Awesome Winter Getaway, 1.4 Miles from Bear Mtn Secluded!!!

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Last updated: 11/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Welcome to your charming, secluded cabin. This cabin is very clean, with new central heating, appliances, flooring, drywall, paint, refinished decks, washer/dryer, sheets/bedding and flat screen TV's with cable, movie channels and Netflix. We choose this cabin because of the backyard sledding and access to national forest hiking trails. You do not have to drive anywhere to enjoy beautiful big bear pines and mountain views If you are the adventurous type the national forest trail head is also located within viewing distance of the back yard and has a family friendly trail for hiking, biking or cross country skiing. We are 1.5 miles from Bear Mountain resort and the Moonridge zoo. The quaint mountain village in big bear is only a couple miles away with all the dinning and shopping you could ever want,
The cabin is located near the end of a dead end street, with very few other rentals around. You will not have to worry about up all night long, loud neighbors. Most of the houses close by are non rented personal vacation homes.

We get lots of afternoon sun and always have great forested views of the snow play area below the house and the trees on the mountain across from the cabin.

Inside the cabin is very clean with many new amenities. Downstairs has one bedroom/den with a couch bed, across the hallway is a full bath with stacked washer and dryer.

Kitchen is small but works well and opens to dinning room and living room. Everything you might need is stocked in the kitchen, silverware, pots, pans, plates, cups, popcorn maker, coffee maker, coffee mugs, coffee, knifes, trash bags, microwave, toaster, sponges, kitchen towels, serving spoons and forks.

The living room has one couch and one love seat, both microfiber and facing our gas assisted fireplace and Samsung flat screen TV, with charter cable and DVR.

Upstairs we have two large bedrooms and a bathroom. Master bedroom has one queen bed with new sheets and bedding, dresser, love seat and coffee table for watching cable or movies, and a large closet.

Guest Bedroom has one queen bed and a bunk/trundle combo with two twins and a full. All bedding and sheets are clean and new. Also some kids books, and games in this guest bedroom.

All linens towels, hand towels, wash clothes, kitchen towels, cleaning rags, sheets, blankets are provided and new.

The bed situation is as follows:

downstairs bedroom 1 pull out queen =2 adults
upstairs master 1 queen =2 adults
upstairs guest 1 queen = 2 adults
upstairs guest 1 full (bottom bunk) = 2 adults
upstairs guest 1 twin (top bunk)= 1 adult
upstairs guest 1 twin (trundle) = 1 adult

We have just purchased this cabin and want to share it with families or groups who might appreciate any of the amenities we have listed. We are willing to work with you as much as possible to make your stay an enjoyable one. Please call Jesse 805-797-2491 anytime if you have questions.

Keywords: Secluded, Quiet, Sledding, Hiking, Snow Play Area, Warm, new central heater. Remodeled Cabin, Bear Mt. Slopes, National Forest Access, New Appliances, New Natural Gas BBQ, New TV's, Movie Channels, Fully Supplied Kitchen, Wood Burning Fire Place, Gas Log Lighter, Comfortable beds, New Towels and Linens, Dead End Street, Surrounded by Trees.


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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1120 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


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

    25, or talk to owner about special circumstances. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We got this place because of our kids....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    If you must please do so outside and put all buts in the fire ash can...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    dogs are cool, but we have a pet fee of $25 a night and please keep them downstairs and off the furniture....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Upstairs Guest: 1 queen, 1 double, 2 twin/ single

    This room has a bunk with a trundle and a separate queen...moreless

  • Master: 1 queen

    Large upstairs room with balcony, perfect for a couple....moreless

  • Down stairs guest: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Works as guest room for one couple...moreless

  • The upstairs rooms are very large with ample floor space for luggage and even floor sleepers if needed. The down stairs has a pull out queen sofa sleeper. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Upstairs Bath: toilet, shower


  • Down stairs Bathroom : toilet, combination tub/shower

    The stacked washer and dryer are in here as well....moreless


  • DVD Player:

    Sony blueray...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Charter basic channels, plus TMC, Showtime, HBO, Cimemax. Netflix is also set up for play it now....moreless

  • Stereo:

    5 cd changer from the 90's in he downstairs bedroom/den. Full of random CDs. ...moreless

  • Television:

    32 inch samsungs. In Living room and master bedroom. ...moreless

  • Toys:

    A few children's books and toys in the upstairs guest room....moreless

  • Video Games:

    Game cube with maybe 5 games for the kids....moreless

  • Video Library:

    10 dvd's,nothing special....moreless


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


  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sledding

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Many trees and a mountain across the way....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining:

    We have six chairs at the table all the time and there are four extra padded fold up chairs in the down stairs bedroom if you want to seat all 10....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Internet:

    High speed...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Clean new white sheets on all beds Also plenty of clean towels available....moreless

  • Living Room:

    With LCD TV and Fireplace...moreless

  • Parking:

    Driveway is cleared when it snows. A little incline but nothing my 2wd minivan can't handle. You can fit three cars front to back but it will be a little tight....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    During the summer no problem, during the winter you have to watch out for snow plows when it snows. They will tow you if you are in their way. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Nice clean white towels provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    New samsung...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    30 mbs....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Gas log lighter is currently oit of service. We do not supply wood, but you can buy it all over town. Please clean out ashes into the metal ashes can on deck...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Usually there is coffee in the freezer...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    everything supplied...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Large new clean fridge...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Off the master bedroom above the deck....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Recently refinished. Views of the backyard, a BBQ and a table with four chairs...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Large new gas grill, no propane required, runs off gas main and never runs out....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    You are 1.5 miles from Bear Mountain. Many people do cross country ski on the trails behind the house....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 4.9
from 40 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Winter 2015
Nov 30 - Dec 17, 2015
2 night min stay
$150 $250
Fri, Sat
Winter Break 2015
Dec 18 - Jan 3, 2016
3 night min stay
Winter 2016
Jan 4 - Apr 30, 2016
2 night min stay
$200 $350
Fri, Sat
$1,200 $3,600
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$115 $150
Fri, Sat
$600 $2,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $120
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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Last updated: 11/27/2015
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Our back yard is a hikers wonderland of fun. A national forest trail head is less than 100 yards away from the back yard with hiking, biking or even cross country skiing. We are 1.5 miles from the Bear Mountain Ski Resort and Moonridge Zoo.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: We are a family of Eight. My wife Fern and I have 4 children, CC, Elexa, Aubrie, and Jackson. We also usually bring Grandma Deena and our Dog Bodhi anywhere we go.

Why the Owner Chose Bear Mountain:
My mother has been bringing me to Big Bear since I was a kid, I learned to snow board here and have always loved the fun and charm of Big Bear. In recent years my wife and children have also been visiting Big Bear and we have decided that as a family this is our favorite vacation destination. We chose this cabin because of the awesome setting and backyard. We wanted a cabin that had a destination we could walk to because on our vacations we do not want to have to drive. This cabin was our perfect answer. With snow play, sledding, and serious hiking, we fell in love instantly. We paid more to have these luxuries in our backyard, but we decided that it would pay off in the years to come, knowing that our children would have the extra experiences this cabin has to offer. We also happened to love the cabin itself, which was a big bonus. It is so clean and nice inside, it just feels like a vacation.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Our property is so cool, because it fits our whole family, has sledding, snow play and hiking in the back yard. The cabin is also very nice and clean with new carpet, wood floors, drywall and many other things I have already told you about. My Mom takes a daily hike up the canyon with the dogs, this is one of her favorite parts of staying at the cabin. The kids ask to go play in the snow all morning, and I just love to relax in front of the TV, fireplace or on the deck.

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  • From the driveway

    From the driveway

  • This is the old kitchen, without new black matching Stove and Hood/Mircowave.

    This is the old kitchen, without new black matching Stove and Hood/Mircowave.

  • New Broil King Nat Gas BBQ  on the deck.  Deck is now refinished and upgraded.

    New Broil King Nat Gas BBQ on the deck. Deck is now refinished and upgraded.

  • Master Bedroom retreat with new tv, charter cable, blue ray and Netflix.

    Master Bedroom retreat with new tv, charter cable, blue ray and Netflix.

  • Guest bedroom queen

    Guest bedroom queen

  • can you see the snow falling?

    can you see the snow falling?

  • Beautiful snow covered trees off the deck

    Beautiful snow covered trees off the deck

  • Summer backyard from balcony

    Summer backyard from balcony

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Dinning Room, we now have new seat pads, and a larger table.

    Dinning Room, we now have new seat pads, and a larger table.

  • Master Bed

    Master Bed

  • Guest bedroom bunks with trundle underneath.

    Guest bedroom bunks with trundle underneath.

  • snowy deck with table and chairs

    snowy deck with table and chairs

  • a glimpse of the snow play area

    a glimpse of the snow play area

  • snowy backyard

    snowy backyard

  • Summer backyard under balcony

    Summer backyard under balcony

VRBO #392592

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Saturday, November 28, 2015

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