Williams House

The Williams House in Lawrence, KS offers eclectic, historic charm, which makes it an ideal location for a variety of events from fundraisers to weddings. Built in 1861, the limestone home features Turkish carpets, weathered wood mantels, a stylish blend of modern and classic furniture, and gardens blossoming Spring to Fall.


Located at 700 California, just three blocks northwest of the Kansas University campus, Williams house property covers 8.6 acres of wood, meadow and landscaped perennial beds filled with indigenous flowers, herbs, and vegetable gardens. Standing quietly in the valley is a limestone ruin of a barn that has been converted into an open air garden of annuals, climbing vines of honeysuckle, clematis and roses. Two wooden decks have been incorporated into the structure, hosting plush, pillowed garden furniture and cozy seating arrangements.  This ruin offers itself as an ideal backdrop for wedding ceremonies and cocktail gatherings.


With its unique location less than one mile from Lawrence’s finest hotels and restaurants, Williams House offers a country setting with city convenience. Come visit and be surprised by the solitude and charm of this historic treasure.