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100 Yds to National Park / 1/2 Mile to Swim & Fish / 1 Mile to Village

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Last updated: 07/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Private Homes house 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.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • 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

          • 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
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

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

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

            ...moreless

          • 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

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Freezer:

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

          • Refrigerator:

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

          • Dining:

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

          • Kitchen:

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

          • Stove:

            Island stove and food preparation area....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Some pantry items available....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Oven
          • Toaster
          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishwasher
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Ice Maker
          • Microwave
          • Child's Highchair
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Parking Off Street:

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

          • Fireplace:

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

          • Garage:

            Two car parking garage....moreless

          • Living Room
          • Parking
          • Covered Parking
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Wood Fireplace
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Linens Provided
          • Washing Machine

          Entertainment

          • Video Library
          • Pool Table
          • VCR
          • DVD Player
          • CD Player
          • Stereo
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Television
          • Books
          • Games
          • Toys

          Communications

          • Wireless Internet
          • Broadband Access
          • Telephone

          Pool & Spa

              • Hot Tub

              Outdoor Features

              • 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

              • Wood Deck
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Bicycles
              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Budget

              Location & View

              • Lake View:

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

              • Mountain View:

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

              • Resort
              • Rural
              • Village

              Activities

              • Live Theater
              • ATM/Bank
              • Medical Services
              • Rock Climbing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Swimming
              • Snowboarding
              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Snorkeling
              • Water Skiing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Water Tubing
              • Parasailing
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Skiing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Massage Therapist
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • Walking
              • Zoo
              • Museums
              • Cinemas
              • Churches
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Restaurants
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Forests
              • Hiking
              • Library
              • Sight Seeing
              • Shopping
              • Miniature Golf
              • Boating
              • Sledding
              • Horseback Riding
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Recreation Center
              • Mountain Biking
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.9
              from 17 traveler reviews
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer
              Jul 7 - Aug 21, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $125 $195
              Fri, Sat
              Stay a Week $665
              Aug 22 - Aug 28, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $95 $150
              Fri, Sat
              Labor Day
              Aug 29 - Sep 1, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $150 $295
              Sun
              Fall
              Sep 2 - Nov 20, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $180 $195
              Fri, Sat
              Pre-Thanksgiving
              Nov 21 - Nov 25, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $250 $350
              Fri, Sat
              Thanksgiving
              Nov 26 - Nov 28, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $395
              Early Winter
              Nov 29 - Dec 18, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $290 $395
              Fri, Sat
              Christmas Week
              Dec 19 - Dec 22, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $350
              Christmas Day
              Dec 23 - Dec 26, 2014
              4 night min stay
              $400
              New Years Week
              Dec 27 - Dec 29, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $350
              New Years Day
              Dec 30 - Jan 1, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $500
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $180 $195
              Fri, Sat

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
              • Cleaning $90 + tax
              • Tax Rate 8%

              Notes:

              Holiday rates are higher -- please contact the owner, Mellody at 714 504-5396.


              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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              Last updated: 07/24/2014
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              Location

              2 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              1 Mile to Ski Summit and 3 miles to Bear Mountain
              4 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              3 miles to golf a scenic Bear Mountain
              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: Scot and I both 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:
              Scot's parents, Bruce & Mellody Anderson offered us a joint investment in a cabin located nicely for potential renters. 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 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

              • 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

              • Early Morning

                Early Morning

              • Many safe places to play in the snow

                Many safe places to play in the snow

              • Looking up our street from our porch

                Looking up our street from our porch

              • Looking down our street

                Looking down our street

              • 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.

              • 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

              • Our Front Yard

                Our Front Yard

              • A view from the bottom of our backyard

                A view from the bottom of our backyard

              • The Upper Balcony off the Second Bedroom

                The Upper Balcony off the Second Bedroom

              • 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.

              VRBO #278884

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              This listing was first published here in 2009.

              Date last modified - Saturday, July 05, 2014

              $95 - $500 per night (USD)
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              3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

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              Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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