5 Star fantastic private Lodge with incredible views of both ski resorts, the Lake; 3 min. to Bear Mtn. **We offer complimentary early check-in, depending on the schedules **. Watch skiers coming down Bear Mtn. and snow falling all across the valley from this spacious, warm, cosy and beautiful Lodge/home. A separate adjoining carpeted Studio Game Room has ping-pong & pool table; Two large private decks await: one with Jacuzzi Hot-Tub with color changing lights nestled in the pines, and the other with unobstructed 180 views, for sunsets and catching rays. Make snow men on either one! Warm, cosy luxe Mtn. decor, large living room and giant dining table with a place for all; modern kitchen & baths, Birch Bear Lodge is a perfect vacation home!
Skiers: Birch Bear is located next to Bear Mtn. and 10-15 min. to Snow Summit. Huge picture windows (with central heating!) are perfect for guests wanting to 'stay inside', read, gaze out at the mountain views or work from home. Multiple TVs, DVD, fireplace.
Our guests return year after year to Birch Bear Lodge as there is no place like this that has something for everyone in your group. BB, with its million dollar views is centrally located, minutes to stores, restaurants, pharmacies, and the "Village". The Studio is a huge bonus room for hanging out. .
The Lodge is a 2280 sq. ft. home, with free Wifi, 3 big bedrooms, 2 full baths, and the separate Studio/Game room (add'l bath). With a huge rock fireplace for a cozy wood burning fire, luxury furnishings, cozy bedding, granite kitchen, flat screen TV and TVs in most bedrooms (expanded cable channels for football!), DVD player, you'll have a memorable time at Birch Bear. New washer and dryer. The accommodations"
"Caribou Cave" -Downstairs - Queen bed plus bath and wide tub, granite counters; has views over the Valley and out to the Spa
"Leopard's Lair" - Upstairs, the largest bedroom - Queen bed plus 2 twins, private balcony, TV, double closets, overlooks the living room below.
"The Hideaway" - Upstairs Master suite, King bed, TV, 9 foot picture window. Second bath in natural stone and granite, wide tub.
Separate dining area with huge table opens into the kitchen area. Fully stocked new remodeled granite kitchen with ice maker, micro, dishwasher, coffee maker, blender, slowcooker, nice glassware, cooking utensils and dinnerware.
Two car garage plus parking area & 'mud room' for equipment.
Birch Bear is also close to snowplay areas, hiking and biking trails, the Lake (7 min), restaurants, grocery (Vons, Stater Bros), and pharmacies (Walgreens, CVS). The Village, with movies and restaurants is 10 min. away.
EARLY CHECK-IN AND LATE CHECK-OUT: If the schedule permits, we offer complimentary Early In and Late check-out. Please contact us early with your request and we will try our best to accommodate you. The Spa and the Lodge are professionally cleaned before EVERY guest. You are honored guests and we try to have everything ready for you!
About those taxes and fees....We refund the VRBO booking fee to you after your stay. Its our way of saying thank you for choosing Birch Bear.
All VRBO bookings are required to collect 8% City of Big Bear Lake tax and 3% Big Bear Tourist Board tax.