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Summer Special! -$150/ Weekday Night - Best Deal in Big Bear Lake!

Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Whispering Pines Lodge is the perfect getaway for family and friends! It is a charming, open, bright new cabin located in Big Bear Lake, CA. It has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a huge kitchen, utility room with washer and dryer, and a large living room with wood burning fireplace. There is also a large front deck to relax on and BBQ with family.

Centrally located in Big Bear Lake, it is the perfect location for everything you will want to do on your visit. You can walk to the Lake Marina to rent boats or kayaks, and you are just a couple minutes away from shopping at the Village or hitting the slopes.

The large master bedroom has a flat screen TV, DVD and Direct TV. The master bath has 2 sinks, a shower and a garden tub. The large kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need (pots, pans, coffee maker, blender, utensils, etc), and a huge refrigerator, dishwasher and stove.

Keywords: cabin, lake cabin, ski chalet, skiing, ski, snowboard, lake house, close to slopes, new, clean, bright, family friendly, pet friendly, big bear, big bear lake, close to village, walk to lake

More Details

Darin Bankhead
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 16, 2017

About Darin Bankhead

My wife and I have 4 wonderful young sons, 3 dogs, 2 horses, and a cat. We are a very active family and love snowboarding, hiking, fishing, and exploring all around Big Bear Lake. We love spending time at the cabin and we know your experience will be the same!

Darin Bankhead purchased this cabin in 2010

Why Darin Bankhead chose Big Bear

We love to get away from 'big city life' and escape to the mountains. Big Bear Lake is so close to all of the cities of Southern California that it is the perfect getaway. You feel like you are in the high Sierras, but it is a short drive to get here. The cabin is in the perfect location close to the lake, shopping and skiing.

What makes this cabin unique

Whispering Pines Lodge is in the perfect location. You can walk to Holloway's Marina and rent a boat to do some trout fishing, or rent a kayak to explore the serene lake in the morning or evening. You can also learn to wakeboard at their new cable park! Shopping at the Village is only a couple minutes away, and you can be on the slopes in minutes! Or just relax on the deck and listen to the wind whisper through the pine trees.


Big Bear Lake Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1) Pillow top/ New, Queen size Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1) Perfect for the kids!
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Extremely Clean, Newer Cabin, Very Family Friendly


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(90 traveler reviews)

Summer Special! -$150/ Weekday Night - Best Deal in Big Bear Lake!
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 90 reviews
Naperville, IL

Better for winter stay than spring

  • 4 of 5

Owner accommodated our request to postpone arrival due to late season snow we had not anticipated. Great kitchen, fully stocked with all the necessary appliances, cookware, etc. Although we were only 3 adults, this 3 bedroom home could easily accommodate 6 adults or a family. Mattress not great and living room couch cushions need replacing. Unfortunately, the outdoor patio furniture was not cleaned off so we couldn't sit outdoors and enjoy the nice weather. House needs a good airing out from winter use of fireplace and a spring cleaning of the walls and carpet.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the info! We always need to do a lot of cleaning after Winter, especially with all the snow we got this year! Thank you for the heads up and we will get on those things. We appreciate you staying with us!
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  • 5 of 5

This was my 3rd time staying at this cabin. It has everything you need. The kids loved it.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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First Big Bear Trip

  • 4 of 5

A few friends and my girlfriend wanted to go to Big Bear and rent a cabin. I came across Darin's cabin, and it seemed to be perfect as far as look, number of rooms, and proximity to the slopes/lakes/restaurants. I contacted Darin with my interest in his cabin, and he was very nice and prompt in responding. The cabin itself was very nice. It is located very close to all the major hotspots and was not very difficult to find. From the outside, it looked like a cabin from a movie! Inside the cabin was very modern, but still had its cabin feel and touches. All appliances, lights, and heating worked as expected. Only a few minor things: 1. the master bedroom shower door was stuck and seemed to take too much force to open, and in fear of breaking it, we opted to share the other shower 2. The ceiling fan light in the living room was not functioning, which Darin stated to us before arriving 3. Bunk beds were very squeaky, so one of our friends decided to sleep on the couch. Besides those minor things, the cabin was perfect. We will definitely be staying there again! Thank you Darin!

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Thanksgiving in Big Bear 2015

  • 5 of 5

First Thanksgiving away from home, was not disappointed. Cabin style was rustic on the outside and modern on the inside with plenty of room for all. Perfect location, quiet if you desire and close enough to walk to the Village for the shoppers. Loved having all the comforts of home, nice dishes, cookware, ice maker, dishwasher, washer & dryer and most of all Central Heating, in addition to a lovely fireplace. We look forward to spending more time here, many blessings to all who visit and stay at this this warm home. Stefan, Karen & family

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Temecula, CA

Perfect Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We are very picky when it comes to weekend rentals. This house was a total joy. It was spacious, clean, close to everything, cozy, in a friendly neighborhood, and Darin (owner) was quick to respond when booking and checking out.

Our kids have asked if we can return to Big Bear at "this house" when the snow starts to fall.

......bring bird food! There were a dozen or so birds in and around the front patio eating the bread and seeds we brought. Gorgeous Blue Jays and several others.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy and Comfy :)

  • 5 of 5

We were so pleased the minute we pulled up to the cabin and opened the door. It was soooo inviting, cozy, well appointed, and has EVERYTHING you need. The location is great, in a quiet family-oriented neighborhood, with pines all around. Just breathtaking! The owner Darin was wonderful to deal with, very responsive and available. The owners take pride in their home and it shows throughout. I love the attention to detail and how organized everything is. So easy to find what you need. It definitly feels like a home away from home! Thank you Darin and Family for sharing your place with us. It is a very special cabin and you are very lucky to have found such a little piece of heaven...We cannot wait to come back!! We have sent pictures to our friends/family to spread the word!! We will be back soon :)) The Romero Family

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Snow Summit
Nearest Point of Interest
The Village
Nearest Point of Interest
Holloway's Marina
Nearest Point of Interest
Alpine Slide/ Fun Park

Wakeboarding, Close to Village, Cable Park within walking distance, Marina, Boat Rentals, Off-Roading, Zip-Lining, Nature Center


Rates & Availability

Big Bear Lake Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 25 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
4th of july
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
summer 2
Jul 6 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
Christmas Break
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 3 2018
2 night minimum stay
Jan 4 2018 - Mar 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $85
Tax Rate 8.0%

Holiday rates are higher

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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