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Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

About the property

2 bedroom two bath, sleeps six with a great setting nestled in the pines.

Its time to relax and enjoy yourself. Escape to beautiful Big Bear. Its time to book the Cozy Cabin in Big Bear, the perfect getaway for family and friends! It is a charming, open, bright log sided cabin located in Moonridge. It has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, two decks, washer and dryer, and a cozy living room with wood burning fireplace and a romantic fireplace in the master bedroom. There is also a large upper deck to relax on and BBQ with friends and family.

Conveniently located in Big Bear, it is the perfect location for everything you will want to do on your visit. Less than a mile to skiing, golfing and the zoo, for unlimited fun. Just a few minutes from the Lake, you can enjoy the marinas, rent boats, kayaks, parasail, fish or enjoy a boat tour. You are also just a couple minutes away from shopping and dining at the Village, or great hiking and mountain biking trails. Big Bear is a true four season resort.

The master bedroom has a private bath, king sized bed and direct access to the private lower balcony. The main level bedroom has a king size bed. The living room is outfitted with a 42' HD flatscreen, hide a bed with a queen sleeper, two recliners and a wood burning fireplace. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need (pots, pans, coffee maker, utensils, etc), and a huge refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave and stove.

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Bryan Hopkins
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2017

About Bryan Hopkins

My wife and I have 2 wonderful sons and we are a very active family and love Big Bear for snowboarding, hiking, wakeboarding, fishing, and exploring all around Big Bear Lake. We have created some fantastic family memories here. We love spending time at the cabin and we know your experience will be the same!

Bryan Hopkins purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Bryan Hopkins chose Moonridge

This property has a great 'mountain feel' with log siding, two great balconies to enjoy nature and a natural gas Weber BBQ. Secluded from neighbors with a great view from decks and a fantastic master bedroom, and private bath with a huge shower.

What makes this cabin unique

Close to Bear Mountain with access to world class snowboarding during the winter and a golf course for the spring and summer. Visitors enjoy the Moonridge Zoo and ample walking and hiking. Fishing in the spring is off the charts. Summer offers kayaking, boating, wakeboarding, parasailing and for those who are warm blooded, even a quick swim.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

Mid week special, third. Night half price.
average rating of 4.5526314 based on 38 reviews
Buellton, CA 93427

Great cozy stay.

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time. The place had everything needed, as we cooked, BBQ'd all meals at the cabin, very adequate kitchen and cooking materials. Owner responded nearly immediately to any and all requests. This cozy cabin made our first snow trip awesome. We had good snow around the place to play in.

Just to have a well rounded review, I will say that it is a little dark inside and it is a slightly difficulty entry down stairs from the driveway. Other than that, I would highly recommend.

We want to thank the owners for their service.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Todd B

  • 5 of 5

We headed up to Big Bear with a other couple on a last minute get away. The owner was super responsive, made a few very helpful recommendations for dining and things to do. The cabin was exactly as described, clean cozy and quiet.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy for 4 not necessarily 5

  • 3 of 5

I will start by saying the view is great from this place and the owner was very nice and quick to respond to questions. The downstairs seems to be fairly recently updated and looked nice. Although there was a drip in the faucet of the bathroom downstairs and I think the cleaning crew plugged the drain. Luckily we arrived and saw the drip and plugged drain and simply unplugged the drain because the water was inches away from starting to spill onto the bathroom floor.

We had a party of 5 go to this cabin over the Labor Day weekend. To get to the point we felt the accommodations were a bit paltry and over-stated compared to the description on the site. You can't really fit more than 4 people because the fold out bed in the upstairs living room has a mattress that is probably the worst mattress I've ever laid on! Literally springs poking you when you laid on it. Not to mention there was a fine grained "sand" all over the sheets which just made it gross. My kids had to swap who would sleep on it (we were there for two nights) because it was so bad.

Lastly, we just had this general feeling that what was supplied for renters was just the least amount possible: minimal kitchen utensils, pots, pans, etc were supplied. The BBQ out on the deck is literally falling apart. Broken knobs, cracked, broken lid. Only two, count em, two deck chairs, for two full decks at a place that is supposed to hold 7 people. No wifi. Small, very dated TV with a non-HD picture that was difficult to view at times. The site mentions the luxurious fireplace in the downstairs bedroom, but doesn't mention that it's turned off in the Summer. Not a huge deal but a bit disappointing. The appearance of the home in general was not really high end at all - which is totally fine. Just be forewarned that this is not a luxury rental by any stretch.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Not so nice!

  • 1 of 5

I, my husband and another couple recently stayed at this property. We did not consider it a great experience. I had to contact the Owner at least 5 times regarding several issues. We were there to enjoy a relaxing weekend out of the city, and enjoy the last couple of days of the Olympics. The first issue was that there was no toilet tissue or paper towels when we arrived, so the cleaning lady was called out to drop off those items. The rugs in both the kitchen and the upstairs bathroom were so disgusting that I threw them behind a door. We couldn't locate the light switches and had to contact the owner for instructions; we arrived Friday afternoon but had no hot water until Saturday after 6:00 p.m., cold showers are not fun!!!! There was no Wi-Fi, no air-conditioner (had to bring in a big-loud fan that was in a closet), and very limited television channels. One of the reclining chairs was broken and should have been repaired or discarded. The dinner table had four chairs, but the table was only large enough to hold two people. So our romantic dinner sitting together was out of the question. The patio was dirty and only had a worn wicker mini table and two chairs. Because it was four of us, we had to bring out two chairs from the house so we could all sit outside together. However when it got dark we had to come inside because of the lack of lighting. The kitchen cooking pots/pans/bowls, etc. was of the poorest quality and all need to be replaced, as well as the holiday decorations. There is no pride by the Owner in his property.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are sincerely sorry the cabin did not meet your expectations. We have had our cabin on the VRBO site for over four years and have always received great reviews. The guest who stayed with us the weekend prior to your arrival was quoted as saying; "The property is as described. Well appointed inside, big porch outside with a working bbq. The owner was very receptive and quick to answer all questions. We would come back and stay again."
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Very comfortable, would highly recommend for small family or 2 couples

  • 5 of 5

The property is as described. Well appointed inside, big porch outside with a working bbq.

The owner was very receptive and quick to answer all questions.

We would come back and stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you and your family could escape the summer heat and enjoy some refreshing mountain air. Come back soon!
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It's very cozy

  • 4 of 5

It truly is a cozy cabin. Lots of stairs to get to the cabin but that was ok. Had a wonderful stay and hopefully we can return next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
2.9 Miles
Big Bear City Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Bear Mountain
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Bear Mountain
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Upper Moonridge Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 18 2016 - Mar 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jan 13 2017 - Jan 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
President's Day
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
July 4th
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Nov 23 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning $75
Tax Rate 9.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Upper Moonridge Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1058 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Huge walk in shower in the master bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1) King size beds in both bedrooms, Queen size Beds (1) Sleeper in the living room.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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