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Charming Remodeled Big Bear Cabin W/Stainless Steel Kitchen

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + sofabed, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6- Max 4 adults/2 children)

Beautiful and bright two story remodeled cabin with antiquities inside and modern stainless steel appliances, washer/dryer, double shower head in large Kohler bathtub. Master bedroom upstairs has queen bed and sliding glass doors leading to private deck with tree line views. Second bedroom has tree top views and two twin beds that can be pushed together to make a queen bed too. Kitchen has new cabinets, stainless steel appliances, pots/pans/dishes, w/a washer/dryer and sliding glass doors to large outdoor picnic table to eat in or alfresco in dining area or table set up in front porch. Outside firepit, adirondack chairs and small bridge. Cabin is walkable to national forest. Living room is cedar lined with a retro Swedish red fireplace and built in cabinetry for 40” HDTV and Bluray DVD w/video and music collection. Cable TV and Netflix, Pandora and Hulu ready with your account. Housed in cabinet made of reclaimed wood with vintage 1930’s windows. Game and book collection to use. Has sofabed to accomodate six and parking for four. Fifteen minutes to lake and slopes. Walkable to national park. Includes towels, toiletries, cookware, silverware, plates, bowls and even spices-- your Home away from home awaits you. Dogs considered-$22/night/pet fee. Please send the request and I will have to adjust this and resend to you. IDEAL FOR FOUR ADULTS and two children or one extra adult can sleep on sofabed.

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John Gabaldon
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

About John Gabaldon

I am a personal chef and a world traveler who loves escaping to the mountains for kayaking and hiking in the national forest which is a few houses away from my beautiful cabin. I also love restoring places and antiquing and put my soul and heart into this cabin.

John Gabaldon purchased this cabin in 2012

Why John Gabaldon chose Big Bear

I purchased this cabin here because it's so close to the national forest and only two 1/2 hours away from Los Angeles and Orange County area so it's a great getaway to the lake in the spring/summer for kayaking or biking and hiking and fall and in the winter there's skiing/snowboarding, .

What makes this cabin unique

It's very quiet, nestled in the mountains. Hardwood and tiled floors all remodeled with stainless steel appliances, wifi, HDTV and bluray player w/Netflix too. Swedish fireplace and outdoor firepit and BBQ. Beautiful bluejays and hummingbirds flock to the landscaped large 5000 feet yard in the spring/summer that you can enjoy. Close to ski slopes, lake and walking distance to national forest. Very close to tennis courts, basketball courts, childrens and skate parks and general store too.


Sugarloaf Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Remodeled with Large Kohler tub with two shower heads
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Additional Sofa Sleeper sleeps two
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom with sliding doors and private deck
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
New Stainless Steel Chef's kitchen with butcher block countertops (also includes coffee maker, toaster, blender, juicer, mini food processor) 40' LCD TV with Blu-ray DVD. Large yard with BBQ, picnic table, firepit and horseshoes. TWO NIGHT MIN STAY ON SATURDAY NIGHTS (unless Fri and Sunday are already booked)


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Charming Remodeled Big Bear Cabin W/Stainless Steel Kitchen
average rating of 4.826087 based on 23 reviews

Cozy Cabin

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful, cozy cabin that was great for our family of four. Loved the quiet location, which is just down the street from the National Forest, perfect for snow play. The owner John is extremely helpful, thorough, and has detailed instructions for renters throughout the cabin. We would definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ryan. You were such great guests! So easy to communicate with and were able to enjoy all the amenities and would love to have you come again as you left the place in great shape. Thank you and come back any time!
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Awesome Sugarloaf cabin beaming with pride!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect cabin for my family of 4 + dog! Cabin was well stocked and owner/manager was super responsive. Access was a breeze with keypad entry. Nicely decorated!

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

John kept me updated on the weather and gave us info as to were to get wood, food, and other entertainment around this cute cabin. Super clean and quite area. Kitchen was big and the living room was perfect to have everyone around to enjoy some movies. The rooms were nice and comfy. I would highly recommend this cabin if you like some peace. Not to far from the grocery store or food places. Had a great time!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy, clean and comfy cabin for us and our dog

  • 5 of 5

Our big bear trip consisted of me, the lady and our pup. This cabin has a nice fenced backyard so the dog could roam around freely. The cabin itself was clean, with ample utilities for cooking and a nice fireplace. Everything in the cabin was easy to use as instructions were placed by anything that was usable (tv, cable box, fireplace etc) so we had no frustrating "how do we use this?" Style problems. Location itself was close to the lake and town area. John (the owner of property) also sends you an email with gives plenty of directions and locations in the area which was very helpful when looking for shops etc.

we would diffently stay at this cabin again. Defiantly recommended if you are looking for a place to bring your pup to big bear or even if you need a cozy place to stay .

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Sugarloaf Cabin

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at this cabin. One thing I really appreciated were the instructions placed throughout the cabin. For example, how to turn on the TV and operate the furnace if more heat was needed. That's a nice added piece that made our stay less stressful.

The communication with the owner was quick and complete.

Stocked with plenty of pots, pans and other utensils.

I loved the location, far enough away from the hustle and bustle of BBL/BBC, but close enough to get to the village quickly. The general store, bar and laundromat are very close by. Just down the street from the cabin my parents owned in the 1990s.

I would recommend this cabin and we will stay again when we return to BB.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Getaway, Made Easy

  • 5 of 5

I visited this property with my wife for a short vacation. John made the trip simple for us to plan by sending information on the area (restaurants, theaters, stores, etc). The house was great - very clean and comfortable. Labels on the light switches were very convenient too. There was plenty of pots, pans, utensils, spices, etc. for cooking inside and the grill in the back yard worked well. The fenced yard was great for our dog. We loved it and would definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Ryan. It was a pleasure to have you as guests. Easy to communicate with and left the place in great condition. Thanks so much for selecting my cabin and glad you appreciated the details that I strive on to make each guest have a trouble free stay and focus on making happy memories that will last forever!
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
big bear city airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Kallan's, Thelmas
Nearest Ski
4 Miles
snow summit, bear valley mountain resort
Car: recommended

Walkable to the national forest. Cabin is located on a 5000 square foot landscaped property with native and medicinal plants and an herb garden. Kitchen is used by a professional chef with stainless steel appliances and professionally designed with antiques inside and raised ceilings with hickory oak tongue and groove and hardwood floors. VIDEO LINK:


Rates & Availability

Sugarloaf Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
July 5 onward
Jul 5 2017 - Aug 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
Fall after Labor Day
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 21 2017
1 night minimum stay
Nov 23 2017 - Nov 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
Christmas Eve and Christmas
Dec 24 - Dec 25
2 night minimum stay
New Years Eve and Day
Dec 31 - Jan 1
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Pet Fee $20 + Tax
Cleaning $60 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.75%

Additionally last two weeks of December is $165/night besides holidays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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