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A towering tribute to Christmas

Posted on 11/20/2015 by Jean Sexton

Our magical Candlelight Christmas Evenings bring the season to life with flickering candlelight and cozy flames, plus the sounds of choirs and musicians to create an intimate atmosphere in...

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How a first-timer helps deck Biltmore’s halls

Posted on 11/11/2015 by Jean Sexton Comments(3)

For the past decade, Tracy Ross has enjoyed Christmas at Biltmore from the sidelines, first as a host in Biltmore House and then as a member of the Reception & Ticketing Sales Center team....

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Celebrating a Gilded Age Christmas

Posted on 11/10/2015 by Jean Sexton Comments(5)

Each year, our floral department selects a theme inspired by the Vanderbilt era, and they interpret it throughout the entire estate, from Biltmore House to Antler Hill Village & Winery, plus...

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Behind Biltmore’s Hidden Doors

Posted on 09/21/2015 by Joanne O'Sullivan Comments(6)

Biltmore House was designed both for aesthetics and hospitality. Concealed doors, such as the one pictured above in the Billiard Room, were designed to create a seamless appearance but provide...

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A legacy of loving care

Posted on 09/16/2015 by Jean Sexton Comments(3)

When George Vanderbilt moved into Biltmore House in October 1895, he wasn’t alone—a stately pair of lions were already there, flanking the entrance to his new home. While the lions...

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