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Last min cancel 4th July! $585, total, 3 nights! 5* reviews, great rates, smiles

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Den (See Description), 2 1/2 Baths, (Sleeps 9-10)

Summer time & the livin' is easy at our Little Lodge.

Our wonderful family cabin is nestled in the picturesque Boulder Bay area, just about 8-10 minutes from the Village and the ski resorts! Across the street is open land, a peek a boo view of the lake can be seen from the lower deck off the living room and upper deck off the master bedroom. The living room has a 50" flat screen TV and DVD player along w/ a large stone gas fireplace to warm your tootsies and enjoy sharing about all those great hikes, your "BIG" catch of the day , play some horseshoes, maybe a little bumperpool, ...perhaps enjoying some family/friend time by the fire, reading, watching a great movie with some popcorn and having that hot chocolate or glass of wonderful wine! BBQ in the sunny clear mtn.air...nothing quite like it!

This is the time to refresh, relax and renew, exactly what our Little Lodge offers.... A cozy cabin, games, family, friends, heart warming times full of unforgettable memories, a little BBQ, take a walk to the lake, watch some great movies on a large TV, hear the birds and feed the squirrels... your heart will smile... Our Little Lodge is ready for you to enjoy the peacefulness of quite Boulder Bay, cool sunny days, chilly star filled nights, 'family fun;) We invite you to stay with us for the most memoriable time in Big Bear! We hope to be able to share all our 'Little Lodge' has to offer with you, family & friends!

The garage has been converted into a playroom with carpet, TV/DVD, comfy chairs, bumperpool table and darts. Fun for the kids or a 'man cave!'

All 3 bedrooms have TV's and DVD players; the bunk room has some children's toys and books. We are kid friendly , everyone is welcome. The living room and upstairs master both have large sliding glass doors and many windows to enjoy the views! There is also a full size bed in the window seat (den next to the living room) complete w/ linens, pillows and blankets. Each room is decorated in a cabin/mountain theme w/ a splash of Tuscan thrown in :) One room even has that romantic touch!

This cabin has been in our family since 1963 when my parents built the first 700 sq. ft. In 2009 we completed a total remodel and additions to bring it up to 1700 sq. ft. We now have 3 generations of family memories, working on the 4th, and would love for you to share those w/ us and create your own!

Since the entire cabin is fairly new, all the linens, bedding, and towels are newly purchased in 2015/2016, we are constantly "renewing.".. Kitchen is completely stocked with most everything you would need. We provide guest soaps and lotions also! The appliances are fairly new, the washer and dryer also. For those of you who enjoy the old, we have saved a few relics. The brick fireplace in the dinning area is the original; we put a wood stove in and large comfy chair to sit 'by the fire!' Dining table seats 7 and there are 5 bar stools.......

So please take a real look at our ad. As mentioned earlier would love to share w/ you! Fun in the sun, snow; whatever you enjoy...BBQ on the covered deck while watching the kids play and hearing the sounds of laughter! Memories :) Maybe a little horseshoes in the snow, it's been done!!!???

***Note... Fall 2014 we added an additional 1/2 bath and additional 100 sq. ft. that will replace the twin size bed in the window seat to a full size. Plus a little more space for those kiddies to 'camp out in sleeping bags' if they choose!***

****Free WiFi in every room.****Ample parking for 4 cars and your boat! 3 bikes available for your use also...summer only.

Keywords: cozy, warm, lodge, little, cabin, snow, fun, memories,friends, family

More Details

Owner
Linda
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017

About Linda

Happy 2017! We are excited to share our wonderful home away from home w/ you! Our family consists of 10

and growing, 2 grandchildren, adding a daughter in Aug..! We live in OC w/ 1 son in San Francisco. There are 4 SDSU graduates, 1 LBSU, 1 Loyola grad and a University of Oregon Duck grad, and a Cal grad!!! This cabin has been in my family since the 60's...we remodeled all of it and added on 900 sq ft and a garage in 2009! So for 3 generations Big Bear has been in our blood. I learned to ski here as did all my children, and grandchildren...We truly hope your stay w/ us is perfect..lots of love and care has gone into our cabin..it's pretty special to us and ask that you care for it as carefully as we do. We want it to be around for generations to come!

Linda purchased this cabin in 2009

Why Linda chose Big Bear Lake

Our cabin has been in my family since the 60's. My husband and I have taken the original structure, updated it, remodeled and added the 900 sq ft. The original footprint still exists. There is a picture that tells the entire story! There is definitely a special reason we keep coming back!!!

What makes this cabin unique

Little Lodge is located near Boulder Bay. My children have fished there, kayak and bike. We take great walks around the lake; walk to the small coffee shop for breakfasts. It's a great location for some R & R; also just a short drive to the Village and resorts for that fun. It's wonderful to come back after along fun filled day out. BBQ, swing on the front porch swing, play horseshoes etc...!Love to listen to the sounds of the pines at night, look at the all the stars and smell the fireplace burning...can't beat it!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Went on lots of walks, antiquing and shopping in the Village, played lots of games, drank lots of wine..Your cabin is very welcoming and inviting; comfortable and convenient. Every amenity you could ever need was available to us! Our memeories will never be forgotten! Taken from the guestbook :)
Jul 2010
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Amenities

Boulder Bay Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Downstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Upstairs, lrg master bath, 2 vanities, walk in closet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Newly added 1/2 bath downstairs.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Upstairs master has a cal king & a full size sleeper bed/sof
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed , Downstairs 1 twin & twin bunk over twin bunk,sleeps 3
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Window seat/full bed, just added a ' sleeping porch' fun!
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Downstairs 1 Queen bed, sleeps 2
  • King size beds (1) Upstairs Master Bedroom; Queen Beds (1) Downstairs; Full size in (1) Window Seat in Sleeping porch; and 1 set of single bunk beds in Bunk Room downstairs along with a separate single bed in bunk room; Full size sleeper Sofa (1) Located in the Master bedroom up stairs.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Dart board, new TV/DVD, bean bog toss, comfy chairs and bumper pool/poker table in the garage, patio furniture, outdoor porch swing ,hammock in the summer, fishing in nearby Boulder Bay (short walk), 3 bikes (summer only), walking distance to the lake, ceiling fans through out, family board games, books...

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5

Perfect Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

I've loved coming here with my family, so I thought I would share it with some girlfriends, too... Best girls getaway EVER! We will be back...!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rancho Mirage California
5

Wonderful Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Can't say enough positive things about this beautiful home. Everything is perfection and we enjoyed our fifth family reunion on Presidents Weekend. The owner made it so easy to arrange our stay and there is something for all ages in the house with games etc. Can't wait until next year to return to this wonderful home!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

From the first moment that we talked to the owners everything was made so easily. Very kind and considerate people. The cabin itself was super nice. We walked in and it literally took our breath away. It had everything we needed for a weekend stay. Just wish we could have stayed longer!

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing stay at the Little Lodge!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had such an amazing weekend in Big Bear. We were looking for a nice, clean, cozy cabin to call our own a couple weeks ago for a family get together and we lucked out! This is a family owned property and with our first foot in the door the decor exudes character. You instantly feel at home. I was in frequent contact with the property owner before our trip up till a week past our stay. I've never met her in person but she is personable and welcoming.

The property itself is a large home with a cabin feel. Cozy in part due to its mountain cabin decor. There's so many facets about the cabin that imparts attention to detail from its family pictures on the walls, stocked toiletry baskets, even down to the 'cute' pillows laid out. With small children this cabin was laid out perfectly. There are multiple rooms and plenty of beds to sleep 10. Fortunately there was a master room upstairs where my family slept apart from the other rooms just in case our baby woke up crying on the middle of the night. The other rooms had beds ranging from a fulls to bunk beds for the older children.

Water pressure and temps weren't an issue. Several times we've stayed in Big Bear and either there isn't enough pressure to take a relaxing shower or the water would turn freezing cold but no issues here. The bathrooms were clean and stocked with toiletries and towels with abundance.

We spent most of our time in the kitchen and dining area cooking, eating, and chatting. It was like we were at home because the property had everything we needed as far as cooking equipment. The waffle iron was a nice touch to make fresh waffles for the kids; even the grown ups enjoyed it.

As far as the location, it was about a 10-15 minute drive to the Vons and Starbucks. About a 10 minute drive to the Big Bear Discovery center and the slopes. Our phone's navigation lost connection once in the residential area but we swithched over to our trucks factory navi to find the rest of the way. The area is nice surrounding it because it's tucked away from the main streets and it felt like a cabin in the woods. Neighbors were friendly and snow plows still plowed the street that the house resides on which was helpful due to the large snowstorm that hit us that weekend.

All in all this is one property I'd definitely come back to.

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

Another Incredible Stay at Little Lodge!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second family gathering at the cabin! It is beautiful and accommodating! We all love the comfortable cabin with every amenity needed! Our first day was spent skiing and snowboarding at Snow Summit! The second day some of us headed back to the slopes and others took a self guided hike on the other side of the lake and then went into town for a little shopping and lunch at the Himalayan Restaurant (if you like Indian food, it was excellent!) On each visit to the cabin, the owners have gone over and above to assure us the best stay possible - they are wonderful! Thank you so much for another great memory!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cerritos, CA
5

Great Family Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This was our third staying here. Each time we have gradually increased the number of nights we have stayed. It is the perfect size for a family. It is warm, comfortable with all the amenities needed. The owner is super nice, wonderful and always very attentive. The cabin is beautifully decorated, comfortable beds, ample room for everyone to have space, 3 bathrooms so your not having to wait for someone to get out and plenty of hot water which is essential for a nice warm shower. As a mother and wife I appreciated that the kitchen is fully stocked with pots, pans, glasses, dishes, you name this cabin has it. It is perfect! In addition there are extra zip lock bags, foil, batteries, etc. if you need anything that you may have forgotten at the market. Just remember to replace what you use, so that the next person has them in case they need them.

Our favorite spot inside the cabin is the main living room. It has a warm fireplace and a wonderful TV where the whole family can sit around and watch movies. In addition it has GREAT WIFI, which is essential for all of us. Especially for the kids and their ipads.

Cabin also has a wonderful BBQ. It is good and quick : -)

There is a backyard for little ones to play in. As well as a front yard where they can play. The neighborhood is perfect for family walks. It is nice and quiet and safe.

Off the main road there is a convenient store in case you run out of milk, bacon or orange juice.

Our family truly enjoys spending time at this Lodge. We love it!! Thank you very much to Linda the owner. She is always a call or text away. She is always there for any questions. She is fabulous! We highly recommend this rental to any family who enjoys the mountains, and is looking for a family vacation. It provides the perfect environment for lots of wonderful family memories. Thank you Linda for sharing your cabin with us.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Boulder Bay Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
SUMMER, WEEK NITES LESS
Jul 6 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$235
 
 
LABOR DAY
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
FALL, OTOBREFEST
Sep 7 2017 - Nov 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
$140
 
 
VETERANS DAY
Nov 10 2017 - Nov 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
$150
 
 
THANKSGIVING
Nov 23 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$395
 
 
EARLYWINTER
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
WINTER, WEEK DAYS LESS
Dec 15 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
XMAS, NYE
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$395
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$225
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
DEP. WINTER(SEE BELOW $400
CLEANING (see below) $100

PLEASE CONTACT US TO VERIFY RATES. WEEKNIGHTES ARE ALWAYS LESS AND AT TIMES WE OFFER " STAY 2 NIGHTS, GET 1 FREE ON WEEK NIGHTS ONLY! ALWAYS CONTACT, PLEASE!!!
*** NOTE-- OUR CLEANING FEES VARY DUE TO SEASONS, AS DOES THE DEPOSIT!*** WE ASK THAT THE DEPOSIT BE IN THE FORM OF A CHECK, WE ONLY CASH IF THERE IS ANY DAMAGE OR PROBLEM!

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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