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Cozy Cabin, Winter Ski/Summer Fun-Beautiful Bear Valley, ~CA~

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cabin
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

Description

Bear Valley Cabin Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Bear Valley is a family-oriented Sierra mountain resort in Alpine County, located between Lake Tahoe and Yosemite, only 3.5 hours from the San Francisco Bay area. Bear Valley is located off of Highway 4, a less traveled and highly maintained road that almost never closes in winter. In the Winter, Bear Valley cabins are closed to cars, (pedestrian and snowmobile access only) adding to its beauty and peacefulness. After you park once in the central parking lot, this cabin is only a 5-10 minute walk from the Lodge and Restaurants. FREE shuttle buses take you right to the ski lodge every hour and back home on the half hour, or you can ski down the Home Run at the end of the day, right to the cabin door!

This updated and cozy cabin features four bedrooms and a loft, two full baths, large living room with gas stove, and updated kitchen. There are three bedrooms upstairs: Room #1 has a full-size bed and connects to a bathroom; Room #2 has a queen-size bed; and Room #3 has two twins beds. The downstairs bedroom #4 has a queen-size bed.

Bear Valley offers a great variety of activities from skiing in winter to hiking, biking, and other summer activities including classical and popular music festivals. If you are looking for a less crowded alternative to other busy mountain resorts like Lake Tahoe, Bear Valley is the place for you.

We provide plastic sleds for you to carry in your belongings; snowmobile transportation service can be arranged from the Bear Valley Transportation Center if required for an extra fee.

Keywords: Bear Valley, Ski Cabin, house, Bear Valley skiing

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Sue Watkins
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 5, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

We found your cabin to be quite comfortable and convenient. We would definitely recommend it to our friends who ski or just want to have fun in the snow.



Thanks,



Steve
Dec 2003
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Cozy Cabin, Winter Ski/Summer Fun-Beautiful Bear Valley, ~CA~
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
5

Wonderful cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing long weekend in Bear Valley and truly enjoyed the cabin! The location was perfect and the kids loved it. Backyard had pine cones to play with and rocks to climb and enjoy. Everything was a close walk: nature trails, hike up to the lake, the lodge, and rock climbing. The cabin was clean and spacious and had a wonderful kitchen for us to cook and BBQ. We really look forward to returning again!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a true snowy wonderland experience, this is it! If you are already familiar with the whole Bear Valley cabins situation, you already understand the layout - but if like us you it is all new to you, make sure you read the directions. (Our other couple arrived first, in the rainy dark after a long drive, and were not the happiest as they wandered around in deep snow looking for sign posts in the rain.) So if you will be arriving at night please DO read the directions thoroughly, bring strong flashlights, and make sure you know where you are going, as it is a tiny bit tricky. But it is WELL worth the effort - once we found our beautiful cabin, we were beyond thrilled. As the instructions state, you park in the plowed parking lot and walk a fairly short distance on snow covered roads to the cabin. You can also arrange for snowmobile taxi service (for a very low fee) or collect sleds on the porch to fetch your belongings from your car. After that you are in the most pristine, idyllic world. It is quiet and beautiful. It is also an easy walk over to the lodge if you want a drink, a library book, to rent skis or a snowmobile, or really anything. But why would you? The house is gorgeous. The fireplace is gas, keeps everything toasty (and you never need to chop wood or breath in smoke). The bedrooms and baths are spotless and up to date. The kitchen and dining room are comfy and charming. This is not a cabin furnished with someone's mismatched outcast furniture, but a very lovingly cared-for home. One day we rented skis in the lodge, caught the shuttle bus (which leaves right there) up to Bear Valley, enjoyed the slopes all day, and then skied back down, returned our skis and strolled home. If you have your own skis you could catch the shuttle up and just ski straight to your door - it is a beautiful long run. There is also a gorgeous cross-country area just across the road. We also rented snow mobiles, just for fun - a first time adventure. Can't say enough about how beautiful it was. We give this cabin our highest rating. Just be aware you can't stroll in and out -- to us that was part of the fun, but if someone in your group isn't up to walking in snow, that may be an issue. Otherwise, it really makes this far and away a much more special place - one you really won't forget

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was exactly what we needed. We came to Bear Valley for a wedding. The house was a great fit and Sue was great with communication.

Would definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Jose, CA
5

Great cabin for ski or summer trip

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is perfect for 1-2 families. We had two couples and 4 kids and it was lots of fun. The kids had plenty of space and could run around outside because the street and area is safe. The kitchen is great and fully equipped. The location was perfect for walking to the store, restaurant, bar and only a 5 min drive to the slopes. I would highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bay Area
5

Great cabin for ski trip

  • 5 of 5

This comfortable and clean cabin was perfect for our family trip to the snow. We stayed with our two young kids and two grandparents. The large living area and dinning table was great for hanging out, but there were still places to retreat to for quiet time. The location is ideal. There wasn't much snow so we drove in, but even with a lot of snow the cabin is just a short walk from parking and it would have been very easy to pull luggage in on the plastic sleds the owner leaves for that purpose. We had a great snow and ski trip!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice cabin

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 4th of July weekend 2014.

The cabin is very nice. A lot nicer than on the pictures actually. We especially appreciated the large and friendly living area. There was space for a big group (we had a bunch of kids around), both for eating and hanging around.

Despite what the description says, it is NOT modern, but it is clean and well maintained.

I recommend staying there.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Map

The cabins in Bear Valley village are closed to cars during winter, pedestrian and snowmobile access only

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Rates & Availability

Bear Valley Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2016/2017 Xmas/New Years
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
Martin Luther King Wkend
Jan 13 2017 - Jan 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
President's Weekend
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$325
From
$375
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

A refundable security deposit of $250.00 is required with final payment

50% deposit due upfront to secure reservation dates; balance due 2 weeks before arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Bear Valley Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ski-In ...
  • Village ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Downstairs bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Upstairs, connect through bedroom 3
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , One bedroom downstairs with 1 Queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Upstairs bedroom with 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Upstairs bedroom with 1 full, connects to upstairs bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Upstairs bedroom with 2 twins
    Loft - floor space at top of stairs for play area or sleeping bag
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Hide a bed in living room sofa, sleeps one
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • sledding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
Notes:
Rental fee includes cleaning of cabin at the end of your stay; renters need to use trash compactor and put trash in front porch garbage can

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