Tabatabai House, like other monuments of that time, enjoys the luxurious decoration and originality of architectural tailored to the specific cultural and geographic region. Tabatabaei House consists of three interior and exterior sections, and a section dedicated to the attendants. The house is almost 5,000 square meters and has 40 rooms, 4 yards, 4 basements, 3 windwards and 2 aqueduct. The central yard is located in exterior, two courtyards are in interior and one yard is in attendant sections.
Tabatabai House has veiled architectural style, which is Islamic style for keeping privacy of the interior section of the house, gowdal baghche (sunken garden) which is another Traditional Architectural Style to utilize natural energies. This style has been able to bring about climatic comfort for the residents. For example, the residents can enjoy the cool weather in hot seasons and they can also, used the small streams for their gardens. The architectural style is symmetrical and introverted as well. (An introvert house has a sharp separation between private and public life).
Thus, the house would be strengthened and earthquake resistant. The house had belonged to a trader man in carpet field. The most important trade of Kashan has been rugs and carpets and many of the rich men in this city are active in carpets and textiles fields.