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1/2 Mile from Snow Summit Blvd!

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Last updated: 08/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

This spacious mountain home has the 'feel' of a cabin, the 'comfort' of a home, and the 'affordability' of a local motel. We want to let you know everything available to you this summer (see below). We are new to the business of renting out our treasured home and we would very much like to share the benefits of building a 'returning guest' list. In order to do that, we price our home low, while offering all the pleasures our guests might anticipate.

Our greatest feature, however, is our location. Although we are located just minutes from Snow Summit, the Village and the lake, we are just outside the 'busy' city, up the hill about 1/4 mile, on a dead end street which affords less traffic, and an elevated view. Adjacent to the end of the street, begins a series of hiking trails maintained by the San Bernardino National Forest.

Imagine entering the 'cabin-like' living room and dining room, then walking through the well-stocked kitchen with an island and breakfast bar, past the stairs leading up to the second level bedrooms, bath and balcony, then entering the master bedroom, complete with king sized bed, wood burning fireplace, large closet space and master bath on the right. Through the sliding glass doors, you see a balcony with an inviting view that can be seen while lounging in the spa, or just sitting around the natural gas BBQ.

Our winter guests will enjoy the convenience of a natural gas heating system, fireplaces in two of the bedrooms, and a pot-bellied stove in the living room. We have a mud room/laundry room with a deep utility sink that you’ll find very useful. The large, two-car garage comes in very handy during snow conditions.

Big Bear averages about five or six good snowfalls a year, and the nearby Ski Slopes manage to keep open between snowfalls. But in case you’re not overjoyed about putting on snow chains, you’ll find that there are many days where the roads are open to all vehicles. So why not take the kids for a two-night stay. After a good snowfall, kids will enjoy great sledding right in our neighborhood.

Sincerely, Karen Hickey, Owner
Mellody Anderson, Reservations



Keywords: House, home, cabin, affordable, remodeled, comfortable, relaxing, convenient, spacious, 1700SF.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper

Suitability

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

    One person needs to be at least 21 years of age....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Going thru the garage, you only go up one step, three different times. Master bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, dining room, spa, are all on the 1st floor....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Master bedroom with king size bed and private bath. Sliding glass door off master bedroom, leads to 1st floor balcony with spa and gas BBQ. Large bedroom upstairs with king size bed and shared bathroom with the 3rd smaller bedroom, with queen bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Full channel Cable TV in Living Room. The bedrooms are partial channel Cable TV....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    TV's in every room. HD TV only in the Master Bedroom....moreless

  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Lake
  • Lake View:

    You can see the west end of the lake from our top balcony....moreless

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View:

    You can see for miles from both our balconies....moreless

  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Two additional chairs can be comfortably added to the six dining room chairs....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace:

    Pot Belly in living room/dining room and one fireplace in each of the two large bedrooms....moreless

  • Firewood
  • Garage:

    Two car parking garage....moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wireless...moreless

  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking off street on the driveway is available for two small cars. No parking allowed on the street....moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer:

    Refrigerator/Freezer combination -- nothing is left in the refrigerator or freezer....moreless

  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen. All you have to bring is food and drink....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Some pantry items available....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Refrigerator/Freezer combination -- nothing is left in the refrigerator or freezer....moreless

  • Stove:

    Island stove and food preparation area....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    One balcony on 1st floor, that wraps around the house, and another on the 2nd floor where part of the lake is visible....moreless

  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Bear Mountain Resort about 15-20 minutes drive....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Natural Gas....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    On the deck just outside the Master Bedroom....moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Labor Day
Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
2 night min stay
$295
Fall
Sep 8 - Nov 23, 2015
2 night min stay
$125 $185
Fri, Sat
Thanksgiving
Nov 24 - Nov 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$400
Winter
Dec 1 - Dec 17, 2015
2 night min stay
$195 $475
Fri, Sat
Pre Chirstmas
Dec 18 - Dec 22, 2015
3 night min stay
$400
Christmas
Dec 23 - Dec 28, 2015
5 night min stay
$600
New Years
Dec 29 - Jan 4, 2016
5 night min stay
$750
Winter
Jan 5 - Jan 13, 2016
2 night min stay
$195 $475
Fri, Sat
MLK
Jan 14 - Jan 18, 2016
3 night min stay
$450
Winter
Jan 19 - Feb 10, 2016
2 night min stay
$195 $475
Fri, Sat
Presidents
Feb 11 - Feb 15, 2016
3 night min stay
$450
Winter
Feb 16 - Mar 3, 2016
2 night min stay
$195 $475
Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$195 $475
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $160 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 10.5%

Notes:

Holiday rates are higher -- please contact the owner, Mellody at 714 504-5396 or her management company Destination Big Bear 909-752-0234.


Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 08/25/2015
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Location

  • Snow Summit

    "From our house its just 2 blocks down the hill to Big Bear Blvd, turn right, then about 1/2 ..."

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  • Bear Mountain

    "From our house go 2 blocks down to Big Bear Blvd, turn right, then go about 3/4 mile to Moon..."

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  • Big Bear Alpine Zoo

    "Must see for children and grownups alike!"

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  • Action ZipLine Tours

  • Big Bear Mountain Golf Course

    "This is a very well maintained 9-hole course, both scenic and challenging, operating from ab..."

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  • B's Backyard BBQ

    "Very popular and right on the lake. Good food, good drink, good time."

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  • Convention Center

    "This is the center for the Oktoberfest. Great fun and weekend activities. Oktoberfest is n..."

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  • The Village

    "Filled with quaint little stores and restaurants. Just a 20-25 minute walk from our house, ..."

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  • Vons

    "Off to the right on Big Bear Blvd about 1 1/2 miles from our street. We like to go to State..."

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  • Fishing

1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 mile to fast food and other restaurants

Car: Necessary

As you can see on the map, we are on a dead-end street which keeps traffic down. We are close (200 yards) to the 'Town Trail' maintained by the San Bernardino National Park if you are interested in a little hiking. Just down the hill from us about 1/4 mile is Big Bear Blvd which is the main road from the Village to the Ski Slopes and Downtown shops and grocery stores. Our home has the 'feel' of a mountain cabin because when you're on one of our two balconies, you don't even realize that there are neighbors. You're not down in a 'neighborhood' that probably looks similar to the place at home where you're trying to 'get-a-way' from. What can I say? You'll love it!

Other Activities: shopping, boating, snowboarding, mini golf

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Our family grew up in Southern California. We remember taking advantage of the local skiing in Big Bear during the winter and attending YMCA camp during the summer.

Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
In addition to being just minutes from all that Big Bear has to offer, the structure sits on a hill with views extending for miles. We are also towards the top of a dead-end street, so there is very little traffic and we enjoy a sense of privacy.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Close to the Lake. Close to Snow Summit Mountain Ski resort. Close to the village. Close to Hiking Trails in the San Bernardino National Park adjacent to our street. Close to stores and restaurants.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Living Room and Dining Room

    Living Room and Dining Room

  • Winter Wonderland

    Winter Wonderland

  • Looking down our street

    Looking down our street

  • 'Let's try the slopes'

    'Let's try the slopes'

  • This little tree is beautiful in both Spring and Winter.

    This little tree is beautiful in both Spring and Winter.

  • Mellody wants to welcome you in

    Mellody wants to welcome you in

  • Master Bedroom Downstairs with Spa on Balcony with a View

    Master Bedroom Downstairs with Spa on Balcony with a View

  • Second Bedroom Fireplace

    Second Bedroom Fireplace

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • A view from the bottom of our backyard

    A view from the bottom of our backyard

  • Site from hiking trails just up the hill from our house.

    Site from hiking trails just up the hill from our house.

  • Site from hiking trails just up the hill from our house.

    Site from hiking trails just up the hill from our house.

  • From right to left, garage, living room, sleeping quarters

    From right to left, garage, living room, sleeping quarters

  • The Upper Balcony off the Second Bedroom

    The Upper Balcony off the Second Bedroom

  • Looking up our street from our porch

    Looking up our street from our porch

  • Standing in our yard, sun rising from the left, see the dead end street.

    Standing in our yard, sun rising from the left, see the dead end street.

  • Early Morning

    Early Morning

  • L to R - Kitchen, Bathroom, Potbellied Stove, Laundry & Mud Room, Dining Room

    L to R - Kitchen, Bathroom, Potbellied Stove, Laundry & Mud Room, Dining Room

  • Second Bedroom Upstairs with Balcony with a View

    Second Bedroom Upstairs with Balcony with a View

  • Small Bedroom Upstairs with Computer

    Small Bedroom Upstairs with Computer

  • Our Front Yard

    Our Front Yard

  • Site from hiking trails just up the hill from our house.

    Site from hiking trails just up the hill from our house.

  • Site from hiking trails just up the hill from our house.

    Site from hiking trails just up the hill from our house.

  • The park 1/2 mile from our house, just down Conklin and off to the left.

    The park 1/2 mile from our house, just down Conklin and off to the left.

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