Ca d' Zan, House of John (1866 -1936) and Mable (1875 - 1929) Ringling Info from Ringling Museum
Ca da Zan was completed in 1925, Cost 1.5 million, is 200 feet long - 36,000 sq feet.
the house has 2 fronts, this one faces the road, the one in the header is the front that faces Sarasota Bay
In 1925 visitors came by boat,the only access was a logging trail through swampland
41 rooms, 15 bathrooms, five stories high, basement
the tower is 81 foot high
Not bad for a winter home.It’s not the Holiday Inn, it’s the Rest of the Year Inn.
above is the Sun Porch.
this house is so big, you need a GPS to find your way to the master bedroom each night.
Or you could have a different bedroom for each day of the week.