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Big Bear City - Spacious 2 Story Home-Great for Groups-Quiet, Setback, Close by

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Last updated: 12/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Whispering Forest house description

Spacious home for groups, setback far from quiet street, in quiet neighborhood,with plenty amenities. (2 fireplaces, 3 TV's, DVR, wireless, piano, rec room, fooseball, living room, porch, BBQ, comfortable, highly referenced property for a great price.

Big Bear City is just far enough from ski area (2.5-3 miles) and busy village (3.5 miles) but just close enough for easy grocery and retail shops, as well as quite near mountain trails. Easy access from northeast corner of lake to both busy south side of lake with skiing, village and more, as well as to peaceful north coast with boat ramp, mountain trails, and more.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

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

                25...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Limited Accessibility:

                it is a 2 story house, and kitchen / dining area is on 2nd floor. 1st floor does however have bedroom, rec room and bath facility....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Please smoke outdoors only...moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                have discussion with landlord if needed. ...moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 12-15

              • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

                two twin beds - sleeper in closet (usually moved to master)...moreless

              • Bunk Room: 1 queen, 1 double, 1 twin/ single

                downstairs bedroom...moreless

              • Master Bedroom: 1 king, 1 twin/ single

                plenty of floor space to also use hide-a-bed, fold out twin...moreless

              • Rec Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Hide-a-bed in downstairs rec room - couch for a 3rd person...moreless

              • 3 bedrooms, with 1 foldout bed, rest regular beds. Hide-a-bed in downstairs rec-room. Additional couch sleeping is available for 3 more (1 down, 2 up) if needed...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Mountain trails nearby on north side of lake. If you have a boat, or rent one, there is a nearby ramp on east end of lake....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Festivals
                  • Forests
                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                  • Downtown:

                    Big Bear Village, about 3.5 mile drive, has theatres, restaurants, boat rentals, sovenier shops and more. ...moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    House is in flat area but surrounded by trees and there is a view from road to ski area with mountains. ...moreless

                  • Rural:

                    House is located in quiet neighborhood, un-crowded, set-back 100 feet from road. Please be courteous of neighbors....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Rafting
                  • Sailing
                  • Ski Lift Privileges
                  • Ski Privileges Optional
                  • Skiing
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Skiing

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Fireplace:

                    two - upstairs and downstairs...moreless

                  • Heating:

                    3 wall heaters - one upstairs, one downstairs, and one in downstairs bunkroom....moreless

                  • Internet:

                    wireless internet - code provided prior to arrival. ...moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    linens included for all sleeping arrangements...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    has fireplace, TV, DVD & VHS player...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    ample - long driveway and room for 4 cars near house...moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    towels provided. - if more than 6 people, or stay is longer than 2 or 3 nights, tenant may want to bring additional...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    yes...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    yes - with dishes, utensils, pots, pans - all must be cleaned if used....moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully equipped, ...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    filtered water/ice, refridge with freezer...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    gas - please clean if used...moreless

                  • Toaster:

                    4 slice toaster, electric can opener too...moreless

                  Outside

                  • Ski & Snowboard:

                    ski resorts a few miles away. We usually have many sleds in mud room closet for young kids to play with. Please return to closet if used...moreless

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Included
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      In Season tween holidays
                      Dec 1 - Dec 18, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $150 $225
                      Fri, Sat

                      Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      pre-Christmas Week
                      Dec 19 - Dec 23, 2014
                      5 night min stay

                      $1,500
                      flat fee
                      Christmas week
                      Dec 24 - Dec 31, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $275 $350
                      Thu, Fri, Sat

                      Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      New Years Weekend
                      Dec 31 - Jan 3, 2015
                      4 night min stay

                      $1,100
                      flat fee
                      Winter
                      Jan 2 - Apr 15, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $150 $225
                      Fri, Sat
                      $1,000 $3,500

                      Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      Memorial Day Weekend
                      May 22 - May 24, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $195

                      Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      Independence Day
                      Jul 3 - Jul 4, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $200

                      Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $130 $195
                      Fri, Sat
                      $875 $3,200

                      Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                      • Open/close/linen/towels $100
                      • Pet Fee $50
                      • Tax Rate 8%

                      Notes:

                      Leave Property as you found it!!!! Clean up after yourself except for used towels, linens, please leave them for service. If any damage, declare it, and that includes soiled linens/towels. All trash must be removed, there are dumpster sites on southside of lake for use. Property must be swept (cleaning service does vacuuming. Do NOT leave furniture in disaray - if you moved it, return it.


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                      Last updated: 12/09/2014
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                      Location

                      64 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Ontario
                      2.5 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Big Bear public airport (non-commercial)
                      113 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Catalina Flyer, Newport Beach
                      4.4 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Big Bear Mountain Golf Course
                      93 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Santa Ana Train Station
                      39 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      California 210, Highland
                      2.5 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Big Bear public airport (non-commercial)
                      3.6 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Snow Summit, Big Bear Lake
                      105 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Huntington Beach

                      Car: Necessary

                      Big Bear Lake and Big Bear City make up the primary area of a 4 season resort in southern california. Primary busy season is in the winter when it's many ski lodges are running, but great fishing in the other seasons with a well stocked 7 mile long lake, also suitable for skiing. Plenty of mountain trails as well. Zip lines, golf course, small zoo, theatres, bowling alley, boat rentals, and more. Enjoy the beautiful 4 season area of southern California. short term fishing licenses are available with all equipment rentable as well.

                      If your stay allows it, take a drive off the mountain if you want to also visit the ocean, theme parks and larger Los Angelels/Orange country metro area.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1998

                      About the owner: (guessing on that year of purchase). Parents of 6, grandparents of 7, we use our mountain home primarily for family events a few times a year and rent it to the public the rest of the time.

                      Why the Owner Chose Whispering Forest:
                      I love to ski and we thought why rent every year, let's buy. Trust me, don't. I haven't skied since!! ;-)

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Love the location of the property, away from the crowd, back far enough from the street, and in a quiet neighborhood. Yet only a few miles from everything.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english, spanish

                       

                      Photos

                      • Winter with long driveway

                        Winter with long driveway

                      • Summer Photo of 3 bedroom rental home

                        Summer Photo of 3 bedroom rental home

                      • downstairs rec-room with foos-ball, flat screen TV, piano, fireplace, gametable

                        downstairs rec-room with foos-ball, flat screen TV, piano, fireplace, gametable

                      • bunkroom (downstairs - sleeps 5)

                        bunkroom (downstairs - sleeps 5)

                      • Downstairs 3/4 bathroom

                        Downstairs 3/4 bathroom

                      • Upstairs balcony with Kettle BBQ, entrance to dining room/kitchen area

                        Upstairs balcony with Kettle BBQ, entrance to dining room/kitchen area

                      • 2nd Bedroom upstairs - two twins

                        2nd Bedroom upstairs - two twins

                      • Master Bedroom  showing TV and open area for hide-a-bed placement

                        Master Bedroom showing TV and open area for hide-a-bed placement

                      • Upstairs living room, recently updated with flat screen television (2014)

                        Upstairs living room, recently updated with flat screen television (2014)

                      • Kitchen/Dining from counter top

                        Kitchen/Dining from counter top

                      • Kitchen area (stove, oven, micro, toaster, coffee, can opener, toaster oven

                        Kitchen area (stove, oven, micro, toaster, coffee, can opener, toaster oven

                      • well stocked 7 mile long Big Bear lake for fishing and water skiing

                        well stocked 7 mile long Big Bear lake for fishing and water skiing

                      • Closeup of front of house in winter - taken by a tenant

                        Closeup of front of house in winter - taken by a tenant

                      • Recreation room (downstairs) looking toward mudroom (entrance) from stairs

                        Recreation room (downstairs) looking toward mudroom (entrance) from stairs

                      • Downstairs rec-room with flat screen TV & hide-a-bed sofa facing fireplace

                        Downstairs rec-room with flat screen TV & hide-a-bed sofa facing fireplace

                      • Downstairs bunk room, showing bunks from queen, looking to entrance door

                        Downstairs bunk room, showing bunks from queen, looking to entrance door

                      • upstairs balcony porch with kettle BBQ - connects to dining / kitchen area

                        upstairs balcony porch with kettle BBQ - connects to dining / kitchen area

                      • 2nd Bedroom with two twins, showing hide-a-bed, usually setup in master bedroom

                        2nd Bedroom with two twins, showing hide-a-bed, usually setup in master bedroom

                      • Upstairs full bathroom

                        Upstairs full bathroom

                      • King bedroom - upstairs

                        King bedroom - upstairs

                      • Upstairs dining area & porch looking from living room (flatscreen TV added 2014)

                        Upstairs dining area & porch looking from living room (flatscreen TV added 2014)

                      • Kitchen / Dining - showing refridgerator, DR table, stools/counter

                        Kitchen / Dining - showing refridgerator, DR table, stools/counter

                      • Upstairs - Living room, kitchen dining, porch (flatscreen TV added 2014)

                        Upstairs - Living room, kitchen dining, porch (flatscreen TV added 2014)

                      • Snow Summit ski area at night

                        Snow Summit ski area at night

                      $130 - $350 per night (USD)
                      3

                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 15

                      View calendar: Updated 12/09/14
                      Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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                      Speaks: english, spanish
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                      • Calendar last updated: 12/09/2014
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