A photograph of the entrance to the Biltmore Estate, decorated for Christmas with garland and wreaths and bows.
An arial view of Biltmore mansion. The house was built to imitate the castles of Europe.
Another view of Biltmore house and grounds.
View of the Biltmore Estates. The grounds add to the majesty of the mansion. Similar to the house, the grounds were inspired by the landscape of European castles.
A photograph of the roof line of the Biltmore Estate mansion, which includes a view of the clock and the roof's spires.
A close-up photograph of the clock on the BIltmore mansion. In this image, you can see the two gargoyles that frame the clock.
A close up photograph of the stonework on the exterior of Biltmore mansion.
This photograph shows the detail on the exterior of the Biltmore mansion. Notice the round top doorways, the spiral columns, the windows, and the detail carvings on the roof.
A statue on the exterior of Biltmore mansion. Notice the detail carvings that frame the statue, as well as the numerous paned windows.
A photograph of the gargoyles on the roof of the Biltmore mansion. Notice the detailed carving that surrounds the statues.
A close up of one of the gargoyles on the exterior walls of Biltmore.
The conservatory on the Biltmore Estates. Glass was expensive in the nineteenth century, and the round top windows and the glass ceilings were signs of wealth and prosperity.
The grounds on the Biltmore Estate. Notice the decorative fence, the large statues, and the pools of water. In the days before electrical lawn care equipment, cutting lawns and hedges was time-consuming and costly.
Flowers at the Biltmore estate. Notice the covered walk ways that surround the garden.
A photography of a fountain at the Biltmore Estate. Notice the detail of the carving, including the backdrop.