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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mansion

A mansion is a large dwelling house. The word itself derives through Old French from the Latin word mansio "dwelling", an abstract noun derived from the verb manere "to dwell". The English word "manse" originally defined a property large enough for the parish priest to maintain himself, but a mansion is no longer ...

www.zillow.com/advice-thread/what-seperates-a-house-from-a-mansion-is-it-sq-ft-or-number-of-rooms-or-floors-or-lot-size/416755

Sep 22, 2011 ... I would say it depends where you live in my neighborhood 3,000 is tiny, 4,000 is small 5,000 is normal 6,000 a good size and 7,000 large and anything over 9,000 a mansion, but if you live in a trailer camp or whatever they call those things then you would call a 4 bedroom 4 bath a mansion at 2,500 sq ft.

www.realtor.com/advice/buy/what-is-a-mansion

May 18, 2017 ... What is a mansion? Do visions of huge manor houses with acres of lush green lawn, sweeping staircases, and grand ballrooms dance through your ... are expected, and, lately, sustainable materials, smart home features, and elaborate security systems make the list of desirable amenities in mansions.

www.quora.com/What-are-the-defining-characteristics-of-a-mansion

Technically, realtors term mansions as houses that have at least 8,000 square feet of floor space. Until the twentieth century, European mansions contained ball rooms, billiard rooms, several ... I've heard between 8K and 10K sq feet as the lower limit for what makes a house a "mansion". It kind of drives me crazy when real ...

www.curbed.com/2012/4/20/10377920/the-five-largest-houses-currently-on-the-market-in-america

Apr 20, 2012 ... After the mansion was sold by Blair's heirs, it served as a convent. Local legend holds that the Mother Superior, either possessed by the devil or entranced by some pagan ritual, murdered her fellow nuns and today patrols the grounds as a ghost. The pragmatist would say that makes for a good deal, after ...

www.wisegeek.org/what-is-a-mansion.htm

A mansion is a very large house. Though a traditional mansion would usually have been part of an estate, a modern mansion might...

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Ready for a luxury home? These mega mansion floor plans and blueprints from eplans.com treat you to upscale amenities, huge square footage, ultimate kitchens, and more.

www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-4791748/Eminem-makes-loss-puts-5million-house-sale.html

Aug 15, 2017 ... Eminem has put his sprawling Michigan mansion up for sale for $2million - less than half of what he bought it for 14 years ago. It seems the 44-year-old rapper's star power wasn't enough to beat Detroit's falling house values, as he has listed the six-acre home for $1.9million - despite originally buying it for ...

www.mountvernon.org/the-estate-gardens/the-mansion/ten-facts-about-the-mansion

George Washington began leasing the property in 1754 and although he did not inherit it outright until 1762 , he expanded the house in 1758, raising the roof to make the Mansion two and a half stories high. In 1774, he began to add the north and south wings, the cupola and piazza to create the structure we see today.