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5 Star! Luxury Lakefront on Metcalf Bay! One of a Kind Estate!

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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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This may be the most AMAZING LAKEFRONT in all of beautiful Big Bear Lake! With spectacular views of Big Bear Lake and partial views of Halloway's Marina! Lions' Lakefront Escape has so much to offer. Where do we start!

Enjoy fantastic LAKE VIEWS from almost every room in this HIGH END, nicely decorated 5 Bedroom plus 2 Bonus rooms, set us as bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms and 2 half bathrooms. This 5900 plus square foot estate has been remodeled from head to toe with all the newer amenities one would expect from finer living.

As you enter this extraordinary estate, you step down onto 150 year old hand hewned Carlisle barn wood floors and wood beams that carry through into the Great Room. You will be in awe over the Travertine Marble gas fireplace which was hand carved in Asia and shipped here to Big Bear! The spacious living room opens up to the dining room where you can seat 10 people at the European style, solid wood dining room table. There is plenty of extra seating close by for larger parties. The gourmet kitchen features an over sized island with a prep sink. The top of the line Blue star 6 burner, 60' gas stove, is perfect for the chef in you which also includes a grill, a griddle and a double oven! There is plenty of room in the Kitchenaid 48' stainless steel refrigerator and the large center island is great for extra space for buffet style serving or additional cooking space. Special cookware includes: A Cuisinart 700 watt blender, commercial mixer, fondue pots, chafing and a hot water maker as well as all the other cookware you would expect for up to 16 guests. Other kitchen features: Light and bright, dishwasher, trash compactor, garbage disposal, wine cooler, fully stocked kitchen and pantry space.

The main level features decks leading off from the main living areas. A half bath is on this level for your convenience. Almost every room has spectacular lake views making your stay an enjoyable experience. The beamed and cathedral ceilings create an even more spacious and open feeling.

This three story LUXURY estate features the finest furnishings imported from Europe with a lion theme throughout. In the living room the furnishings include leather chairs, elk hide chairs and a wrap around couch.

The outdoors includes a seasonal WATERFALL and POND, a FENCED in yard perfect for kids and pets, a quaint bridge and plenty of seating outdoors on over 12,000 square feet of land. Sit back and relax in the HOT TUB resting under a gazebo. Enjoy star gazing during all seasons. In the summertime, take a swim or just relax at the beach area. The natural gas barbecue grill is perfect for grilling anytime of the year. Private BOAT DOCK for 2 boats!

As you go downstairs from the main living area, you are welcomed by the inviting GAME ROOM. Try your luck at a game of pool or just sit back at the POKER TABLE and enjoy a game of cards. Attached to this exciting game room is a separate room for FOOSBALL. The flat screen with built in DVD player will also keep you entertained.

A few steps down from the game room you will find a master suite with a private bathroom featuring a lighted, 20 jet twin steamer and jacuzzi shower as well as a washer and dryer. All 6 of the 7 bedrooms/bonus rooms have lake views. For your convenience, you can access the outdoors from this room.

Three other bedrooms are located on this level as well as two full bathrooms. A detailed bedroom description is noted below. Each bedrooms features a flat screen TV and DVD player built in. On this middle level, you will find plenty of board games as well!

As you step into the lower level, you are welcomed by a beautiful library. INTERNET is offered here for those who need to work or go online.

The Master Suite is incredible and grand! Featuring a large hand carved marble and wood European poster bed facing the spectacular views with a gas fireplace and antique mantle. The slider doors lead off to the deck and yard below. The master bathroom has a sunken jet tub with separate shower. A large walk in closet is perfect for those extended stays.

The incredible THEATER room is where you may spend most of your time when you are not gazing at the lake. Featuring 12 comfortable seats and a 10 foot screen with a red velvet curtain and surround sound speakers! Bring your favorite DVD and Blue Ray Movies or select from the owners collection. A full size fridge, microwave, granite counter top and sink are also provided.

The Roman room is perfect for the romantic in you. Featuring an overhead shower with side jets made of Mosaic tiles. The shower and king size bed are open to each other in the same room with a door leading outside.

Lion's Lakefront Escape is close to everything Big Bear has to offer, less than a 10 minute drive.

Additional features: Direct access from the 2 Car Garage, parking for 5 cars total, linens & towels provided, wood floors throughout, Travertine bathrooms, granite counter tops, limestone finishes, recessed lighting, chandeliers throughout, central forced heat, ceiling fans, 2 fireplaces, POOL TABLE, poker table, FOOSBALL, 2 sets of washers and dryers, cable TV, INTERNET, Flat screens and DVD players throughout, Intercom system, BOAT DOCK, Boat parking and so much more!

3 night min needed midweek for winter Monday - Thursday

Sleeping Arrangements: All bedroom have flat screens with DVD players
Master Bedroom 1: 1 Queen Bed with private bathroom (Middle Level)
Bedroom 2: 1 King Bed with private bathroom (Middle Level)
Bedroom 3: 1 Twin over Full Bunk bed Bed with Twin Trundle Bed (Middle Level)
Bedroom 4: 1 Queen Bed (Middle Level)
Bedroom 5: 1 Twin over Full Bunk bed with twin Trundle Bed (Lower Level)
Bedroom 6: Roman Room - 1 King Bed (Lower Level)
Master Bedroom Suite: 1 King Bed with private bathroom (Lower Level)

Keywords: Luxury, High-end, Spacious, remodeled, lakefront, water front, lake front, big bear lake, lake view, Pond, Wine Cooler, Lake Views, Fenced Yard, Game Room, Poker Table, Pool Table, Foosball, Three Stories, High End, Remodeled

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Estate
  • 5500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Kids will love this house....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

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          • Non Smoking Only:

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          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

          • Master Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Private bathroom....moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

            Private bathroom....moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

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          • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 5: 1 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

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          • Roman Room: 1 king

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          • Master Bedroom Suite: 1 king

            Private bathroom...moreless

          • Sleeping Arrangements: All bedroom have flat screens with DVD players Master Bedroom 1: 1 Queen Bed with private bathroom (Middle Level) Bedroom 2: 1 King Bed with private bathroom (Middle Level) Bedroom 3: 1 Twin over Full Bunk bed Bed with Twin Trundle Bed (Middle Level) Bedroom 4: 1 Queen Bed (Middle Level) Bedroom 5: 1 Twin over Full Bunk bed with twin Trundle Bed (Lower Level) Bedroom 6: Roman Room - 1 King Bed (Lower Level) Master Bedroom Suite: 1 King Bed with private bathroom (Lower Level)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            Living room entry with a few steps down from entrance....moreless

          • Parking:

            3 car parking plus another 2 car garage....moreless

          • Garage:

            2 car parking with direct access....moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Custom wood burning fireplace....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Things to do: Alpine Slides Biking Alpine Sport Center Bear Valley Bike's Scenic Sky Chair at Snow Summit Team Big Bear Boating and Water Sports Big Bear Marina Captain John's Fawn Harbor and Marina Big Bear Municipal Water District Big Bear Discovery Center Entertainment Performing Art Center Mozart's Bistro Stillwell Lounge at Northwoods Tale of the Blue Whale Lakeside Lounge Golf at Bear Mt Golf Course Horse Back Riding Baldwinlake Stables Rockin' K Riding Stables Big Bear Historical Museum Big Bear Parasail R.V. Big Bear Shores RV Resort Skate Park Grandville Skate Park Skiing & Snowboard Rentals Alpine Sports Center Bellow's Ski Rentals Blauers Ski & Board Shop Goldsmith's Ski & Snowboard Rental LeRoy's Ski & Snowboard Shop 989 Skyline Ski & Sports Snow Play Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain Big Bear Solar Observatory Swimming - Big Bear Valley Recreation & Park District Tours Big Bear Jeep Tours...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Game Room:

                Separate game room with pool table, poker table and Foosball....moreless

              • Television:

                Flat screen TV's throughout the house....moreless

              Communications

              Pool & Spa

              • Hot Tub:

                Outdoor hot tub overlooking the lake....moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Boat:

                No boat but there is a private boat dock....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Nice yard in front of the sandy beach....moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Several decks overlooking the lake....moreless

              • Ski & Snowboard:

                Nearby 7 to 9 miles....moreless

              Theme

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

              Location & View

              • Mountain View:

                Beyond the lakefront view. Enjoy the mountains....moreless

              • Water View:

                Sit on the decks and enjoy the views....moreless

              Activities

              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Mountain Biking
              • Golf
              • Skiing
              • Fishing
              • Cycling
              • Parasailing
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Pier Fishing
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Snowmobiling
              • Hunting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Spelunking
              • Basketball Court
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Water Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Fitness Center
              • Restaurants
              • Cinemas
              • Zoo
              • Marina
              • Recreation Center
              • Sight Seeing
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Beachcombing
              • Walking
              • Shuffleboard
              • Sledding
              • Antiquing
              • Shopping
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Horseshoes
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Swimming
              • Kayaking
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer
              Jul 7 - Aug 28, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $950 $1,700
              Fri, Sat
              Labor Day
              Aug 29 - Sep 2, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $1,500
              Fall
              Sep 3 - Nov 25, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $850 $1,000
              Fri, Sat
              Thanksgiving
              Nov 26 - Nov 30, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $1,400
              Winter
              Dec 1 - Dec 17, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $1,000 $1,700
              Fri, Sat
              Pre-Christmas
              Dec 18 - Dec 21, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $1,500
              Christmas
              Dec 22 - Dec 27, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $2,000
              New Years
              Dec 28 - Jan 4, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $2,500
              Winter
              Jan 5 - Jan 14, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $1,000 $1,700
              Fri, Sat
              MLK
              Jan 15 - Jan 20, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $1,750
              Winter
              Jan 21 - Feb 11, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $1,000 $1,700
              Fri, Sat
              President's Day
              Feb 12 - Feb 17, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $1,800
              Ski Week
              Feb 18 - Feb 19, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $1,400
              Winter
              Feb 20 - Feb 28, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $1,000 $1,700
              Fri, Sat
              March
              Mar 1 - Mar 14, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $1,000 $1,400
              Fri, Sat
              St. Patrick's
              Mar 15 - Mar 18, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $1,500
              Spring
              Mar 19 - May 21, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $850 $1,200
              Fri, Sat
              Memorial Day
              May 22 - May 25, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $1,750
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $1,000 $1,600
              Fri, Sat

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Processing $25 + tax
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $2,000
              • Cleaning $450 + tax
              • Tax Rate 10.5%

              Notes:

              Call on availability, current specials, and our best possible rates. Weekend rates apply to any combination of Thursday/Friday, Friday/Saturday, Saturday/Sunday. 3 - 5 night min. on most holidays. Call to find out what cabins require 3 or 5 nights. 45 day advance payment for holidays. Pet fees apply for all pet friendly cabins. Prices/Rates are subject to change without notice.


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              Last updated: 06/30/2014
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              Location

              • Snow Summit

                "Awesome place for snow boarding and skiing!"

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              • Bear Mountain

                "Awesome snowboard park and great for skiing too"

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              • Castle Rock Trail

                "Pick any trail in big bear and you will have a great time!"

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              • Miss Liberty Big Bear Lake Tour

                "A perfect tour of big bear lake by water. Take in the sights and get some history tidbits."

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              • The Bowling Barn

                "who doesn't love bowling - affordable and fun"

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              • Peppercorn Grille

                "The best steaks in town!"

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              • Boulder Bay Park

                "Newly landscaped. A great little escape to take in the breath taking views of giant boulder..."

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              • Big Bear Discovery Center

                "Plenty of things to discover"

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              • Murray's Saloon & Eatery

                "A little rougher place but the karaoke is awesome!"

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              • Himalayan Restaurant

                "For something different , try Himalayan food but watch out for some of the spicy food!"

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              • Big Bear Alpine Zoo

              • Black Diamond Tavern

                "Nicer place in Big Bear - entertainment is okay - they have tvs to watch the ballgames as we..."

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              • Big Bear Funplex

                "Lots of games, food and fun things to do - laser tag"

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              • Swim Beach

                "The only swim beach in all of Big Bear Lake!"

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              • Sweet Basil Bistro

                "My favorite restaurant in town. Sally, the owner is the best!"

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              • Mountain Munchies

                "really good sandwiches"

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              • Log Cabin Restaurant

                "Awesome food! Breakfast is the best"

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              • HACIENDA GRILL

                "Awesome place and just remodeled - what sports and enjoy the good food"

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              • Bear Mountain

                "Awesome snowboard park and great for skiing too"

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              • Bear Mountain

                "Awesome snowboard park and great for skiing too"

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              • Sandy's Sports Bar-Restaurant

                "The best sports bar in town and the owners are nice and fun"

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              • Nottinghams Restaurant

                "Fun upstairs for darts, music and shuffleboard"

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              • B's Backyard BBQ

                "This place is fun for adults and dogs. They also have a volleyball court and horseshoes as ..."

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              • Copper Q the

                "Expensive stuff but great pastries and fun cooking classes"

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              • Chad's Place

                "This is really the only fun nightclub in town - I heard its moving to a new location but is ..."

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              • The Captains Anchorage

                "Great happy hour specials and a neat ambiance - darker inside and older and different from t..."

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              • O Koo Ran

                "My favorite store in town - a little higher priced but nice stuff"

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              59 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Ontario International Airport
              7 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Swim Beach
              1.5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Cowboy Express Steakhouse
              8 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Snow Summit Resort
              9 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Bear Mountain Golf Course
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              McDonald's

              Car: Necessary

              The San Bernadino National Forest is adjacent to the lake itself. Located in the national forest, Big Bear Discovery Center is the one-stop shop for all your needs. With this stop, one will learn more about the Big Bear area; learn how to protect the national forest while increasing one’s knowledge and enjoyment of Southern Cal ’s most recreated forestland.

              Winter activities in the surrounding mountains such as skiing and snowboarding complement the hiking, fishing, and biking of summer. There are numerous hiking trails in the area that each offer unique features. The Cougar Crest Trail is a four mile (round trip) trek, one needs plenty of water on this hike. The trail is very dry but as one goes through the steep and rocky hills, they get to see a panoramic view of the lake and surrounding mountains that make it well worth the while.

              The Castle Rock Trail, a two mile trek, is considered moderate for the hiker who is “in shape”. It has beautiful scenery, a running stream, a waterfall, and a fantastic view of Big Bear Lake once you reach the top. Mountain Bikers can take the Sky Chair to the top and then go back down after you choose from many of the scenic bike trails. Whether you’re a beginner or expert mountain biker, there is something for everyone. If you do not have a bike, there are some available for rent, as well as helmets too.

              For the skiier, Big Bear Mountain Resort offers more than 190 acres of ski area for the winter sport enthusiast. Bear Mountain continues to improve the Park for the upcoming winter season with a commitment to offer one of the best freestyle terrain parks in the world. Some qualities of the park include Southern California ’s only super pipe, more than 80 jibs, and more than 150 jumps. It is always updated with new redesigns in effort to provide visitors more fun, progressive riding and skiing experiences, and unforgettable camp outs.

              San Bernardino Mountains , Big Bear Lake is a user-friendly lake that's great for personal watercraft, boating, wake-boarding, water-skiing, parasailing and fishing. And, don't forget kayaking and canoeing. Big Bear Lake also offers Southern California 's best skiing and snowboarding on some of the well groomed slopes at both Bear Mountain and Snow Summit ski resorts. Unique shops, restaurants, and theaters populate the charming town Village . The National Forest is great for hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking and rock climbing.

              You won't forget the youngster in all of us when you come and enjoy the Moonridge Animal Park and Zoo, the Alpine Slide, go carts, miniature golf, water slides, arcades, Discovery Center and much, much more. Big Bear Lake also offers a great Golf course and some of the best antique stores and vintage shopping in Southern California .

              Spend your Big Bear Lake summer vacation under blue skies in our cool and cozy cabins at discount rental prices. On the EVENTS CALENDAR join us for Old Miners Days, Oktoberfest, NORBA, the Renaissance Faire,Big Bear Fun Run, Antique Car Show, Corvette Show, Craft Fairs, Farmers Markets, Art on the Lake, Peddlers Market, Antique Show, Vans' Triple Crown, Nixon Jib Fest, the annual Volcom Peanut Butter and Jelly Rail Jam, Forum Young Blood Snow Board Contest, Jazz Festival, Blue's Festival, Old Miners Days and the Clementine Pageant, Loggers Jubilee, Parades, Fireworks, Home Tour, Trout Classic, Softball Tournaments, Weddings, Star Gazing, Observatory and Astronomy—just to name a few.

               

              Manager info

              About: This is probably the most beautiful lakefront out there. Once owned by Angela Landsbury. We are proud to manage this estate!

              Why Private Homes:
              Movie theater, Lake front, yard, hot tub, great views, pool table, foosball and poker table.

              The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
              Sleeps 16, Lakefront, Boat dock, close to marina also, 7 bedrooms, game tables, hot tub, beautiful and very clean.


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              • The incredible theater room.

                The incredible theater room.

              • The dining room where you can seat 10  people.

                The dining room where you can seat 10 people.

              • Try your luck at a game of pool.

                Try your luck at a game of pool.

              • All six of the seven bedrooms/bonus rooms have lake views.

                All six of the seven bedrooms/bonus rooms have lake views.

              • Twin over full bunk bed.

                Twin over full bunk bed.

              • The slider doors lead off to the deck and yard below.

                The slider doors lead off to the deck and yard below.

              • Twin over full bunk bed.

                Twin over full bunk bed.

              • A jacuzzi bath tub in the master bathroom.

                A jacuzzi bath tub in the master bathroom.

              • The roman room is perfect for the romantic in you.

                The roman room is perfect for the romantic in you.

              • Sit back and relax in the hot tub.

                Sit back and relax in the hot tub.

              • The outdoors includes a seasonal waterfall and pond.

                The outdoors includes a seasonal waterfall and pond.

              • On over 12,000 square feet of land.

                On over 12,000 square feet of land.

              • You will be in awe over the travertine marble gas fireplace.

                You will be in awe over the travertine marble gas fireplace.

              • A separate room for Foosball table.

                A separate room for Foosball table.

              • One of seven bedrooms.

                One of seven bedrooms.

              • The master bathroom with a lighted, 20 jet twin steamer and jacuzzi shower.

                The master bathroom with a lighted, 20 jet twin steamer and jacuzzi shower.

              • Flat screen TV's throughout.

                Flat screen TV's throughout.

              • Another private bathroom.

                Another private bathroom.

              • The master suite is incredible and grand!

                The master suite is incredible and grand!

              • A large hand carved marble and wood European poster bed with spectacular views.

                A large hand carved marble and wood European poster bed with spectacular views.

              • Lion's Lakefront Escape is close to everything Big Bear has to offer.

                Lion's Lakefront Escape is close to everything Big Bear has to offer.

              • Private boat dock for two boats!

                Private boat dock for two boats!

              • This may be the most amazing lakefront in all of beautiful Big Bear Lake.

                This may be the most amazing lakefront in all of beautiful Big Bear Lake.

              • This 5900 plus square foot estate has been remodeled from head to toe.

                This 5900 plus square foot estate has been remodeled from head to toe.

              VRBO #340570

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              This listing was first published here in 2011.

              Date last modified - Monday, April 14, 2014

              $850 - $2,500 per night (USD)
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              7 Bedroom / 4.5+ Bathroom
              Sleeps 16

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              Minimum stay: 2-5 nights
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