At nearly 50,900 square feet, the Chase home will be slightly larger than billionaire Bill Gates' home in Washington, about 4,000 square feet smaller than the White House and 20 times larger than the average-size home in America.
New England's Largest Home Being Built
The average U.S. home measures about 2,500 square feet - up from 1,995 square feet in 1988 - according to the National Association of Home Builders. But while houses are getting bigger, rarely are they built as big as the new Chase house.
Then there's the smallest:
Marianna Cusato's Katrina Cottage, originally designed to house victims of Hurricane Katrina, is available to Louisiana and Mississippi residents in floor plans ranging from 544 to 936 square feet. The cost is $45 to $50 per square foot, or $50,000 for the largest model.
Smaller houses can be a perfect fit for many homeowners
How about these two in the Village?
The ever-changing urban view is a blessing, considering their entire one-bedroom apartment measures about 200 square feet, including the bathroom, the separate bedroom and the huge 19th-century fireplace that they occasionally use for roasting marshmallows.
About 100 Square Feet Per Person