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Historic Elegance On Route 66

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

4 Bed, 3 Bath On Historic Route 66

This beautiful historic home was originally built in 1893 and was completely restored and remodeled in 2013. All conveniences are modern, all charm is historic. Two king beds, one queen and one twin accommodate groups nicely. Full modern kitchen and laundry facility included. Large yard, grill and patios invite relaxing with family and friends. Location allows you to WALK almost everywhere. History buffs will enjoy photos and artifacts on display in the home. Stay in one of Williams' most iconic homes, which has been featured in Flagstaff Mountain Living Magazine, This Old House and The Williams News, as well as The AZ Daily Sun. Recipient of 2015 Governor's Historic Preservation Honor Award. This property has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places by the Secretary of the Interior. MAXIMUM occupancy is 8.

More Details

Kerry-Lynn Moede
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 February, 2017

About Kerry-Lynn Moede

John & Kerry-Lynn bought the Historic Yellow House in 2012 and gutted it to the studs. They were excited to save and restore this fantastic piece of Williams rich history. John is a retired Fire Fighter/ Paramedic, Kerry-Lynn is a professional musician. Kerry-Lynn is a 4th generation Arizona native and has been happy to spearhead the project while John enjoys working as a support member of the Williams Volunteer Fire Department.

Kerry-Lynn Moede purchased this house in 2012

Why Kerry-Lynn Moede chose Grand Canyon

The Historic Yellow House was owned by the same family for 93 years! Before that, it served as the bunkhouse and supervisor's office for the Saginaw & Manistee Lumber Mill.

The rich history of the home and the area were fascinating. After years of watching the beautiful property fall into disrepair, we decided we had to do something. We carefully dis-assembled the entire property and saved everything historic that we could. Re-claimed wood, original floors and amazing stonework still remain. The yard continues to improve and based on historic photos will be restored soon. Artifacts and photos abound in the home. Charm and comfort of a bygone era welcome guests. A perfect 'summer cottage' in a wonderful mountain community.

What makes this house unique

The home is historic but the creature comforts are all fully modern! 800 thread count sheets, quality beds, comfortable chairs and reading nooks, fantastic kitchen, bright clean laundry room, fireplaces, original art, good books, games, tvs, Wi-Fi, grill, patios, gardens, fruit trees, off-street parking and the most convenient location in the middle of everything.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Williams in Arizona

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Walk in closet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Shares with two bedrooms
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathrooms are completely new builds. Light, bright and sparkling clean.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Downstairs master suite with full bath and fireplace
    Upstairs Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King bed, fireplace, reading chairs, en-suite bath.
    Upstairs King - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King bed, large room, fireplace, shared hallway bath.
    Single Room - 1 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Twin day bed and reading nook bed, shares hall bath
  • All bedrooms have high-quality beds, 800 thread count sheets and flat screen TVs with cable TV, unlimited Netflix and Wi-Fi, as well as iPod docks and radio alarm clocks. 3 of the 4 bedrooms have individual gas fireplaces.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming
All guests are greeted with fresh-cut flowers and personal introduction by the owner. This is truly a 'boutique' style rental that is sure to please.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(32 traveller reviews)

Historic Elegance On Route 66
average rating of 5.0 based on 32 reviews
Kingman, AZ

Beautiful Home!!!

  • 5 of 5

Pictures do not do this home justice!! The home was very comfortable and inviting. There were 6 of us that enjoyed this awesome place. The owners did a wonderful job with the restoration and preserving the history of the home. Beautifully decorated and had everything you could possibly need. It is walking distance from the grocery store and many other places. Bedrooms are roomy and have very comfortable beds. I cannot wait to stay here again! Thank you so much!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you got to ring in the new year The Historic Yellow House! Thank you for the nice review and for being so kind to the house. .. you are welcome back anytime!
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Columbus, Ohio

Perfect winter vacation place!!!

  • 5 of 5

The Yellow House was truly perfect for our family of 5 - kids aged 14-22. We used it as a 6 day jumping off point for visiting the Grand Canyon, Sedona, Flagstaff and surrounding amazing Arizona sights. We traveled a long way from Ohio and were not disappointed. We walked in after 11 pm to the gas fireplaces all on, lights and lovely Christmas music playing in the background - perfect! Kerry-Lynn couldn't have possibly been more helpful. When I blew out a pair of hiking boots she called around town to see if anyone carried them, when the cable went out she came right over to get it fixed - she's amazing! My favorite thing about the house was the scrapbooks showing the family who had lived there almost 100 years and the photos of the restoration project so lovingly done. It is so obvious that the owners care so much about the house and community - Williams AZ is lucky to have them!!! I truly hope my family will be able to make it back to Williams and experience again this lovely place!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am humbled by your review... thank you. I'm very happy you enjoyed your stay in Arizona! And thank you for the lovely card and Buckeye candy. That was very sweet of you!
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This is the place to stay when visiting Williams!

  • 5 of 5

We just loved this house!!! Decorated so elegantly.... And still had the Christmas Decorations up which we loved.  The owners did a fantastic job with the Restoration of this home, and to have all the history documented for you to read is just fabulous!   

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you are regulars to Williams... can't wait to have you back! Thank you for the kind revirew.
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Delightful accommodations in Williams, AZ

  • 5 of 5

Our family, 6 adults and 2 children, stayed at this unexpectedly wonderful historic home over the weekend of December 2-4, 2016. The house was fully furnished, very comfortable, delightfully detailed for the holidays, and nicely appointed. The home was within walking distance to the Polar Express, the zip line ride, and the historic downtown area with many very good restaurants and eateries. We would definitely stay here again and this would be a great place to stay if planning to visit nearby Grand Canyon and Flagstaff, AZ. The owner was always just a phone call away if we had any questions.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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West Berlin NJ


  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Yellow House for six nights as our home base for our adventure hike down to the bottom of Grand Canyon.

There were seven of us and the Yellow House (and Williams) exceeded all of our expectations in every way possible. There were no complaints from anyone about anything and all seven loved the place. It is a truly wonderful place to stay and it proudly shows the care and attention to detail put into it by owner Kerry-Lynn.

The renovations to the home result in a modern house that has the conveniences of a newer home without losing any of the historic charm of the older 1893 home. The house is stocked with kinds of thoughtful extra’s in the kitchen, laundry room and bathrooms to make your stay easy.

We got in late on our arrival day and owner Kerry–Lynn was nice enough to stop by and turn the lights on for us so it would not be dark when we arrived…a small thing but after 2 ½ hours driving from PHX in the dark it was really nice to walk into the lit up home. Kerry-Lynn is an owner that really cares about her home and the guests that stay there.

Williams is a charming western town ideally located for a Grand Canyon trip. The Yellow House is centrally located in Williams. The Safeway food store is right next door which was super convenient. There are many nice restaurants in town which can be easily walked to (Country Pine was my favorite but all that we tried were good). Bearazona is only 5 minutes away (very nice), Sedona about 45 minutes away (always beautiful) and Grand Canyon about 55 minutes away (simply indescribably beautiful). We did not have time to ride the Grand Canyon Train but it is just a block or two away and looked like fun.

If you are planning a stay in Williams AZ… then stay at the Yellow House and you won’t be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! You're HIRED as my new travel writer! What a lovely review... Thank you very much. I am so please you enjoyed your stay. And thank you for being so kind to the old house. You treated her like your own. Hurry back! Kerry-Lynn
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Such a GREAT home!!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed with girlfriends and all I can say is this place is AWESOME!! Beautiful, amazing location and Kerry Lynn could not have been more helpful-stay here!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again.
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Williams has PLENTY to keep you busy! Walk to the famous Grand Canyon Railway station and take the train to the Grand Canyon. Visit Bearizona's Wildlife Park. Play golf at Elephant Rocks Golf Course. Shop for gifts and art along Historic Route 66. Listen to live music while you dine at one of the many restaurants within walking distance. The immediate area features 7 mountain lakes, hiking trails and scenic drives. Annual festivals include Classic Car Shows, Rodeo Events, Parades, Bar-B-Que Cook-offs and The H.O.G. Rally. Williams is home to the Grand Canyon Brewery and up-and-coming wineries. The beautiful red rocks of Sedona are just South. The ski resort in Flagstaff is 30 miles East. Known as 'the gateway to the Grand Canyon', Williams offers activities, scenery, history and clean mountain air. This is the closest vacation rental to Route 66. Next door to the grocery store and walkable to the train station... We promise you will hear a train! If you're lucky, it will be the historic steam engine. Very cool!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Williams, Grand Canyon

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £200

We offer that SAME rates all year, and do NOT charge a premium for holidays or special events.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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