UPTOWN! Big House - The Saint James

House - Entire home/apt · St James St, Kingston, NY 12401, United States
Your host, Julian
11 Reviews
Response rate: 90%
Response time: within a few hours

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The Saint James, a Kingston New York Victorian home rental.

(Please note our calendar is somewhat flexible, please message us to inquire about your specific dates and will get back to you shortly)

Welcome to the Saint James, Kingston:
The Saint James is a newly renovated, enchanting entire home for rent in Uptown Kingston. If you're looking for a something really special in uptown Kingston or in Ulster County / Hudson Valley-The Saint James is perfect for that romantic weekend getaway or even a family trip upstate! Enjoy the Saint James' home where A-list celebs, actors & regular weekenders and families alike love to stay & enjoy! If you need a place to host some of your wedding guests, this beautiful home will be sure to impress them.

The Saint James is a Beautifully restored 1890’s Victorian home located in the historic Stockade district. The house is furnished with a mix of designer, modern and vintage Victorian and mid-century finds from the Hudson Valley thus creating a warm and elegant atmosphere. The airy 2 stories provides lots of natural sunlight and air.

This cozy and spacious house is vacation ready and boasts 3 airy bedrooms that can sleep 6, large dining room, living room / formal sitting room, entertainment lounge, kitchen, 2 full baths plus gated front and gated backyard.

The Saint James is family friendly and has plenty of room to both relax and entertain in.

We’re conveniently located in uptown Kingston- less than 2 hours from NYC and just a few minutes walking distance from the Kingston Trailways bus station. We’re a short drive off highway 87 and less than 15 minutes from Rhinebeck and other neighboring towns like Woodstock / New Paltz etc...

*Living Room Lounge (Sofa & 4 chairs) : This is our formal sitting room which seats about 8-9 persons with fireplace
*Grand Dining Room that comfortably seats 8+, with real candle lit chandelier, white/red & champagne glasses, plus side buffet
*Parlor Room/Entertainment lounge for entertaining: large sectional / teak bar / TV and media center (DVD player with an array of dvd’s / media center: Netflix/hulu/etc...)
*Kitchen: Stove / refrigerator / microwave / toaster oven
*1 Full bath

SECOND FLOOR FEATURES: 3 bedrooms / 1 full bath
Bedroom 1: Master bedroom with king bed
Bedroom 2: Guest bedroom with 1 queen bed
Bedroom 3: Guest bedroom with 1 queen bed
(Bedroom 4: Available after January 10th, 2014. Inquire within if 4th bedroom is needed for your stay.)
Full bathroom: Claw foot tub

THE GROUNDS at the Saint James Kingston:
*Front Yard & Porch: The newly painted porch features 2 rocking chairs and table perfect for sipping your coffee with your morning newspaper or book. Beautiful flower beds and cast iron urns to front yard with outdoor seating.
*Backyard: The back yard features a 6 foot stockade fence perfect for private outdoor gatherings. Brand new 4 burner propane grill with side burner. Beautiful flower beds, and koi & goldfish pond. Beautiful blue stone patio & river rock patio with outdoor dining set / wicker lounge set and new BBQ grill.

Washer / dryer in basement
Ice maker
Wireless Internet
Flat screen TV/DVD player (Roku player with Netflix)
Ipod music dock in the entertainment room
Private and on street parking (street parking available 24/7 infront of the St. James)
Kitchen appliances (Fridge, stove, microwave, toaster oven, juicer, and access to all pots/pans and cook ware)
BBQ Grill in backyard
Towels and sheets
Front porch
Private gated front and back yard

The house is located close to the best the area has to offer in upstate Kingston (View our Guidebook for a map of great hotspots in Uptown Kingston has to offer)
-It’s a 10 min walk to great shopping, restaurants, bars, and a fabulous Saturday morning Farmer’s Market
-Close driving distance great antiquing and flea markets in town of Hudson/Millbrook/Hyde Park/Rhinebeck, shop in Rhinebeck Village, explore mansions on the Hudson including the Mills, Montgomery Place and the Vanderbuilt Mansion….

Never been to Kingston? Check out our Guidebook for local things to do around the St. James! Or visit our website: TheSaintJamesNY ( . c o m ) There is a comprehensive list of restaurants, events and activities in area primarily focusing on Kingston!

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 8
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Extra people: $25 / night after 4 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $1375 /week
Monthly Price: $3500 /month
Security Deposit: $750
Cleaning Fee: $200
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict
Overall Guest Satisfaction
Check In
  • Julian was super quick to respond to all requests and concerns. The house was just as photographed. Towels and games come with the rental and the kitchen was fully stocked with pots/pans and baking materials - perfect for our friendly cook-off! The beds were comfortable and each bedroom had its own rustic charm. And the home was situated in a super convenient location for grocery shopping and parking was abundant.

    Kingston itself it a beautiful town with historic buildings and charming mom and pop stores. Definitely check out Half Moon Books if you have the time. :)

    May 2014
  • Julian was a pleasure to deal with. His responses to every question came within minutes, and he could not have made picking up and dropping off the key any easier. There was a very comprehensive "manual" in the foyer of how to work everything, and what they expected done and how before you left. The house itself is as large as the picture looks, and VERY roomy. It is also very nicely decorated and very comfortable! Everything you would expect to find at home is there, and very easy to find! It is also a very short walk to town which is filled with great restaurants and other things to see and do, so extremely well situated. We loved the house, and would definitely stay there again, both because we loved dealing with Julian, and because the house is really THE Saint James!

    April 2014
  • Professional and communicative folks.

    April 2014
  • I stayed at the Saint James in February. The house was amazing. Between the fireplace and the heating, we were toasty despite the cold outside. The home was warm, inviting, beautifully designed and well maintained. Julian, the host, was very sweet, accommodating and easy to communicate with, making himself available for quick question or assistance. We also walked into town and went to some of the destinations Julian recommended on his website (ie Boitsons, Duo, Stockade Bar...) which were spot on! We also cooked a couple delicious meals, and the kitchen was amply supplied with all the cookware and stemware we needed. Everything was so comfortable from the big beds to the furnishings in the entertaining spaces - we didn’t want to leave! I highly recommend this home to anyone wanting a place to get away Upstate NY. One of the best short trips I’ve taken in a while. Looking forward to staying there again!

    February 2014
  • Property is well-furnished but the central heating is not up to mark. We wore ski pants during the stay. There were space heaters provided but don't count on them cos once you pluck them in it short circuits everything. We had that at least 10 times until we decided to use ski pants as the solution. I come from the tropics and had to ask Julien what are space heaters since the check out list gave mention of them. The way he replied, I felt was condescending. Well, as Julien puts it having the cold weather is part of the New York experience. You may wanna try this experience but bring your ski pants. I felt for the amount charged it needs to have better heating and service.

    December 2013
  • Julian’s home was wonderful! Convenient location, easy entry, and stunning interiors. As soon as we walked through the door, we felt at home. Easy communication, and all in all, a totally five-star experience. Couldn't recommend The Saint James more highly!

    November 2013
  • We were so pleased with Julian's house- it is a beautiful Victorian & there was nice attention to detail. Julian was very responsive to emails & very accommodating. The house was clean, comfortable & had everything that we might need during out stay. I would highly recommend both Julian as a host & the St. James for a wonderful place to stay in the Hudson River Valley.

    October 2013
  • We enjoyed our stay and would stay there again. We found the beautiful house to be as described. Julian, the host, was accommodating and always quick to answer any questions we had.

    October 2013
  • Before we even explored the beautiful house and the perfect location, we thought 'We are home'. This wonderful property is possibly the nicest, most pristine clean and convenient house we've had the pleasure to stay in. It is wonderfully furnished, comfortable and has everything you could want for a perfect vacation. This is not your standard 'rental'. This is a fantastic home and we had an incredible time. Kingston is a perfect little town ,quiet but nor dead .We cooked in the wonderful kitchen and then we relaxed in the beautiful garden . The setting is idyllic. I have never slept so well in my life. There are not enough adjectives to fully describe how great our stay was. I can only say we will be back again and it was, in a word, inspiring. Thank you, Julian, for thinking of absolutely everything a vacation house needs.

    September 2013
  • The Saint James is a beautiful home located in Kingston. We were in Kingston for a wedding an the home was just perfect. It is easy walking distance to the center of town with great restaurants and shops.

    The house is decorated beautifully with a fare for design and a nod to whimsy. All the bedrooms are bright and very clean. The dining room, entertainment room and study are great places to relax.

    Best of all is Julian. He was very helpful before arriving in Kingston. He checked in several times during our stay to make sure everything was ok.

    Highly recommend this wonderful home for a weekend escape from the city or longer.


    June 2013
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Hi AriBNB! My name is Julian. I live in Astoria, NY / Kingston, NY. I love to travel.
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