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Ski in / Ski Out at 7000 Feet!

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View From the Seasonal Creek


Last updated: 12/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bear Valley chalet description


' HOME RUN' is a large, kid and pet-friendly ski chalet 99 steps to the downhill's Home Run to the village and a five minute walk to the lake; truly, a pristine ski-in and ski-out environment. It stays pristine because vehicles cannot reach the homes above the village as we are snowed in for most of the winter.

Therefore, alternative transportation such as a snowmobile (rentals @ Alpine or BV Snowmobile 753-2620) can be provided. You can walk, snowshoe and ski everywhere-we're just a mile from the lodge. Don't worry, this only adds to the adventure and kids love it.

This newly updated home is perfect for two families. The upstairs bedroom has a new queen bed and the loft has a new fold-out couch and futon. This floor is situated so that it enjoys spectacular morning color. The first floor bedroom has a new king bed and attached tile bath with radiant heat. The dining table seats ten. There is no television service at HOME RUN, but there is a ROKU home theater with NETFLIX, a piano, a fireplace, a nice view and more stars than you've ever seen; it is in one of NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC's 'Dark Spots'.

Many of our guests prefer the warmer seasons-colorful SPRING wildflowers on our creek, the golden aspens of AUTUMN and the beauty of a perfect BV SUMMER during our annual Music Festival. After a full day of activities perhaps enjoy a local fine wine in the private all-season hot tub. It's on 1300 square feet of decking and provides the setting for a stunning alpenglow experience.

Those who love Bear Valley for its solitude also love the ease of the journey. There are no mountain passes to traverse hence no avalanche closures; just straight up hwy. 4 from Murphys through the foothill's wine country, only 30 snow miles to the summit near Ebbetts Pass. The wide US SCENIC BYWAY to the mountain is always open. This is the closest ski resort to the Bay Area and definitely the easiest travel.

Feel free to stop at Val du Vino winery in Murphys and receive our discount.

*** Please open the attached US BYWAY link if you have further interest in this extraordinary wilderness area
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This is a tight, cozy ski house on a ridge above Bear Valley Village and as Lloyd Bridges once said in a TV piece'...Bear Valley is the hidden treasure of the Sierra'.


Week long discounts are available.

Keywords: Ski in-Ski out, cabin, chalet, retreat, fireplace, hot tub, views, lake, decks, privacy, quiet, family, wilderness


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Property Type

  • Chalet
  • 1660 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Massage


          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Besides being a complete ski area this is a high Sierra wilderness that offers backpacking, wildlife, spelunking, climbing, rafting etc. Alpine county is the least populated in CA-1212 people, 2 per square mile. No stoplights in the county, the largest town is 125 people. Peace and quiet. ...moreless


              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Music Library
              • Stereo
              • Television:

                Netflix, home theater, I-pod...moreless


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Spa
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Festivals
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Lake View:

                We're four houses off the lake (but the trees are growing)...moreless

              • Mountain View:

                The dramatic Dardenelles and Mt. Lyell in Yosemite (but the trees are growing)...moreless

              • Resort
              • Rural:

                We're in the Kit Carson Wilderness...moreless

              • Ski-In:

                leave your car in the village...moreless

              • Ski-Out
              • Village

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Ski Lift Privileges
              • Ski Privileges Optional
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Spelunking
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 10 people


              • Internet:

                hi speed ATT...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room:

                2 story...moreless

              • Mobile Phone
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Telephone:


              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine:

                Newish Maytag...moreless

              • Wireless Internet:


              • Wood Fireplace


              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                large, fully stocked, nice views...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven


              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio
              • Golf
              • Kayak / Canoe
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Ski & Snowboard:

                step out the front door...moreless

              • Tennis

              Pool / Spa

              • Communal Pool

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Included


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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Dec 16 - Apr 18, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $250 $295
                  Fri, Sat
                  Apr 19 - May 22, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  May 23 - Sep 7, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $200 $225
                  Fri, Sat
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $200 $225
                  Fri, Sat

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Cleaning $150 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 10%


                  Please call for the Bear Valley Music Festival

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                  Last updated: 12/01/2014
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                  95 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  SAC (Reno in the summer)
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  25 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  50 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Lake Tahoe/Reno
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Cal 4
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  1.5 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Mt Reba
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Bear Lake

                  Car: Necessary

                  Snowshoeing, Backpacking the nearby Pacific Crest Trail, Local fine Wine tasting, Recognized Art Galleries. Also, nearby are Big Trees STATE PARK and further south, Yosemite NATIONAL PARK. Lake Tahoe is to the north with Grover Hot Springs STATE PARK on the way. Also, California's historic GOLD RUSH towns are nearby as are Carson City, Nevada and the majestic Eastern Sierra leading to Death Valley NATIONAL PARK.

                  All of this is accessible on one of the few US SCENIC BYWAYS in California.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1990

                  About the owner: Although we live in Monterey, Bear Valley is our much- beloved sanctuary.

                  Why the Owner Chose Bear Valley:
                  My brother and I were skiing the central Sierra in the late 80's and never left. The idea of being at this altitude in a Wilderness area in a town of 125 people but with full amenities was extremely compelling.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:

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                  Speaks: spanish, mandarin, We'll try

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                  • View From the Seasonal Creek

                    View From the Seasonal Creek

                  • Lake View From Front

                    Lake View From Front

                  • New Kitchen

                    New Kitchen

                  • "HOME RUN"

                    "HOME RUN"

                  • Interior.....Dining Seats Ten

                    Interior.....Dining Seats Ten

                  • Ski In - Ski Out

                    Ski In - Ski Out

                  • Lower Bedroom

                    Lower Bedroom

                  • Living Room / Loft

                    Living Room / Loft

                  VRBO #19867

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                  This listing was first published here in 2002.

                  Date last modified - Friday, December 19, 2014

                  $175 - $295 per night (USD)

                  2 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 12/01/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                  Member since: 2002
                  Speaks: spanish, mandarin, We'll try
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