The reason why the mansion was built is that after Hereke Carpets became famous around the world, it was thought that foreign guests visiting this region would have a bad impression if they stayed in the barracks. Sultan II. By the order of Abdülhamit, the German Emperor Kaiser II. It was built before Wilhelm visited Izmit.
The pieces of the mansion, which were prepared in Yıldız Palace for three weeks, were brought separately by sea and assembled on site with a one-day work.
The guests who visited Hereke and were hosted in this mansion were given gifts such as silk woven carpets, dress fabrics, handkerchiefs, neckerchiefs, mashlahs and prayer rugs. II. Wilhelm also presented an insect collection to the mansion.
Although it is not certain, no metal nails were used in the construction of the mansion, which is thought to have been prepared by the Italian architect Raimondo d’Aronco. It is estimated that the Bergere style sofa set in the mansion dates from the early 20th century.