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Welcome to 5-star Summit Estate 'Le Grande Retreat'. This newly renovated luxury ski chalet is perfect place for large family vacation with rare “ski-in/ski-out” privilege. Snow Summit slope is less than 3 minutes walk from this cabin. It’s ideal for mixed group of skiers & non-ski vacationers. Skiers can easily walk back from slope for quick break, lunch or nap as often as you like. Non-skiers can walk up to the Snow Summit to catch up love ones or enjoy relaxing stay without feeling left-out.
This gorgeous estate is on quiet street situated in one of the most desirable Summit Estate area.
Le Grande Retreat is conveniently located for all other Big Bear activities as well. Walking distance to restaurants, bars and shops, only 3 minutes short drive to Village and lake. Bear Mountain is only 5 minutes drive or catch a free shuttle from Snow Summit without parking headache.
Le Grande Retreat is 3,000 sq.Ft. 5-bedroom estate offers great living space and large bedrooms with all-new interior and exterior. Completely renovated and newly furnished throughout the entire house in December 2013.
Luxury Resort: Elegant interior decor is inspired by 'French country' theme. Upscaled furnishing including comfortable sofas, heavenly beds, 6 flatscreen HD TVs, gourmet kitchen appliances, built-in wet bar with wine refrigerator, custom Olhausen 7ft pool table, relaxing rain shower, and Caldera Vanto 7-seating hot tub.
Open Floor Plan: Spacious layout can easily accommodate 3 families under one big roof. Large entry is a perfect place to suit your children with warm snow gear and get ready for fun!
Game Room: Headquarter of entertainment for everyone, especially for dads to enjoy dream “man cave”. Olhausen's pool table, arcade-style electronic dart boar, custom built-in wet bar with granite countertop, wine refrigerator holds 34 bottles for wine connoisseur, 60” plasma flatscreen HD Smart TV is ready for watching sports or movies.
Dining Room: Large square dining table seats 8 guests, and extra space for 4 toddlers to eat at kids picnic table.
Living Room: Wood burning fireplace surrounded by amazing Big Bear rock wall and bench seats. Oversized sofas are too comfortable to get up. 46' flatscreen HD TV with DVD/VHS combo player.
Kitchen: Spacious open gourmet kitchen with granite countertop for bar seating of 4. All-new matching stainless steel appliances with chef-friendly layout is tempting non-stop feast or dessert tasting.
Easy Access: Le grande Retreat is not handicap-accessible property, but relatively easy access with less ups or downs. To start, it offers wide flat parking area, and only 2 steps to front entrance. 5th bedroom with dedicated bathroom is on the main level making it convenient for guests troubled with stairs.
Patio: Stepping outside to the patio deck, oversized 6-feet caldera hot tub invite 6 people comfortably to relax your muscle after long day at the slope, or enjoy BBQ at large deck.
Mattress Selections: Enjoy wide varieties of bed style and heavenly mattresses. King size mattresses are ultimate super pillow top, Queen size mattresses are firmer Simmons BeatyRest pillow top, and Full size mattresses are Tempur-Pedic style Sealy memory foam. Yes, they are all NEW, just purchased in December 2013.
Le Grande Retreat offers spacious bedrooms unlike other vacation rentals in Big Bear. 7 beds are all double beds (3 eastern king, 2 queen and 2 full) to accommodate 3 families comfortably.
Bedroom 1 (master) with a private bathroom: 1 KING + sleeper sofa
Bedroom 2 with balcony: 2 QUEENS
Bedroom 3 with balcony: 1 KING
Bedroom 4: 2 FULL
Bedroom 5 (downstairs) with a private bathroom: 1 KING
5-star hotel quality amenities: High quality towel sets, shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, lotion, soap, hair dryer in every bathroom. Fluffy men & women bathrobes in every bedroom. Extra sets of towels and sheets are ready for use at any time. More than enough sets of dishes, flatwares, tumblers, mugs, wine glasses plus champaign flute and martini glasses at bar area.
Important notice: This is not a party house. This is high-end private home for multi-family vacation. Contracted security company will patrol and report for noise level and unauthorized car parkings day and night.
MLK Weekend Jan 16 - Jan 18, 2015 2 night min stay
Winter 2015 Jan 19 - Feb 12, 2015 2 night min stay
$980 Fri, Sat
Presidents Weekend Feb 13 - Feb 16, 2015 3 night min stay
Winter 2015 Feb 17 - Mar 31, 2015 2 night min stay
$980 Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
$490 Fri, Sat
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
Property Damage Protection$89
Cleaning Service Fee$200 + tax
Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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ONLY 5 DOORS DOWN FROM SNOW SUMMIT, less than 3 minutes walking. Just like Ski-in/ski-out privilege.
Centrally located for all activities and shopping.
3 minutes walk to 7-Eleven, Carls Jr. and KFC. 3 minutes drive to the Village, lake, marina, Starbucks, Vons, K-mart.
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: I'm a frequent business traveler over 25 years. It's like a living out of small suitcase at hotels & airports all the time. Owning a getaway place in Big Bear was my dream to relax and recharge. This is a perfect cabin inviting families and friends with lots of bedrooms and privacy. I love snowboarding with sons and friends during the winter. I enjoy many great summer activities such as hiking, mountain biking, boating and trout fishing. I hope you enjoy Big Bear Lake and our cabin through out the year as much as we do.
Why the Owner Chose Snow Summit: LOCATION:
I was fortunate to find this house at perfect location, very close to Snow Summit. This house was untouched for over 30 years needed total make-over. It took 2 months to build my dream cabin. I'm very happy with outcome of this major renovation, special thanks to my most trusted contractor Bud Bailey Construction.
There are many vacation rentals in Big Bear Lake, but not many 5-bedroom house for multi-family vacation. Multi-family vacation means different ages of group and different interests. Skiers and snowboarders always appreciate walking distance to the slope, but more importantly the cabin should be enjoyable for everyone.
It's sad not seeing family members for all day on vacation. Staying at Le Grande Retreat, you can make many trips between the slope and cabin for any reasons, feeding baby, lunch or coffee break. You don't need to wait for family members at cold outside or expensive resort restaurant all the time.
Le Grande's decor is not typical Big Bear cabin style. Many cabins offer similar log table, log chair, log bed, quilt tapestries, quilt bed cover. Because I spent so much time traveling and staying at hotels all the time, I wanted to make this place like French-country style house. This project will never end and will be redecorated constantly.
The Unique Benefits at this House: CONCIERGE SERVICE:
Le Grande Retreat offers concierge service to meet you at easy-to-find location, and escort to the house for smooth check-in. Your concierge will walk through the house to explain key features and demonstrate how to operate door lock, thermostat, cable TV, hot tub and ready to answer any questions about house or Big Bear Lake.
Large flat parking space for 5 cars in front, RV or trailered boat on side, and garage access upon special request. Gourmet kitchen with coffee maker, oven, microwave, toaster, dishes, pots/pan and more. Internet with Wi-Fi access through out the house. Laundry washer/dryer and ironing board. Charter Cable HD channels, DVD/VHS player, Wii and Playstation 2.