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Sensational Spacious home On Big Bear Lake!

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Family Home,4 BDRM, 3 BTH, Lake Views! Spa on deck with great views!

What an amazing home! Lake views, 3 boat slip dock, huge deck with spa, master bed has private spa and steam shower! Easy ground level access during winter snow, large great room with lake views, 4 bdrm, 3 baths, Sleeps up to 12 adults. Fully equipped kitchen, plenty of parking. Great for families, staff retreats, private romantic getaways, all seasons!

The master bedroom is downstairs, with a king bed. Master bedroom has great views of the lake, and has a spacious bathroom with an awesome shower, and separate jacuzzi spa tub, that looks out over the lake. The second downstairs bedroom has a queen bed, with an adjoining bath. Upstairs you will find two more bedrooms, one with a king bed, the other with two bunk beds, that are twin over full, and each has a pullout twin trundle, making each bunk easily sleeping four children, for a total of 8 children sleeping comfortably.

The upstairs bathroom is very unique. The shower area is approx 8 ft by 8 ft, and includes a full size claw bath tub in the shower area, great for kids, or adults. It also has double sinks.

The great room is such an attraction, with immediate access to the kitchen, and room for a full sofa, several chairs, and a pool table! There is also a large dining table in the great room, so entertaining every one altogether is easy and fun! All this with great views of the lake, and then step right out to the huge deck!!

The deck wraps around the entire back of the house facing the lake. There is room for a full size spa, numerous deck chairs and 2 loungers, all the furniture is solid teak. On the far side of the deck, adjacent to the kitchen is a covered part of the deck with a table for ten, of solid teak, with a lazy Susan built into the table! So great for evening dinners and sunrise coffee!

Just a few steps from the deck is the 3 slip dock, ready for easy boating access, or fishing right from the dock!

And, just around the corner from the house is Pleasure Point Marina with all the boating rental and aquatic adventures that you could dream of....

More Details

Paul Hellinga
Member since: 2013
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 a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 18, 2018

About Paul Hellinga

Denise and I have been richly blessed to own this property and look forward to many years of sharing this amazing home with family, friends, and clients. For many years we have been boating with our family at Lake Mead, and now with 7 grandchildren, we found that Big Bear fits our vacation needs wonderfully, with all the amenities we want, close proximity to our home, and year round seasonal activities. We hope to glorify God for all he has blessed us with, through sharing this home with our family, friends, and others.

Paul Hellinga purchased this chalet in 2013

Why Paul Hellinga chose Big Bear Lake

This property is the place we have often dreamed of, an exceptional and beautiful home, with amazing lake views, easy lake access with boat docks, level entry for easy access during wintry snow months, large bedrooms with plenty of room for kids. We hope this will be in our family now for generations to come, where our kids, and grand kids will make wonderful memories, celebrating all the seasons of the year, and seasons of life.

What makes this chalet unique

There is almost nothing that you can't do in Big Bear. From boating and water sports in the summer, to cozy retreats in the fall, snowball fights in the winter, not to mention skiing and all winter sports, to the smells and joys of spring time, this home has it all!

Guestbook comments from the owner

As owners of the property, we stayed for several days this past week ourselves. We just wanted to shout out a big THANK YOU! to all our guests this past summer. With one exception, everyone took great care with the property, treating this really special place as if it were their own. This is everything we hoped for when we ventured out to share "Lakeside Memories"! Here's to hoping we can accommodate our annual clients again next summer!

Thanks again!
Aug 2013
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Big Bear Lake Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Shower also has built in steam shower/ sauna.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Bathroom has claw tub, with spacious shower, double sinks.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Hall bath is 3/4 with immediate access to BDRM #2. Upstairs bathroom is very unique with complete shower and separate claw bathtub in very large, completely enclosed shower room approx. 8' X 8'.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master with amazing shower, spa tub, steam shower!
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Upstairs with sitting room.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Ground floor, with direct access to hall bathroom.
    Bedroom 4 - 2 bunk bed , Two Bunks are twin over double with pullout trundle.
  • 4 BDRMS. Master has king bed, en suite full bath with amazing rain shower, two additional shower heads, and turns into a steam shower! Also raised spa tub with Beautiful lake views, double sinks. BDRM #2 downstairs, queen bed, direct access to 3/4 bath. BDRM #3 upstairs, King bed, access to hall full bath with double sinks. BDRM #4 is bunk room for kids or adults with two twin over full bunks, that include pull out trundle for another twin. Bunk room sleeps 6-8 kids, or an entire family easily.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Sensational Spacious home On Big Bear Lake!
average rating of 4.642857 based on 43 reviews

Was a great place to stay for a large group has everything you need. Wrap around deck is a plus and

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. the house is spacious which gives lots of room for a large family like ours. House is stocked with everything you need and the steam shower is amazing . Jac is a must for our family so we surely enjoyed that too. Thanks so much for letting us stay in your lovely home. The Porter Family

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic host and house!

  • 5 of 5

Paul's home is absolutely wonderful and just what we wanted. We do a 3-family Big Bear long weekend a year and after using a variety of local rental agencies and sampling many different cabins over the years, we've decided that this is our favorite. Everything in the home is very well thought out...from the super easy keyless entry (no more picking up keys from an office) to ample fluffy towels (even beach towels for the Jacuzzi), toilet paper and plenty of supplies in the kitchen. Paul was extremely helpful and very available via text throughout our transaction with him. Prior to our stay, Paul texted more pictures and responded quickly when we had a question. Before booking, I was a little worried about where the cabin was situated and that we wouldn't have much of a lake view since the water level is so low but the second we arrived, we were incredibly impressed; not only did we have some lake and marina view but the view across the 'meadow' (dry lakebed directly out front) was beautifully peaceful and an incredible playground for our kids aged 6 - 11. In fact, we didn't leave the house for 3 days because the kids had so much fun playing around the house. And speaking of the house, it's beautiful and very comfortable. Plenty of comfortable seating inside and out on the amazing wraparound deck and the beds and bedding were wonderful. Thank you so much, Paul, for an amazing weekend. We've already decided we will definitely be back next year!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Place for all season

  • 5 of 5

Even if we missed the thickness of the snow from the last time we rent it. Our kids and us adults still enjoyed the place and also the spa and jacuzzi was well maintained. Owner was also very accommodating with all my questions.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great size and layout, but missing key details and needs a thorough cleaning.

  • 3 of 5

Loved the spacious cabin and layout. Great for multiple families and the wrap around deck and spa were super enjoyable.

For the cost per night, this cabin should definitely be cleaner. The fridge shelves were dirty and every kitchen drawer had crumbs in it.

It was also missing key items. One extra trash bag would have been nice. Also, each bathroom had only one roll of toilet paper. For the price per night, there are always extra of these items in all other cabins I've rented in the past.

Had it not been for these couple of issues, I would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: My apologies for the bathroom items and refrigerator not being cleaned. We recently switched cleaning services and we will definitely be addressing these issue with them. If you would have called me upon your arrival I would have sent the cleaning crew back to clean the fridge and put out more TP. My sincere apologies.
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Wonderful family home

  • 5 of 5

The home was perfect for our family. We had 5 children from 3-9 and they loved being able to share the bedroom with bunk beds that could sleep 8. The other 3 bedrooms were equally spacious --- 2 with queen beds and the master with a king bed. The weather was wonderful this year over Thanksgiving and we spend a lot of time on the large patio that wraps around the rear of the home with lots of chairs, a large table that sat 10 and the hot tub. Everyone loved the hot tub. The kitchen was great and had everything we needed to make a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner. Near the front door there is a closet full of games and puzzles. The "great room" is warm and inviting and can easily seat 15 people.

Mr.Hellinga, the owner of the property , was always available for questions and to help with any problems that might arise.

I would definitely rent the house again for a family vacation.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 3 of 5

The house itself is very large, needs some maintenance, but was very comfortable for our large group. My only beef is the misrepresentation of access to the lake. I only booked this place under the assumption that we could fish from the dock. Much to the dismay of everyone, the lake has receded to such an extent that you can literally walk off the dock and cross the lake, it's not even muddy it's so dry.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended

On this site Roy Rogers, famous cowboy, movie star, built a cabin for himself when he owned the Pleasure Point Marina. This house still has one of the original walls from that cabin built by Roy Rogers! Even more, the claw bathtub in the upstairs bathroom was the tub owned and used in that cabin built by Roy Rogers! Just a little history behind one of the finest lake front homes on Big Bear Lake...


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Damage Deposit $2,000

Check in time is 4PM, Check out time is 10AM

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.