Pink castle, haunted jail among unusual properties now on the market

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty’s listing at 16 May St. in St. Augustine, known as The Pink Castle, will be showcased in a special charitable event on May 1.

Two unusual properties go on the market in North Florida

The St. Augustine historical landmark “The Pink Castle” at 16 May St. is being represented by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty, according to a news release. 

The unique 99-year-old house was designed and lived in by sculptor C. Adrian Pillars, most known for his statue titled “Spiritualized Life” in Jacksonville’s Memorial Park of a bronze winged youth rising above a globe. 

Wayne Wood, author of “Life: The Untold Story of Charles Adrian Pillars,” will offer a lecture, violist and current homeowner Marcy Jean Brenner will give a balcony concert, and a guided tour of the house and garden will be offered. 

Limited tickets are available from the Jacksonville Historical Society at Suggested donation is $30 per person to benefit the St. Augustine Historical Society, Jacksonville Historical Society and Memorial Park Association.