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At 40,000 square feet and 86 rooms, it is the largest home in Tennessee.  But the demolition starts on Monday

At 40,000 square feet and 86 rooms, it is the largest home in Tennessee. But the demolition starts on Monday

Knoxville demolished The most extravagant and most luxurious palace It starts on Monday.

Sharon Bailey, a realtor and representative of landlords, told Knox News that the dismantling of the 40,000-square-foot, 86-room Villa Colina is solely dependent on the Knoxville Utilities Board to make sure all gas lines are empty.

Bailey said the process will take several days once it begins. Total Demolition Services is leading the work.

The property was located at 5628 Lyons View Pike It was acquired by LView Properties LLC for $6.5 million last Octoberaccording to Knox County property records.

Real estate deals: Nearly $6 billion worth of Knox County property traded in 2021

Role: The median home price in Knoxville is unaffordable for the majority of residents

The property will be divided into three pieces For the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees, Chairs John Compton, Jamie, de Haslam, David and Annie Colkett.

A look back at the history of Villa Colina

Mike and Dean Conley were the first owners of the Italianate-style mansion and built the house in stages between 1993 and 2000.

It’s the largest house in Tennessee and the 84th largest in the country, according to Villa Colina’s website.

The mansion has eight bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, a commercial kitchen, and a three-story library, to name just a few of its bold amenities. Perhaps the most surprising room is the $5 million master suite, which includes Swarovski crystal chandeliers and $200,000 door handles.

Since 2010, the ownership has changed several times.

In 2011, Scott Boroff, former CEO of Miller Energy, bought the mansion for $9.5 million.

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Eric Barton, owner Vanquish around the worldbought it for $6.375 million in 2016 and invested about $3.1 million in energy efficiency upgrades.

Villa Collina was subsequently sold to 2020 Resolution Systems LLC for $11 million.

in December, An auction was held that attracted people from all over the country to sell items at home before demolition. From stained glass panels to ornate bathroom fixtures, the auction was filled with unique luxury items.

Silas Sloan: Covering Growth and Development in East Tennessee
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This article originally appeared on the Knoxville News Sentinel: The largest home in Tennessee is being demolished as of Monday