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Welcome to “The Bird's Nest,” Big Bear Lake’s finest luxury accommodation. When it comes to luxury resort living, our cottage is in a league all its own! Located in the neighborhood known as Lower Moonridge, the cottage is conveniently situated between both ski resorts, making it less than a mile to either Bear Mountain or Snow Summit. But Big Bear Lake is a four-season resort to be enjoyed year-round. The lake, golf course, zoo, shopping and dining are just minutes away.
We purchased this 1940’s cottage in March of 2012 and completed its total renovation in January 2013. Rent the cottage and be one of the first tenants to experience our charming and luxurious abode. No expense was spared in the renovation of our mountain retreat and every item in the cottage was selected or manufactured specifically for the home! Our goal was to provide the nostalgia of the old cottage with luxurious comforts of the new. The Rustic-Luxe decor features Restoration Hardware and Pottery Barn furnishings and accessories. Much of the furniture was designed and created especially for this cottage by our own hand-forged wrought iron company known as The Hill Ironworks. The master bedroom features a magnificent and romantic queen size, Four-Poster-Bed dressed in 600 thread-count sheets and duvet cover. Goose-down comforters and numerous down pillows are provided for your ultimate sleeping comfort. The gourmet galley kitchen houses everything one could need including a dishwasher, gas range, under-counter refrigerator, microwave, blender, crock pot and toaster plus a Cuisinart K-Cup coffee maker with complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, cider and hot cocoa. High-end electronics including two LCD-HD flat screen TV’s, a Blu-ray Disk Player, IHome docking station with music speakers, high speed wireless internet and cable TV with movie channels will keep you entertained. Our guests will find themselves lounging in the comfortable living room under a cozy faux-fur throw, enjoying the gas-burning fireplace with a complimentary glass of wine in hand. And, the well-appointed bathroom featuring a rain shower head with eight body-jets will sooth ski-weary muscles.
An additional room includes a Daybed/Couch to be enjoyed by day, which then converts into a Twin Bed by night, accommodating 1 additional guest. The cottage is ideally suited for one couple or for a couple with a small child. Given its limited size we like to think of our cottage as similar to a Suite at the Four Seasons Hotel.
Every detail has been meticulously attended to and no amenity has been overlooked in order to make your stay as memorable and comfortable as possible. Please take the one you love to this romantic retreat.
NOTE: We require that you be at least 25 years of age to rent the cottage.
Should you require the assistance of a Concierge during your stay we will be happy to recommend one. Please note that our cottage is located in a neighborhood with close proximity to other homes. It does not have a view. The advantage of this location is it's convenient proximity to both ski resorts, the lake and Big Bear Village....moreless
Winter Rates, Exclude Holidays Nov 14 - Apr 11, 2015 2 night min stay
$275 Fri, Sat
Good Friday/Easter 2 Nts Apr 3 - Apr 4, 2015 2 night min stay
$600 flat fee
Spring Season Apr 12 - May 30, 2015 2 night min stay
$175 Fri, Sat
Mother's Day Weekend 2 Nts May 8 - May 9, 2015 2 night min stay
$600 flat fee
Memorial Day Weekend 3 Nts May 22 - May 24, 2015 3 night min stay
$900 flat fee
Summer Rates May 31 - Sep 3, 2015 2 night min stay
$200 Fri, Sat
4th of July, 2 Nts Jul 3 - Jul 4, 2015 2 night min stay
$600 flat fee
Labor Day Weekend Sep 4 - Sep 6, 2015 3 night min stay
$900 flat fee
Fall Rates Sep 7 - Nov 12, 2015 2 night min stay
$175 Fri, Sat
Thanksgiving Weekend, 4 Nts Nov 25 - Nov 28, 2015 4 night min stay
$1,200 flat fee
Christmas 2015, 3 night min. Dec 24 - Dec 27, 2015 3 night min stay
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
$175 Fri, Sat
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$300
Weekends are Friday & Saturday, 2 Nt. Min.
Full Weeks are Friday to Thursday, checking in & out Friday.
RENT FOR 1 WEEK SEASONALLY, GET "ONE FREE" WEEK NIGHT!
Check In Time: 4:00pm
Check Out Time: 12:00pm
Contact us for possible exceptions to rates & lengths of stay
Renters must be 25+ years of age. Photo ID required.
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NO SMOKING. NO PETS
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Big Bear is a four season resort community nestled in the Southern California Mountains of San Bernardino at an altitude of 7000 ft. Boasting a beautiful freshwater lake, over 300 days of sunshine a year, two ski areas, and miles of hiking trails, Big Bear is the ideal getaway for visitors from all over Southern California and beyond that want to explore nature and have a unique mountain experience.
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: My family and I have been part-time mountain residents for over 25 years. Ten years ago we escaped Orange County California for life at a higher elevation and now reside full-time in nearby Lake Arrowhead. We discovered the charms of Big Bear when our son joined the Snow Summit Ski Racing Team. This adorable cottage caught our eye and we decided to buy it as a showcase for my work. I am a Lifestyle Blogger at www.AfterOrangeCounty.com and feature the cottage on my blog where you can view the complete cottage renovation. I am also a designer and manufacturer of hand-forged wrought iron furniture, lighting and decorative accessories. This home showcases much of my work. If you like what you see, most of the ironwork used in the cottage is available for purchase.
Why the Owner Chose Moonridge: As a native Southern Californian I grew up vacationing in our local mountains and wanted to give the same opportunity to our children. We feel the weight of the world roll off our shoulder's as we approach our charming, cozy get-away. The smell of the pines, the beauty of the lake and surrounding mountains, the invigorating crystal clear air and the proximity to the ski slopes are what we enjoy most.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: If you a a connoisseur of the finer things in life then you will appreciate our efforts to make this cottage the ultimate cozy retreat, full of simple luxuries. It is small and intimate yet comfortable and inviting. Our cottage exudes a warm & serene atmosphere in its intimate spaces. We furnished it using rich earth-tones, soft linens and jute area rugs over rustic wood floors. Layers of details both old and new, modern and traditional make our home the ultimate romantic couples retreat.
Speaks: english, spanish
Primary:+1 714-267-4546Please check the availability calender before call