Mahogany makes up the beams in the ceiling as well as down the walls.  There are large columns, windows and a grand staircase as you enter the house. According to historical data, the staircase was built and torn down seven times before Mrs. Burnett was completely satisfied that it was perfect.

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The mansion is surrounded by huge columns supporting a two-story front porch. In addition, columns also support a covered circle drive.  The porch circles the home, creating a glamorous space for outdoor entertaining or afternoon tea.

Bates Burnett made his money in oil and wanted a grand home to be a featured attraction in Sapulpa. The 6,500 square foot plantation-style home has tiffany stained glass windows and fixtures, cut glass windows and doors. It was built to be a great place to entertain.

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Among many unique features of this house is the "Card Room", which has a private entry door arrayed with a 14-Karat gold "B". The room was used by Mr. Burnett to entertain his friends, where they would drink, smoke and play cards.