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Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 2,850 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Big Moose cabin is a beautifully updated 5 bedrooms 3 1/2 bathrooms mountain retreat in the Whispering Forest area on the north shore of Big Bear lake. The home is in a secluded location with views of ski slopes and only minutes away from the lake, the slopes and the Village. There are ample of parking spaces for 6 cars/suv. House has level entry which means no climbing stairs to get to the front door.

The Great room is furnished with comfortable couches and a wood burning fireplace. You can watch a movie or catch a game on the large screen LED TV with satellite TV and keep in touch with the rest of the world thru high speed internet with dual band WIFI. Amazon Prime account access and Alexa services let you watch hundreds of movies at no cost or play your favorite songs or artists.

The kitchen is updated with all stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. Have your meals on the custom log dining table and enjoy the view thru those large windows. There is a large deck for you to enjoys a breath of fresh air and take in the view.

You and the kids can also enjoy hours of fun in the game room is just off the entry door and it comes with arcade games, pool table, air hockey table, foosball table and basketball.

The two master bedrooms on the main floor and upper level have en suite bathrooms and queen beds. The three bedrooms on the lower level have multiple queen beds and share a large bathroom with Jacuzzi tub. There is nice view of the slopes from almost every window.

The laundry room is equipped with 2 washers and 2 dryers for those large loads. All bathrooms, game room, and laundry room lights are motion sensor for your convenience.

House is located about 2 miles from grocery stores, 4-5 miles to the ski slopes and the Village and less than a mile from tubbing/go-cart racing.

****Please note that any stay that involves a weekend (Fri, Sat,Sun) requires a 2-weekend nights minimum regardless of your check in day.****

More Details

Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2018

About BAO

I'm originally from Grand Rapids Michigan where I still have lots of relatives. I moved to CA in 1993 and really enjoyed the weathers here.

I went to Cal State Long Beach for undergrad majoring in Biochemistry and I went to UCLA for grad school.

My family currently resides in the Inland Empire area.

BAO purchased this house in 2016

Why BAO chose Whispering Forest

We have been going to Big Bear in the winter for many years and even more often in recent years because of the kids. They love playing in the snow. So we finally decided to buy a place here as a family vacation home.

What makes this house unique

What I love about this home is that it looks unassuming from the outside but once you step inside you are blown away by the huge great room with those large windows and views of the slopes.

I did make a lots of cosmetic changes to the house to give it a more updated look while maintaining the log cabin feel.


Whispering Forest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2850 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Max. adults: 15
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...


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(5 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews

Amazing!! Hoping to visit again!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is incredible! Everything you see in the pictures and on the website is exactly what you get. Our host Bao is an amazing person and was always helping us out with anything we needed. The location was perfect and the neighborhood is really safe and quiet. We’re hoping to visit Big Bear and stay at the Big Moose Cabin once again!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Orange County, CA

Perfect for our large family

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 13 (8 adults and 5 younger kids) stayed here for three nights. It fit our needs perfectly. There were more than enough super comfy beds and seating areas for all of us without feeling cramped. The game room was a hit for both young and old. There are a lot of modern updates to this house and it is clearly well taken care of. Our only issue was that there's a wonderful kitchen to cook in, but not very many basic utensils (can opener, whisk, serving spoons or dishes to name a few) or adequate sized pots and pans to cook efficiently for a large group. Fortunately the dollar tree is just down the road and makes for a fun outing. It's not a big deal though, if you don't plan on cooking full meals. We're just a family that enjoys cooking. Paper plates, napkins, plastic utensils are provided as are other things you may forget to bring such as foil and plastic bags. Bao, the homeowner, is very friendly and quick to respond to texts and any issues that may arise. We plan to stay again in the future.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bell Gardens

Great atmospheric home!

  • 5 of 5

I typically do not do any review, but this is definitely worth a quick review.

Definitely recommend this home, it is very spacious!

Owner Mr.Bao was very helpful, and he constantly checked in. House was already stocked with many things you might forget to bring. Everything you might look for has a label, which is great, it takes away the hastle to search for things. My family enjoyed it completely and we could not get the kids to stop talking about the game room. Would definitely like to stay here again in the future!.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful home at Big Bear

  • 5 of 5

The owner is so responsive and easy to deal with. The house is amazing. It has plenty of room for everybody. The beds were comfortable. The kitchen is a cook's dream kitchen. We especially loved hanging out and eating at the deck. Everything you will need is provided, even body wash and shampoo. We will definitely stay here again when we visit Big Bear.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family loved the place!

  • 4 of 5

It was an overall amazing weekend for my family. Thank you again to the owner for honoring my reservation even though he had an initially 3 night minimum and I can only do 2 nights. He checked in every so often to make sure there wasn't any issues in the house. Definitely recommends the place to anyone wanting to get away.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Property Damage Insurance $79

All holiday weekends require 3 nights minimum stay. Rates are subjected to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.