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Affordable, Family Friendly & Upgraded Cabin walk to Bear Mountain Resort!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,001 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bathrooms, 2 Bedrooms (Sleeps 8) Walk to Bear Mountain & Forrest

Our darling family cabin is located just a short walk to Bear Mountain Ski Resort and a short 5 minute drive into the Village. We chose this home specifically because it was close enough for the kids to walk to the lifts and comfortable enough for those who choose to stay behind. Our Cabin was completely remodeled a couple years ago with high-end appliances and everything is brand new. We supply all of the sheets, towels, cookware, dishes and small appliances. There is a microwave, dishwasher, gas range and fridge with an ice maker. Our Cabin will accommodate families or groups of up to 8 guests.

Relax in front of the cozy fireplace in the family room, check your emails with the free WiFi, watch a movie on one of the 3 TV's (with free cable), soak in one of the 2 Jacuzzi bathtubs, lay in bed and enjoy a warm fire from the fireplace in the master bedroom and let the kids play in the snow in the fenced backyard.

More Details

Michele Vaughn
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 16, 2018

About Michele Vaughn

My sister and I live in Orange County with our husbands and teenaged kids. We learned to ski at an early age where our family frequently traveled to Mammoth to enjoy skiing. However, as we grew up and took jobs it became increasingly difficult to make the 5 hour road trip to Mammoth. To our surprise the skiing in Big Bear was great and the drive was so short that we were perfectly relaxed when we arrived. Now our kids are skiers and we can share our love of skiing with them too.

Michele Vaughn purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Michele Vaughn chose Moonridge

We own another larger home in Big Bear that sleeps 20 guests and we frequently received requests from our return guests seeking a smaller property for a smaller group. After looking at many, many properties we choose this home due to close proximity to Bear Mountain (walking distance) and the excellent floor plan.

What makes this cabin unique

Since we often travel with other families we knew what makes a comfortable vacation rental home. We love this home not just because the location but the easy access entry level (just 3 stairs to the front door), there is parking for 2 cars in the driveway, there are 3 bathrooms, 2 bedrooms and everything is new! We put a lot of thought into decorating this home and all furnishings are of the highest quality. The photos don't do our home justice since you can't photograph comfort!

Guestbook comments from the owner

This cabin is clean, comfortable and cozy and kept us very warm at night. It is perfectly located just a few minutes from both Bear Mountain and Snow Summit. Also just a few minutes from the main drag and restaurants. The owners were great to work with, very friendly and prompt in their communications. We will definitely look to return here on our next ski trip up to Big Bear. The outside area also looked lovely for a summer day barbeque, but with afternoon temps in the 20s we didn't try it.
Feb 2014
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Moonridge Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1001 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • We only have parking for 2 cars. Additional cars must park in the city overflow lots or should be left at home.
  • Quiet Hours 10:00 PM to 8:00 AM Please be respectful of Our Neighbors and the City Code Enforcement Laws
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , jetted tub , Beautifully Remodeled with a 2nd Jacuzzi tub
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower , Remodeled with a stunning travertine shower
    Entry Level Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Beautifully Remodeled with a Jacuzzi Tub
  • We supply our guest with large, soft, designer towels, hand towels, wash clothes, toilet paper, hand soap and heaters to warm each bathroom.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Comfy Bed & Romantic Fireplace (Twin Bed is a roll away bed)
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Large Comfy Bed with Tree Top View (Twin bed is a roll away)
  • Both of the bedrooms are light and bright with large windows. Each bedroom has it's own bathroom with a shower and toilet. We provide high thread count designer linens, soft fluffy pillows, warm blankets and beautifully appointed rooms. Master bedroom has a romantic fireplace, Cable TV, DVD player, WiFi and a bathroom with a toilet, shower and a Jacuzzi tub. Guest bedroom has a tree top view, Cable TV, DVD player, WiFi and a bathroom with a toilet and a large shower.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
If you have any additional questions that were not addressed above, please call me and I'd be happy to answer any of your questions. It is our goal to exceed your expectations so that you have a wonderful trip to Big Bear!


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Affordable, Family Friendly & Upgraded Cabin walk to Bear Mountain Resort!
average rating of 4.8039217 based on 87 reviews
Corona Del Mar, CA

Beautiful & Comfortable Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time and your house was the perfect cabin for our couples get away. Your home was quiet and the neighborhood serene. I loved the romantic fireplace in the Master bedroom and the Jacuzzi tubs were great too. It was so nice to have the extra fireplace to retreat to at the end of the day. I can't think of anytying I would add to your cabin because you have thought of everything. By the way, I loved the designer bedding--it was so comfortable.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Betty, Thank you for your glowing review of our cabin. Nothing gives me greater pleasure than hearing our guests had a wonderful trip and stay at our Warming Hut cabin. Our goal is to provide a very clean, beautifully decorated, modern, safe and very comfortable home for all of our guests. We want your vacation at our home to be your best vacation yet! Sincerely, Michele
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Perfect antidote to civilization!

  • 5 of 5

My 3 girls and their papa had a wonderful long Labour Day Weekend in this lovely cabin. It was clean, had all the amenities and best yet...3 bathrooms! A perfect place to relax. Close enough to town but far enough from the madding crowd. We will most certainly be back, again...and again. Thanks Michele for providing such a lovely cabin.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Michael, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at The Warming Hut. I'm so happy that you and your girls had a great stay at our cabin and in Big Bear. We work very hard to provide all of our guests with the best possible stay so they can have an enjoyable vacation. We will look forward to your return soon! Sincerely, Michele
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Very clean and cozy!

  • 5 of 5

Michele was great! We booked the night before we left and she was quick to get us all of the info for our stay! Would dsefinitely go back!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Donny. I work really hard to make sure all of our guest have all the information they need to have a great stay at our home. I just love knowing that you and your friends had a great stay at our home and will be returning again! We appreciate you choosing to stay with us and welcome you back anytime.
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  • 5 of 5

Great communication, awesome location, clean and comfy cabin. No complaints whatsoever. Would (will) definitely book again.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is our second time staying at the Warming Hut and for good reason. This place is perfectly situated in walking distance to a chair lift, it’s well kept and Michele (the owner) is awesome to work with.

Needless to say, we will be back!


  • Submitted: May 27, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy cabin

  • 4 of 5

The cabin is cozy and clean. Michelle was there to answer our questions whenever we had a problem. My nephews like the board game the cabin provided. We had a great family bonding game night.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Samantha, Thank you for your kind words about our Warming Hut cabin. We do our best to make sure each of our cabins are professionally cleaned and ready when our guests arrive. It is our goal to have very satisfied guests! We look forward to your return! Sincerely, Michele
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Big Bear Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.02 Miles
Bear Mountain Resort (walking Distance)
Nearest Golf
0.02 Miles
Bear Mountain Golf Club (Walking Distance)
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
330 HWY, 30 HWY, 18 HWY
Nearest Restaurant
0.02 Miles
Many to choose from
Nearest Ski
0.02 Miles
Bear Mountain Resort (Walking Distance)
Nearest Beach
3.5 Miles
Swim Beach
Car: recommended

We are located within walking distance to Bear Mountain Ski Resort. Additionally, you can catch the free shuttle to Snow Summit Ski Resort and enjoy their runs with your Inner-mountain lift ticket good at both resorts.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable Damage Deposit $500

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed. Prices do not include taxes, cleaning or resort fee. Prices are slightly higher during holidays and special event weekends. Please call or email to confirm exact rates for the dates you are interested in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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