Here’s your opportunity to own a successful turn key B&B on Ocracoke Island! The Castle B&B on Silver Lake is one of Ocracoke’s most treasured landmarks. The Castle is a visually striking structures on the harbor, with its steep-pitched roof, many dormers, roof-top widow’s walk and cedar shake exterior. This unique structure with Outer Banks style has a past as colorful as its architecture. Built in 1954 for wealthy industrialist Sam Jones, The Castle is on the National Register of Historic Places. In the late 1990’s, The Castle was modernized providing private bathrooms for each of the 12 bedrooms. All of the original wood walls, ceilings and trim-work (beautiful dental molding in most rooms) are intact. Central heat and a/c on first floor and mini splits for the remaining floors. The Castle offers a refined and upscale accommodation option while still maintaining the casual feeling of a historic Ocracoke cottage. The common areas include a gracious kitchen, elegant dining room, several sitting areas, parlor with a pool table and gas fireplace. The Castle shares the a pool, pool house and its amenities, bikes, parking, grilling area and floating dock. Each of the 12 rooms have beautiful antiques and several have views of Silver Lake. The Castle B&B has wonderful exterior spaces including 2 screened porches, 3rd floor back open deck with a distant horizon ocean view and a front open deck with 180 degree views of Silver Lake, the Sound and the Ocracoke Lighthouse. Most rooms have original oak flooring and cypress ceilings. First floor consists of the office, parlor, snack hall, dining room, kitchen, laundry room and 4 bedrooms. Second floor has sitting area, furnished screened porch, small library, new deck, common wet bar and 7 bedrooms. Top floor has 1 large bedroom with living area, additional entry sitting area, wet bar, large shower with view of lighthouse and access to a shared widow’s walk deck with unbelievable views. The Castle is a successful B&B; however, it could also be a 12 bedroom residence.