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The Christmas House

361 Historic Maple Avenue, Elmira, NY 14904
+1 607-734-9547
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The Christmas House

Make sure you’re not in a hurry when you visit way too much to see and enjoy! Friendly staff close... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
joyd175
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Elmira, New York
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Christmas is coming

Made my annual visit to the Christmas House in Elmira. Bought all my special ornaments. Their... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Jo Ann T
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You'll find favorites for not just the holidays but EVERYday in our seasonal Queen Anne Victorian Shop. Check our on-line calendar of events as we almost always have something fun going on or become our Facebook friend to know the latest and greatest!
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good9%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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361 Historic Maple Avenue, Elmira, NY 14904
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure you’re not in a hurry when you visit way too much to see and enjoy! Friendly staff close by to assist when neededMore

Thank joyd175
ElfJulie, Owner at The Christmas House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your nice review. You could have stayed longer (we would have fed you! LOL) It's so much more fun to come on a day when we're not super busy so you can take your time. It sounds like that's exactly what you did!...More

Reviewed 19 October 2017

Made my annual visit to the Christmas House in Elmira. Bought all my special ornaments. Their selection is very large and varied. Prices are reasonable. The "elfs" are very helpful and always have good ideas for my hard to find ornament. Always have at least...More

Thank Jo Ann T
ElfJulie, Owner at The Christmas House, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thanks for making your annual trek Jo Ann and special thanks for the nice review. We appreciate both very much!

Reviewed 19 October 2017

A very nice place with so much to look at. Besides Christmas decorations there are a lot of nice things for gifts and holidays. Very friendly owner. The house is beautiful as are many other homes in the area. Worth a ride down the street...More

Thank chruss
ElfJulie, Owner at The Christmas House, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thanks for visiting and especially for posting such a nice review. If you ever come back in the summer months, there's a great trolley ride of the area you would love (that takes you through an area with loads of historic homes!) There are also...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

I always visit the Christmas House when looking for unique gifts for Christmas and other occasions. Sometimes I stop by just to see what's new. I'm never disappointed. The owner and staff are pleasant, never pushy, and eager to discuss what they have available. Today...More

Thank LindaL47682
ElfJulie, Owner at The Christmas House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thanks for shopping with us at The Christmas House. It sure is fun for us to find those unique gifts you're talking about and it's equally fun finding new owners who will love them. Thanks for the 5-star review and for taking the time to...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Nice place to browse. I often get gifts here for others. Staff is friendly and prices are reasonable.More

Thank Karringtyn
ElfJulie, Owner at The Christmas House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thanks so much for the great review and rating. We appreciate you taking the time to do that. More than that, we appreciate you "shopping small" with us. Next week is our anniversary sale (35th year....woot woot!) If you're in the area, stop in for...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Nice, clean, friendly shop. There are a lot of unique items. Don't be surprised by the name, they have a lot of Halloween miniature town settings too. My wife and I enjoyed the old home that housed the Christmas Shop. It's located in a historical...More

Thank Nantieau
ElfJulie, Owner at The Christmas House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review and post a comment. YES...our name is "deceiving" as we now carry Halloween, as you mentioned, but also gourmet foods, ladies accessories, jewelry and gifts for birthdays, weddings, showers, etc. We say, "Not Just For Christmas Any More!"...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The staff was very friendly, pleasant to talk to and helpful. Prices are reasonable and plenty of items to choose from to build on anyone's Christmas decor. Loved the 1894 architecture.More

Thank Shari A
ElfJulie, Owner at The Christmas House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thank-you for your review Shari. We just love our old Queen Anne Victorian house/shop. It makes decorating easy (for any occasion) when we have such a beautiful canvas to work from. Thanks for stopping and we hope you'll stop in again when you're in the...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017

The employees at the store were so great to us! We kept finding things we wanted and they helped us look up items in the catalogs. We will absolutely be going back !

Thank mcarole411
ElfJulie, Owner at The Christmas House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Thanks so much for the five star review. I'm so glad you had a great time here and the "elves" were helpful. I'm sure you were fun to shop with! We'll see you the next time you're in!

Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This was a delightful little shop in a gigantic old Victorian house. My favorite piece was the upside down Christmas tree. I want one!More

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ElfJulie, Owner at The Christmas House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thanks for the 5-star review (and for calling us delightful:-) I love that tree as well. I call it the tree for good girls and boys as there is plenty of room for our presents from Santa under it! We were so disappointed when they...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Lots of amazing rooms to browse through. Very elegant ornaments. This place tends to get crowded though.

Thank MrsJohnHibbard2Be
ElfJulie, Owner at The Christmas House, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thanks for writing. YES we can get busy (especially in December and on weekends!) Check out our website for "off season" activities and events when we have a wonderful selection and not nearly as many shoppers. Thanks for the 5 stars. We appreciate that!

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Chrissy H
28 July 2017|
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Response from ElfJulie | Property representative |
How much does what cost? There is no fee to come in if that is what you are referring to. How can we help?
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