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The Christmas House

361 Historic Maple Avenue, Elmira, NY 14904
+1 607-734-9547
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The Place for Christmas Shopping and More

Friday I had the pleasure to attend the grand reopening for the season of the Christmas House... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rick L
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Always fun to shop at The Christmas House!!!

Julie and her elves are so fun to shop with!! This store has so much to look at and every time I... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
Melissa D
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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!
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good9%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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361 Historic Maple Avenue, Elmira, NY 14904
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friday I had the pleasure to attend the grand reopening for the season of the Christmas House located in Elmira, NY. I always enjoy coming to the Christmas House and seeking what they have and buying something. Julie, her husband and staff are wonderful people....More

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ElfJulie, Owner at The Christmas House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

...and we always enjoy seeing you! Thanks for braving the incredible hot day we had and stopping by to say hello and checking out our new displays, gifts and fudge (yes, we can't forget the fudge! LOL) Thanks for your lovely note. It is much...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Julie and her elves are so fun to shop with!! This store has so much to look at and every time I think I have seen everything, there's more!

Thank Melissa D
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ElfJulie, Owner at The Christmas House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review. I'm betting as soon as you leave a room we're putting new gifts out...haha. We're happy to be back open for the season again (yippee!) Let the shopping fun begin!

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

The best place to go for anything Christmas related. Friendly staff in a gorgeous old Victorian home. During the holiday season lots of samples to eat & drink as well as specialty gifts.

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ElfJulie, Owner at The Christmas House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. We're now reopen for the season with lots of gifts for all occasions ("not just for Christmas anymore!") It sure is fun picking out what we think our shoppers will like. We hope you can stop by again soon!

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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

I stop at the Christmas house every year to pick out ornaments for our stockings. I love getting my kids and husband an ornament that has to do with something they were into for the year. I have never had a problem finding what I...More

Thank Katie B
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ElfJulie, Owner at The Christmas House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

WOW....I'll have to agree that you had an awesome experience if you can still find what you are hoping to a week or two before Christmas!!! LOL. Thanks for the great review...we truly do appreciate it. We are now reopen for the season and if...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 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

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ElfJulie, Owner at The Christmas House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

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

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Reviewed 18 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

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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!

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Reviewed 18 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

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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

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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

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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

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

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

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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

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Reviewed 20 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

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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

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