The house was built in 1946 and was named the Queen Elizabeth Guest House, to capitalize on the growing tourist trade with rooms available for rent for $1 a night. When the house was built, the streets of downtown Manteo were sand. Four br, 2 bath, sleeps 10. Built in 1946, this quaint, sunny, spacious, and historic house has a natural charm. Hardwood floors, comfy breakfast nook, wood stove, outdoor shower, fenced-in yard are some of the much-loved features.