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Downtown Victorian Cottage - In Historic District - Beautifully Restored

Bedrooms 3
Space 116 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, Sleeps 6-7

This beautiful 3 bedroom 1901 Victorian Cottage is what Prescott is all about. Located in the downtown historic district, it is within easy walking distance of all that Prescott has to offer, including fine restaurants, theaters, art galleries, antique stores, boutiques, historic Whisky Row and the courthouse square where many exciting activities happen through out the year. Spacious home with high ceilings, character and charm galore. Comfy beds and nice linens, lots of homey touches that will make you want to return again.

Karen Sowards
Member since: 2009
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2018

About Karen Sowards

I have lived in Prescott since 1995 with my husband and yellow lab, Chief. I am a realtor with Red Arrow Real Estate and love our historic neighborhoods and homes. We love Prescott and can't imagine living anywhere else!!

Karen Sowards purchased this cottage in 1998

Why Karen Sowards chose Prescott

The property is well located for walking to our beautiful downtown square, shopping, restaurants, entertainment. The home is spacious and comfortable with lots of historic charm.

What makes this cottage unique

There are two bedrooms on the main floor and one upstairs, making it very comfortable and private for groups of up to 7.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Prescott

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 116 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Cute and updated bathroom with claw foot tub with shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed , 1 single bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
  • Spacious and comfortable bedrooms, queen and double are downstairs, twin beds are in upstairs bedroom
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • caving
  • tennis
The cottage has been updated with many modern amenities for your comfort, but still maintains the old home charm, with high ceilings, lots of crown molding and a beautiful oak staircase. The bathroom has a clawfoot tub with shower, the kitchen is well equipped and has a gas stove, built in microwave and frig. The dining room has a round oak table with 4 chairs and a breakfast buffet with coffeemaker and toaster. The living room is comforable and cozy and there is a flat screen TV with DVD player, stereo, high speed wireless internet and central air conditioning. There are 2 bedrooms on the main floor, one with a lovely 4 poster queen size bed and the other with a comfortable full size Jenny Lind bed and a 3rd bedroom/den is upstairs with two twins. There is a lovely courtyard area with patio table, barbecue and flowers for your outdoor entertainment. The home is turn-key with linens, dishes, towels provided and there is a washer/dryer.


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Downtown Victorian Cottage - In Historic District - Beautifully Restored
average rating of 4.8727274 based on 55 reviews

Perfectly amazing as promised

  • 5 of 5

Parking: plenty of parking behind the home, enough for two full sized vehicles. Lighted in the back too backing to a very docile ally way.

Home: Very comfortable and exactly as described. Beds had top quality bedding, and very inviting. Kitchen had all the proper equipment and cookware if you wanted a meal in. Everything was super clean on check in and just perfect decorated.

Location: Walking distance (less than a mile) to great many restaurants. Town square is the same. We drove the first afternoon but walked the rest. Even with a 5 and 2 year old we never felt uneasy. Very close to some parks and best of all less than 10 minute drive to Watson Lake. Great views there with easy to moderate trails. The home was quite (even on a busy road) and close to all the action.

Owner: had very few needs to interact with the owner because everything was wonderful, but when we did she was quick to respond and an absolute pleasure.

All and all I'm going to miss our time there. I will be looking up this house again for our next venture to Prescott. Book it and you won't be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: 15/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Matthew, Thanks so much for the great review!! We would love to have you and your family back anytime!! Regards, Karen
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Perfect Weekend Get-Away

  • 5 of 5

We had a great weekend getaway in Prescott staying at the Milligan House. . There was plenty of room for everyone to spread out and have their own space, yet had a living room where we could sit around and visit. It was very convenient to downtown, Whiskey Row and shopping. Everything was exactly as described , the beds were very comfortable and Karen was very easy to work with and we all agreed we would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 26/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to review my cottage. I wanted to let you know that we are in the process of enclosing the side courtyard area with a privacy fence and gates, so that will make the outdoor area much more appealing, as the weather warms up a bit. It will also make it more pet friendly, for those who would like to bring their well behaved dog for the weekend. We would love to have you back anytime. Also, keep in mind that I also have a 2 bedroom a one bedroom and a studio available, if you should come with a smaller group, all near downtown. Karen
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Great house, great family fun

  • 5 of 5

We have made Prescott a yearly destination for our family's extended weekend vacation. The Milligan house is a beautiful 1901 Victorian Cottage and felt like home as soon as we walked in. It is beautifully decorated, very clean and well maintained. The kitchen was well stocked, comfortable beds in all 3 bedrooms with top quality bedding. The bathroom was very clean with plenty of towels, soap and hair dryer. Keep in mind the beautiful claw foot tub could be a bit tricky for the elderly. The cottage is within walking distance to many restaurants, antique stores, boutiques, grocery store, Whiskey Row and much more. There is a bit a traffic noise but we were not bothered by it in the least. We spent some time fishing at Goldwater Lake, just a short 10 minute drive and made great use of the picnic area and playground.

This home has a lot of history and the owners have done a fabulous job restoring it to its original splendor. Karen was very accommodating and quickly responded to all our questions.

Thank you Karen for sharing your home with us. We truly enjoyed our stay and your hospitality. We will certainly be back!

  • Review Submitted: 21/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very cute and cozy Cottage.

  • 5 of 5

Great cottage we had a really good time. The Christmas tree and decorations were a cute addition. Beds were very comfortable. It was fine for us but my only concern would be elderly guests may have difficulty getting in and out of the shower/tub. We would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 18/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

We have been going to Prescott every year for the past 10 years for the Christmas parade and Court house lighting, and we have stayed at numerous weekend rentals. This was the nicest rental we have stayed at yet. It is very clean and well maintained with three beautiful bedrooms. The location is very well stocked with everything needed for a family of four.

Two minor things- the one bathroom features a beautiful Victorian-style bathtub, but was a bit of a challenge for a 6' 4" person as myself to use. Also a DVD player would have been nice to have with the TV (which was a nice-sized screen with lots of cable channels.) Overall this did nothing to take away from our stay.

We highly recommend this rental!

  • Review Submitted: 03/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Robert, Thanks you so much for the great review, I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. I have been meaning to add Netflix to the TV and in fact, am going to do that this morning. Sorry I didn't have that set up before your visit. I hope you will come back again soon! Warm Regards, Karen
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Cameron park

Cozy and Convenient

  • 5 of 5

I very comfortable place to stay, within walking distance of lots of restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: 29/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Explore our historic old west town.

* Hike.

* Fish.

* Play Golf.

* Shop.

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Prescott is known as 'Everyone's Home Town' and is rich in old west history and charm. Our downtown square has frequent arts/crafts shows and many festivals and musical activities throughout the year. It is surrounded by national forest, has several lakes within 10 minutes of downtown and numerous hiking trails. We are also a short day trip to the red rocks of Sedona, the old west mining town of Jerome, Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon and the Phoenix/Sedona area.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposi AU$127.43
Cleaning Fee AU$95.57 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.32%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.