Villa Willa: Historic loft apartment in Red Cloud


Entire loft hosted by Willa Cather

  1. 4 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 3 beds
  4. 1 bathroom
Willa Cather is a Superhost
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This loft contains 1,400 sf of renovated space with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. It features 12 ft ceilings with large windows and natural light. Wood floors accent common areas, including a full kitchen (dishwasher, fridge, microwave, oven range/cook-top, and coffee maker). The master bedroom has 1 queen-size bed and the guest room has 2 full-size beds.

**Discounts available for week-long or month-long reservations**

The space
The loft apartment is located on the upper floor of the historic 1886 "Moon Block" in Red Cloud, NE. The building houses the National Willa Cather Center and opened in 2017 after a $7 million restoration. Large windows provide views of historic downtown Red Cloud, NE. Custom wood blinds provide privacy.

The rear of the building provides free parking off the alley. The alley entrance provides direct access to the ground floor and building elevator. The apartment can also be accessed from the front of the building, via exterior steps.

The ground floor of the building contains a coffee shop and wine bar (typically open Thursday through Saturday), as well as the National Willa Cather Center.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 double beds

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Washing machine
Air conditioning
Hair dryer
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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4.94 out of 5 stars from 80 reviews


Where you’ll be

Red Cloud, Nebraska, United States

The childhood home of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Willa Cather, Red Cloud, Nebraska also provides access to "America's most famous small town," including a 9-hole golf course; fishing, kayaking/canoeing, tubing, and stock tank floating opportunities on the Republican River; hiking and bird-watching at the native 612 acre Willa Cather Memorial Prairie; Street Car Days celebration the first weekend in August, annually.

The National Willa Cather Center is home to the largest collection of nationally designated historic sites dedicated to an American author. Visitors may take a guided tour of 7 historic buildings in Red Cloud described in Cather's books. The historic Opera House next door hosts regular art exhibits, plays, and concerts.

Hosted by Willa Cather

  1. Joined in July 2017
  • 80 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost
Current president and board member of the Willa Cather Foundation. Licensed real estate agent and property manager.


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  • Nick
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During your stay

When You Arrive:

Please use the street level stairway located beside the National Willa Cather Center bookstore. Upon booking, you will receive an access code for the lock box and additional instructions.

Willa Cather is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 15:00 - 22:00
Check out: 11:00
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Carbon monoxide detector not required Show more
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy