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Walk To Everything On Route 66

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

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.

This home does NOT have air conditioning. We have large screened windows and ceiling fans that keep guests quite comfortable, however Williams does experience 3-4 "hot" days per year. (90 ish)

We do NOT allow parties or special events at this time.

More Details

Owner
Kerry-Lynn Moede
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 December, 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 Williams

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.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Williams in Coconino County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • We do NOT allow parties,or special events.
  • This house is better suited for OLDER children. It is NOT baby/toddler safe.
  • We do not have central air conditioning
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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.
Bedrooms:
  • 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. 3 of the 4 bedrooms have individual gas fireplaces.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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.

Reviews

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(41 traveller reviews)

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Walk To Everything On Route 66
average rating of 5.0 based on 41 reviews
5

Phenomenal Home - Might as Well be a Museum

  • 5 of 5

This home was everything we wished for times one hundred. Immaculately clean with absolutely every last detail covered. What do you need? No worries, they thought of it. My family (2 parents and 2 adult daughters) stayed here and wanted for nothing. Perfectly laid out with downstairs bedroom and bath along with kitchen laundry dining and living area. Upstairs 3 rooms 1 with on suite bath. Another bath shared by the other two bedrooms. All had TVs and heaters. Plenty of storage closet space sitting areas. The yard was fabulous with places to hang out and a gas grill. Behind the house is a Dairy Queen which dad LOVED. The other direction was a grocery so you can stock up for your meals. You can walk a few blocks to historic 66 to find shops food etc. Easy on off freeway and about 40 min to Grand Canyon. The owner has thought of every detail and was attentive throughout our stay. The efforts put into this home clearly come from love. We so enjoyed reading through the books about the homes history. This was truly the gem of our 4600 mile road trip. We were here in the fall so temps were great. There is no ac so keep in mind for summer. It was never an issue for us. Thank you for sharing this lovely piece of history with our family.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh, Lisa... thank you SO MUCH for the lovely review! As much as this house means to me, it is very rewarding to have guests such as you enjoy your stay so much. You gave me a terrific pat on the back. Thank you. ☺
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Kennesaw, GA
5

Family Southwest vacation

  • 5 of 5

The Yellow House was perfect for our family vacation to the southwest. Great location and perfect for walking on Route 66 and Grand Canyon Railway. We hope to visit the area again and stay at the Yellow House.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You guys are WELCOME back anytime! I'm so glad you enjoyed the house and Williams.
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5

best home in Williams!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here a few times and love it! The house is cozy, clean and perfect. One of the best in Williams...

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ahhh, shucks! Thanks guys. See you again soon, I hope.☺
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5

Beautiful, clean, well-equipped and perfect for our family!

  • 5 of 5

Kerry-Lynn did an amazing job of communicating with us and making sure we had what we needed. The house is gorgeous and comfortable. The location is ideal. Thank you for a fabulous trip!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the terrific review. I'm very glad the house was comfortable and cozy for you!
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5

Beautifully restored house! Great for our small group, can walk to everything along Rt 66,

  • 5 of 5

Wish we had more time there. The house is great, clean, newer appliances, roomy, great beds, they really did a great job restoring this house.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Ron! Maybe we will see you again someday...
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5

Great historic house in a convenient location!

  • 5 of 5

Six of us (and one dog) spent a week here in Williams. This house was perfect - plenty of room for everyone to spread out and comfortable common areas when we were all together. The history of the house is quite interesting. The location is great - Safeway and DQ are right out the back door and there are many restaurants and shops within walking distance. The house is extremely well stocked - the best I've ever seen for a VRBO rental. The owner was very friendly and responded quickly to any questions we had. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us... hurry back!
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Location

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!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Williams, Arizona

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£829
for 2 nights
From
£415
£1,659
£4,976
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £186.13
Tax Rate 11.4%

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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