?


A mansion is a very large sprawling dwelling house. U.S. real estate brokers define a mansion as a dwelling of over 8,000 square feet (740 m2). A traditional European mansion was defined as a house which contained a ballroom and many bedrooms. Today, however, there is no formal definition beyond being a large and well-appointed house.

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Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires - History
... built overlooking a French Renaissance-styled mansion, which houses the suites the hotel currently houses 138 guest rooms, including 27 suites ... The Mansion was a wedding gift from Mr ... in 1920, and remains one of the most architecturally significant mansions in the Recoleta area ...
Prospect Place
... Prospect Place, also known as Trinway Mansion and Prospect Place Mansion, is a 29-room mansion built by abolitionist George Willison Adams (G ... The mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Ohio Underground Railroad Association's list of Underground Railroad sites ... The mansion was rebuilt after the fire, with modern fire stopping added to it ...
Art Gallery Of Greater Victoria - The Victorian Mansion
... Designed by William Ridgeway Wilson, the Spencer Mansion was built in 1889 ... The Mansion was donated in 1951 by Miss Sarah Spencer to become the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria ...
G. W. & W. D. Hewitt - Selected Buildings - Residences
... Gibson mansion), Wynnewood, Pennsylvania (1881) Drexel Development Historic District speculative rowhouses for Anthony Joseph Drexel on the block bounded by Pine, new 39th, Baltimore, and 40th Streets in Philadelphia ... Coxe mansion, 280 W ... Houston mansion), Willow Grove Ave ...
The "modern" Mansion
... Mansions built during the last and present centuries usually have specially designed rooms meant to accommodate leisure activities of a particular kind ... the beginning of the 20th century no true mansion would have been built without a room to house a private library or office, while at the beginning of the 21st century the ... Most recently, mansions have been built with integrated domotics ...

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    I draw the sword myself; take it, and hit
    The innocent mansion of my love, my heart.
    Fear not, ‘tis empty of all things but grief.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)