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Mountain Villa Castle Glen Estates - Room for All!!

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


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'. Features include a private outdoor jacuzzi spa, pool table, darts, ping pong, 6 bicycles, computer w/printer, Smart TVs, Netflix, 50+ movies on AppleTV, and Sonos sound sytem throughout.

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 nearly 10 years now and have nothing but top reviews. 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 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 16 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

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, mandarin
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 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.


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.


Castle Glen Estates Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Number of Cars: 5
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • 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 ...
  • 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 Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5
  • 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
  • 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 ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • 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
Privacy, acreage


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Mountain Villa Castle Glen Estates - Room for All!!
average rating of 4.9038463 based on 52 reviews
Redondo Beach, California

An incredible cabin at a reasonable price

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we checked in, it was apparent to my entire group that this was going to be a spectacular weekend. Martin the owner was easy to get a hold of and extremely helpful when we had a question or needed something. Everything was in good shape and working perfectly, it housed 12 guys with no space issues. We hiked in the back yard, used the bikes to explore the city, and enjoyed everything this cabin had to offer. Would recommend this cabin to anyone and will be coming back in the winter for round 2!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 3 of 5

This was a three generation family trip and was our first trip to Big Bear. What a treat we found with Mountain Villa. We were in awe walking into the main floor and seeing the architecture of this "cabin." The pictures posted just doesn't do the "cabin" justice. We had maximum occupancy with little ones ranging from 9 months to 16 years and we never felt as if we were crowded or we were stepping on each others toes. When we weren't out exploring, the pool table on the bottom floor kept the teenagers busy and the availability of netflix kept the little ones busy . There was still room for the adults to have some space as well. All that was needed for cooking, we found in the kitchen. The jacuzzi was an added bonus and was used every night. Will return to Big Bear again!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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1 5

Great Family Getway

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was a beautiful home, which had fantastic views. it had plenty of space for our big family getaway. It was perfect; we totally enjoyed our stay. Would stay again. Thank you!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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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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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 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
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $295
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $1,000

$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 and check-outs subject to additional fee.
Between Thanksgiving and end of February, check-in time is 4pm (rather than 3pm)


Owner's Cancellation Policy

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