The Roanoke Island Inn, overlooking the waterfront of historic Manteo on Roanoke Island, site of the earliest English colony in America, is both a family home and an established inn. The estate and the Inn are attached but completely separated for total residential privacy. The main level comprises a spacious living area, two dining areas, an expansive kitchen with small office nook, a butler’s pantry and bar, and a comfortable library with fireplace. The living area features floor-length cottage-light windows and a gas fireplace with a simple historic mantle and marble surround. The inn’s eight guest rooms, three on the main level and five on the second, are linked on the second level by a breezeway overlooking the harbor. This is a rare combination of private residence and hospitality establishment, which offers the quiet and beauty of a small town on an incomparably lovely waterfront.