Historic Elegance on Route 66
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
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.
Member since: 2014
- 1900 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Video Library:
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Theme Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
We offer that SAME rates all year, and do NOT charge a premium for holidays or special events.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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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!
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: 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.
Why the Owner Chose Williams, AZ, USA:
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.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
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.
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Living room, looking towards kitchen.
Living room with fireplace and writing desk
Queen suite with bay window
King room with shared bath
Twin room with historic display
King room with en-suite bath
Upstairs King Suite
Large yard with mountain views.
Roomy kitchen. All modern amenities.
Original Maple Floors and Pine Staircase
Downstairs Queen Bedroom with en suite bath
Vintage touches everywhere!
The reading/TV loft. Every teen's favorite hideaway.
Upstairs shared bath.
Upstairs en-suite bath.
Beautiful old stone work.
Back of house.
Luminarias at Christmas
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Monday, October 17, 2016
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