The Most Expensive Homes‘ Team is pleased to present you the “Guitar House”, so named for its sprawling guitar-shaped driveway, is the largest estate in Alabama. According to DeCaro Luxury Auctions, which is selling the property (without reserve) at an auction on October 31, the 15-bedroom mansion, set on 27 acres in Birmingham, has a private horse riding arena and access to private pastures and riding trails in the Appalachian Mountains.
Inspired by historic French and Italian castles of Europe, the house was built by European artisans who took residence in the home to handcraft the stucco, marble, limestone and decorative features.
See below for a look inside this Alabama Mansion Inspired by Versailles!
The crystal chandelier and ceiling mural are attention grabbers.
Where to Get Work Done
Could the ceiling mural be distracting? We could probably get used to it.
The Guitar Driveway
A divided stone driveway, designed in the shape of a guitar, is surrounded by landscaping and a center fountain.
A Grand Entrance
Double French doors open to a front hall with dual winding staircases, a custom-painted ceiling mural, and a crystal chandelier.
This Way In
The commanding approach angle offers a peek of the main house.
The Screaming Eagle Goes Here
There’s room for 2,000 bottles of wine.
We’re Not in Alabama Anymore
Toto, I Have a Feeling We’re Not in Alabama Anymore… But indeed we are!
One of the Master Bathrooms (There Are Two)
On the first floor, separate his and her master wings each have a bedroom, a bathroom with custom Sherle Wagner hardware, a walk-in closet and a sitting room.
The Kitchen Is Dinner Party Ready
There are Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances, a center island, and an attached eat-in nook.
Source: House Beautiful
Images: Decaro Luxury Auctions