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Mountain Villa - Castle Glen Estates

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Space 5,800 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 16)

Make an unforgettable alpine summer or ski trip with family and friends. This spacious 5,000+ square foot custom log home is one of a kind--referred to by the local community as 'The Lodge'. You'll enjoy 2 sitting rooms with 25 foot ceilings, lodge pole windows from top to bottom, 4 elegantly decorated bedrooms with large game room, three oversized fireplaces, custom rock work and wood accents throughout. Private and secluded, 5 decks afford mountain and valley views in each direction. The property backs to an eagle preserve, ideal for wooded forest walks, exploring and sledding for the kids.

First time renting a private property? Not sure what you'll get? Rest assured, I've been renting the Mt Villa for well over 8 years and every single guest review has been 5 star. Take a look for yourself.

Sleeping Arrangements for 14+: 2nd floor Master Suite with a King and attached full bath; 3rd floor Master Bedroom with a King and attached full bath; 3rd floor Bedroom with a queen; 3rd floor bunk bedroom with a bunk bed, trundle and two sofa pullout singles; 3rd floor loft with two twins; 1st floor Gameroom serves also as a bedroom to sleep 4 with a full sofa pullout, a queen bed, and attached full bath. Additionally, a twin mattress is tucked into the gameroom closet to sleep one more.

The house was built new in 2005 and features top of the line appliances and conveniences. The house is 3 levels. The first floor, which is street level, enters into a large foyer followed by a expansive gameroom with fireplace and attached full bath. Stairs lead upstairs to the second level, where you find a 25' ceiling sitting room comfortable for 12 with fireplace, dining room for 10, spacious kitchen with center bar, and master bedroom and adjoining full bath. Expansive decks on either side are accessible from the second floor. Off the kitchen, a secluded deck offers a BBQ, patio furniture and a 6 person spa with speakers (aux input) ideal for late night and apre-ski soaking. Accent landscape lamps blazon the towering pines extending a cathedral like experience while you sit, soak and indulge in your favorite beverage. The upstairs third level hosts 3 bedrooms surrounding a loft with fireplace and expansive views.

This Mt Villa sleeps 14 comfortably. All first class appliances, furnishings and interior decorator touches abound. Stream your own music through a 5 point speaker sound system by Sonos. 4 TVs (2 Smart TVs with AppleTV). 6 Bicycles on site. Generous supply of firewood ($10/nt.). Located in the exclusive Big Bear Castle Glen Estates, this property offers privacy and space, it's backyard a 10 acre eagle preserve.

The house is located within 2 miles of the two ski resorts. In the summer take in a stroll to the lake, or ride bikes (5) provided at the house, for boating, jet skiing, water skiing and fishing.

Keywords: Villa, large, executive, lodge, chalet, ski chalet, designer, custom, spacious, secluded, cabin

More Details

Owner
Martin
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, mandarin
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

About Martin

Southern California resident. Have enjoyed Big Bear for years, especialy as a kid. Enjoy the area for skiing, boating, fishing, and hiking.

Martin purchased this villa in 2005

Why Martin chose Big Bear Lake

A California native, I have enjoyed Big Bear in all seasons for many years. Our family espeically enjoys the opportunity to mountain bike, fish and ski in the winter at either of the two well maintained ski resorts.

What makes this villa unique

Full accomadations one would expect from an executive home.

Amenities

Castle Glen Estates Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Secure Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Loft with 2 beds - 2 twin/ single , 2 beds situated privately in loft area
    Master Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2nd floor - attached full bath, office
    Master Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Attached full bath
    Queen Bedroom - 1 queen , does not have an attached bath
    Kids Bedroom - 4 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Attached Bath, Bunkbed + a trundle + 2 pullout sofa singles
    GameRoom/Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeps 4 - Attached Bath. Sofa pull + a Queen. Gameroom
  • The Mt Villa sleeps 16+ in beds
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Privacy, acreage

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(49 traveler reviews)

Mountain Villa - Castle Glen Estates
average rating of 4.9387755 based on 49 reviews
4

Beautiful Home with a Few Exceptions

  • 4 of 5

This home is gorgeous and easily accommodated our 4 families. We loved the ambience and the neighborhood.

Two reasons for giving 4-stars, not 5-stars:

1. Each night we saw a mouse which was unsettling to some in our party.

2. In all the info we received about the home, it said they provided courtesy bottles of shampoo, conditioner, soap, etc. Yet, this home did not have even a single bar of soap in any of it's 4 bathrooms. This was super annoying as several of us didn't pack shampoo because we read this info. Also, they asked that we start a load of towels in the washing machine before leaving. We loaded all the towels only to find that there wasn't any laundry soap anywhere. The house was also nearly completely out of dish soap. For a $600/night, luxury home, these items should be standard and abundant.

All in all, we would more than likely return again. We loved the house and would just need to buy some mouse traps and bring lots of soap with us if we return.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Spring Break!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our spring break in this beautiful home which had fantastic views from every floor in every direction. It was clean and wonderful and everything was in good working order. We loved having SONOS and being able to listen to music so easily. The kitchen was well stocked for cooking meals and there were plenty of places to spend time together or alone. The fireplaces were beautiful and warm, and having the wood provided is a very nice amenity - and a bargain. It was easy to get to town and the slopes. Everyone enjoyed the jacuzzi and star gazing. We enjoyed eating and playing games at the large table and recommend this home to anyone. We all loved it! Thank you for allowing us to vacation in your beautiful home!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

GREAT CABIN!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was immaculate! Beautiful inside and out with plenty of space for a big family getaway. My wife and I have visited Big Bear annually for over 13 years with a group of family and friends and we have stayed in many great homes. My wife believes this one to be one of the best. Believe me when I say that says a lot coming from her. LOL! The neighborhood is excellent and it's close to all the stores. Everyone loved it! I would only recommend that a big screen television be placed in the great room, given this is the most popular room for gatherings and entertainment. Other than that and the malfunction with the jacuzzi, everything was superb.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

the cabin is fantastic , big a very nice!!

we spend 3 days and all was perfect! for sure I will back this cabin!

thanks!!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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5

Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

Spacious, clean home with plenty of amenities. The house comfortably fit our entire party of 16 and there was plenty of parking for all of our cars. The 10 dollars per night for firewood was a steal and came in handy when all of Big Bear went into a blackout. There were shovels at the house, which came in handy to dig out the cars after the blizzard. Only slight issue was the oven took an extremely long time to preheat. What really brought the experience together was Martin. He was able to quickly answer any emails and was even able to remotely set our thermostat when we were having an issue setting it ourselves. He was professional and courteous at all time. I would definitely be looking forward to staying here again!

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

As described...lots of family fun!

  • 5 of 5

PROS: Very comfortable and spacious for our 13 guests. The back yard has a perfect slope to build a sled run for the kids; hot tub was fun for the adults. The host was attentive to our needs. Amazing views, especially if there's snow. This was my first VRBO booking and I would love to stay here again!

CONS: The kitchen cookware and utensils were functional, but I felt they could use an update in terms of quality/quantity (e.g., pots/pans, spatulas, etc).

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Bear Mt. Ski Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Snow Summit Ski Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Grocery Store Shopping Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Main Street

Skiing, hiking, fishing, boating, water skiing, relaxing, alpine

Golf: There is a 9 hole golf course within 1 mile from the Mt Villa.

Ski: 2 resorts, Bear Mountain and Snow Summit, are within 1 mile from the Mt Villa. Ample parking exists at both resorts.

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Rates & Availability

Castle Glen Estates Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
Jul 5 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$595
From
$795
Fri,Sat
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$795
 
 
ThanksGiving 2016
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,195
 
 
Ski Season Early 2017
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$795
From
$1,095
Fri,Sat
 
 
Winter Break 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
$1,695
 
 
Ski Season 2018
Jan 8 2018 - Mar 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$795
From
$1,095
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$495
From
$695
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning $275 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 2.75%

Notes:
$1,000 security deposit in addition to the accidental damage insurance to protect homeowner from items not covered by insurance (read your policy terms).
Major Holidays require a minimum 4 night stay
Optional firewood $10/nt.
Saturday check-ins subject to additional fee.

DISCOUNTS OFTEN AVAILABLE FOR LAST MINUTE BOOKINGS

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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