Birch Bear! Incredible Views, Ski Close Lodge, Color Spa, Pool Table, Privacy(22 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Lodge
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, Sleeps 7 Treetop Luxury Lodge with private patios, spa
The Lodge is a 2280 sq. ft. home, with free Wifi, 3 big bedrooms, 2 full baths, and a separate Studio/Game room.
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 players, Birch Bear is a luxury mountain home for you and your guests. Gather round the large wooden dining table - there's room for our permanent guests - mascots 'Birch' & 'Bear', giant furry stuffed bears. The Game Room (studio attached to the jacuzzi deck), has a Pool table and Ping Pong, as well as puzzles and games. Plenty of space with room to play or just escape in luxury.
"Caribou Cave" - Queen bed plus bath and wide tub, granite counters
"Leopard's Lair" - Queen bed plus 2 twins, private balcony, TV, double closets, overlooks the living room below.
"The Hideaway" - 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 close to Bear Mountain slopes (5 min.), Snow Summit (10 min), snowplay, hiking and biking trails, the Lake (7 min), restaurants, grocery (Von, Stater Bros), and pharmacies (Walgreens, CVS). The Village, with movies and restaurants is 10 min. away.
EARLY CHECK-IN AND LATE CHECK-OUT: We know that you're anxious to get here, and may want to ski/hike on the day you need to check out! Please contact us early with your request and we will try our best to accommodate you. We can usually let you check in by 11:00 am and have a late check out depending on schedules. The Spa and the Lodge are professionally cleaned before EVERY guest. You are honored guests and we try to have everything ready for you!
Member since: 2013
- 2280 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
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- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
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- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
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- Ice Maker
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $400
- Cleaning Fee $150
- Tax Rate 11%
When booking is accepted, we will send you the rental agreement. For Holiday Periods, the balance is due 60 days (not 30) prior to the Holiday. Guests are encouraged to use e-check if possible. Please email me with any questions at: email@example.com
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Big Bear Lake is a year round sport, relaxation and recreation spot. Snow sports in winter, fantastic hiking and mountain biking in spring and summer, walking, Octoberfest and lots of area activities in Fall. Great for friends and family reunions, or quietly recharging your batteries. Don't miss the Zipline!
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: In early 2012, we stood on the deck of what would become Birch Bear and looked at the 180 degree unobstructed view of the slopes, the Lake, golf course and the whole valley in front of us. It was breathtaking and the most magnificent view in Big Bear. It needed extensive remodeling; we started over, preserving the fantastic views and 7 months later, Birch Bear Lodge was open for guests. We hope you can come enjoy this paradise on the mountaintop!
Why the Owner Chose Upper Moonridge, Moonridge, Big Bear Lake, CA, USA:
Each year we came to Big Bear to enjoy the mountain air, hike the trails, and enjoy the environment. We found a home that needed a lot of TLC, but the view was worth saving. A lot of hard work followed, a lot of fun and a lot of pride in this fantastic Lodge. Some say Birch Bear has the 'best view in Big Bear' for its 180 degree views of the ski resorts, golf course and the top to bottom, including the new Spa with color changing LED lights and waterfall,its ready for visitors!
The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
View, view, privacy and views! From pre-dawn sunrise of pink sky, mist covering the Lake like a cotton blanket, clearing to sunny blues skies over glistening snow on Bear Mountain. Slopes with skiers so close you feel you can count them, to the soft white lights winding down the night ski slopes on Snow Summit, to the quiet pines... There is no place like Birch Bear.
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Get cosy and light the fire - plenty of room for family and friends
Large dining area with mascot 'Bear', the Lodge has mountaintop forever views!
Watch skiers come down Bear Mtn. just 3 minutes away - glistening snow & sun!
Watch the skiers go down Bear Mtn. from the deck
Pool and Ping Pong in the Game Room
'The Hideaway' King bedroom with private TV
Leopard's Lair is the huge bedroom above
New bath with wide soaking tub, 2 sinks and golden fixtures
New bath with wide soaking tub and 2 sinks
New Color Changing LED light SPA with 42 Jets, privacy in the pines
The Spa changes colors - red, blue, pink, green, orange, even strobe lights!
New granite kitchen - fully stocked and ready
Spacious ceilings, luxury retreat among the pines - sun and snow!
Sunset from the Deck.October 2014
Light the barbque & pour your drink - your private retreat just for your friends
The separate Studio Game room with pool and ping pong with spa outside the door!
'The Hideaway' with a 9' picture window
The Lair has a private balcony and views out to the Bear Mtn. slopes
From the Lair's loft looking down to Craftsman glass art-work door
Icicles outside the Hideaway windows on New Year's Day
The Torch Parade down Snow Summit on New Year's Eve!
Bring your bikes, or enjoy the hiking trails minutes away from the Lodge -
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Wednesday, April 05, 2017
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