Biltmore owner William A.V. Cecil dies at 89
November 2, 2017,
William A.V. Cecil, owner of the famed Biltmore Estate and grandson of its creator, George W. Vanderbilt II, died Oct. 31 at the age of 89.
Cecil was a champion of the preservation of the Asheville, N.C.-based estate, and spearheaded restorations and growth that turned it into a profitable enterprise.
Home furnishings companies that have partnerships with Biltmore For Your Home brand, which draws inspiration from architecture and furnishings inside Biltmore, include Capel Rugs, Fine Furniture & Design, Art Classics, Habersham Home, Wildwood Lamps and others, according to releases and links on Biltmore’s website.
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