About the property
- Lodge4500 sqft
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay2 - 5 nights
Serenity & Mountain Charm, in Style
One of the most spectacular locations in all of Big Bear! Located directly on the Lake at Eagle Point, with expansive 180 degree west facing views of lake, mountains and our fabulous year round sunsets. Features custom full log construction with incredible details throughout. Wrap-around view deck flows to a beautiful staircase leading to the lake - one of very few deep water locations in Big Bear. 5 Star luxury throughout. With superior craftsmanship in this Lakefront 5 bedroom – 4.5 bath home, you’ll enjoy Big Bear Lake in grand style. Plus Private Boat Dock available during the summer months.
• Spectacular and Stunning Lakefront Estate
• Luxury 5 bedrooms and 4.5 baths - 4,500 sq. ft.
• State-of-the-art Chef’s granite & stainless kitchen
• Fully equipped media room – theater seating for 5
• 2 stories of floor to ceiling windows feature amazing lake views
• 3 beautiful fireplaces for the ultimate mountain experience
• 2 Beautiful decks that overlook the lake
• Large Hot Tub on outdoor deck overlooks the lake
• Private Boat Dock available during the summer months
• High Speed Internet
• Near skiing, village, shops & restaurants
A great place to entertain friends and family and be astounded by the views from inside and outside the Lodge from the expansive lakefront decks to the gourmet kitchen - all in custom mountain lodge style. From the spectacular stone and wood work, to the 2 story floor to ceiling windows, the furnishings, flooring and the custom cabinetry, everything is designed impeccably - catering to relaxation or entertainment - while taking full advantage of the incredible views from almost every room. Enjoy the unique feeling of being in the most idyllic location on Big Bear Lake.
You will first drive into this private gated estate with its front entry welcoming you directly into a spectacular full great room style open living area with the stunning kitchen, dining and living room opening up onto the floor to ceiling 2 story lake and mountain views. This Lodge welcomes you with grand style and surrounds you in quality and beauty.
Great Room living in Grand Style!
On the main floor you will find everything set for you to relax and experience the incredible views from sunrise to sunset, including every amenity possible - a beautiful wrap around deep leather and warm chenille sofa, an amazing floor to ceiling stone fireplace with incredible detail work of stone and wood that will surely become a conversation piece. Then for rustic ambiance and extra warmth on a chilly night, enjoy a cozy fire that lights up the room! You’ll be all set with a huge flat screen TV, including BluRay DVD and surround sound.
This amazing kitchen will impress and inspire you - with upgrades galore, seemingly acres of beautiful granite, hand carved cabinetry - it offers substantial counter space, along with an oversized center island, perfect for full scale cooking and entertaining with a cozy and welcoming feel. You'll be impressed not only with the beauty and functionality of this kitchen, but with all the amenities it has to offer: a chef's favorite Jenn-Air 6 burner range, a stainless sub-zero style refrigerator and two dishwashers to make clean up fast & easy. Naturally, you'll also find all the basics; everything you need is offered in this kitchen along with the perfect atmosphere for family gatherings or quiet evenings.
Just off the kitchen you’ll find a lodge style large dining table ready for your feast. And, you’ll enjoy the lake views from this vantage point as well!
Media room – lounge and bar area – office alcove
This upstairs area overlooks the great room and features even more fabulous wood detailing: the walls, ceilings and railings are full of intricate detailing. The media room is sure to entice you to take a break and view a movie from the 5 full leather theater chairs, the 50” Sony flat screen and full theater surround sound. On the other side is a custom card table replete with a professional poker chip chest, which is next to the full sized commercial grade air hockey table.
You’ll also find the cozy and welcoming lounge and bar area that overlooks the lake with a full custom wood bar with refrigerator, offering yet another gathering area, with its casual lodge style atmosphere. Truly a relaxing and welcoming spot to enjoy your mountain experience and watch the sun light up the lake and create a multi-color palette over the mountains. And if you must work, you can take advantage of the full desk offered in the office alcove – along with this home’s wireless high speed internet – so you’ll be able to keep in touch, but only if you have to.
5 lovely bedrooms
The spacious and luxurious Master Suite has direct deck access, lake views and a beautiful custom river stone fireplace. The magnificent luxury bath features an over sized tub and the large, multi-head shower with a complete steam system
The Brown Bear Jr. Master Suite is replete with gas fireplace and king bed with another incredible and luxurious bath – this shower features 9 body sprays against a wall of river rock and glass that dazzles even the most traveled guest!
The Dragonfly Suite features a cal king bed surrounded by massive Holcomb Valley Fire Pines, and a private bath with mountain views and charming vintage styling including a classic claw foot tub with shower feature.
The Gone Fishin' Suite (often chosen as the kids sleep space) has deck access, lake views featuring two twin/full beds and its own private spa style luxury bath with a spectacular multi-head shower, and opens out to the Hot Tub with lake and slope views.
The Library on the main floor converts from a quiet wine inspired private enclave into a bedroom with its queen futon couch/bed and a large armoire with TV/DVR.
Additional sleeping is offered by the queen sofa sleeper situated in the upstairs lounge/bar area to complete sleeping arrangements for up to 12.
Outdoor deck – Hot Tub – Gas BBQ
Enjoy the fabulous decks and balconies on this Lodge year round. The lower level deck features a large hot tub with amazing views of the lake – perfect for relaxing and enjoying in any season! The deck opens onto a staircase leading through the backyard to the lake, as well as your own private dock during lake-season. You’ll also find a BBQ on the deck, just off the kitchen under the gently swaying pines, and the west side deck features luxurious outdoor seating with 180 degree lake and mountain views.
Enjoy the convenience of this home’s 2 full laundry areas which are helpful after a day on the lake or on the slopes. Laundry detergent pods are provided.
5 Vehicle Parking
Inside the gates of the private estate, the level driveway offers room for 5 vehicles to park or bring 2 or 3 cars and a boat or RV.
Jim and Janelle Riley
- Response rate:
- Response time:
- within one hour
- Calendar last updated:
- May 20, 2018
About Jim and Janelle Riley
Transplants both - one from Anchorage and one from Upstate NY, we met on rollerblades in Venice Beach. We got married in Napa CA, and moved into our Venice Bungalow in 2002...not long after along came a couple of cool kids named Braeden and Emme. So we rebuilt the Bungalow and started our little family. We wanted to find a mountain home to allow our kids to enjoy and appreciate nature like we had the good fortune to do as kids. We found that place and so much more on Eagle Point in Big Bear. We've created many memories over the years with friends and family - from swimming, boating, fishing and hiking in summer to skiing, sledding and cuddling in front of a toasty fire with a classic movie in the winter - every season is special in Big Bear! We try to get up as much as possible, to reconnect with nature and with each other. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do!
Jim and Janelle Riley purchased this Lodge in 2011
Why Jim and Janelle Riley chose Big Bear Lake
We bought our Lodge in 2011 from custom builders Bob & Gina Gilligan, who live next door and have become our good friends. They built the home as a Designer Showcase, and they spared no detail on the design or function. What they created is a mountain masterpiece and we feel blessed to own this unique Big Bear Lodge. This is the quintessential SoCal Mountain Lake House, with plenty of room for friends and family - featuring true Log Home beauty and unparalleled Lake and Sunset views. The location on Eagle Point is private and serene, but it's also close to great skiing, the Village shops and restaurants, and other area attractions. There is simply no better way to experience the beauty and splendor of Big Bear Lake and our magnificent San Bernardino Mountains! Live it, Up!
What makes this Lodge unique
When you stay at a resort Lodge like this, you expect the luxury of a 5 star hotel, but you also want the comforts of home. That's what we strive to provide to our guests. Just minutes from everything you want to do while visiting Big Bear, but secluded on Eagle Point so it's quiet and peaceful. It is a custom Log Lodge with cathedral ceilings and windows overlooking the Lake, but it's also warm and inviting, featuring a custom chef's kitchen and community dining for 12, with cozy furnishings and entertainment spaces on every floor. It was featured in the independent thriller 'Silent Retreat' which was filmed in the Spring of 2013. But we always say the best films are shot by friends and family, and our returning guests who sometimes share them with us. Days on the lake or in the mountains, preparing and sharing great meals and memorable special events, and relaxing with a glass of wine under a starry sky; those are the pictures we love to see and the moments we love to share! Just close your eyes and think about Mountain high, Lakefront serenity. You'll be here sooner than you think, and we hope you come back over and over again.
Pool / Spa
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Carman New Year’s Family Getaway
It was perfect! The amount of space was more than adequate for our party of nine. Room to be together and plenty of room to be alone. The game and media room offered plenty of entertainment. The kitchen was very well equipped and stocked. The best I’ve experienced in 20 years of renting vacation homes. Moving outside the decks upper and lower provide great views of the lake and comfortable seating in which to enjoy it. It was a fantastic location to ring out 2017 and start 2018.
Thanks so much Angela!
So glad you all enjoyed the Lodge during the Holiday season. We hope you’ll come back during the summer too!
The Dock goes in April 1st, boat rentals available and the fishing is awesome on Eagle Point, sunsets included!
And naturally, all Returning guests receive special discounts.
Jim & Janelle
Excellent location, terrific summer set up for everyone
Great communication and responsiveness from the owners (Janelle). Beautiful house with plenty of space and entertainment for all ages. We will definitely be back for another visit.
So happy you enjoyed the Lodge Jon.
Summer is beautiful in Big Bear and with the drought over, the Lake is beautiful. Hope you guys come back soon (in any season!)
We had the family skiing weekend of our lifetime!
We had the family skiing weekend of our lifetime at Janelle’s and Jim’s house!!!
We spent the weekend with another family and had a truly exceptional experience in every aspect. Janelle’s/ Jim’s home is so spacious and beautiful with the wooden interior and all the little details that make the house so inviting and unique. And the location with the lake view is breathtaking.
Both the kids and parents had so much fun. After many hours on the slope, the five kids btw. age of 3 and 6 had a blast playing board games, Pac Man (… which also brought back many memories for the parents, back when we were kids), air game, watching movies and enjoying the whirlpool.
That gave the parents time to cook together, enjoy wine in front of the cozy fireplace and adore the beautiful views and sunsets of the lake.
And we had an amazing family dinner having Swiss raclette at the spacious family table.
Janelle and Jim were very helpful with suggestions about skiing, grocery shopping and other tips before our stay.
Janelle and Jim – thanks again for everything in making our skiing weekend awesome and so memorable!
Our family highly recommends this destination and we will surely be back next season!
So much winter fun!
We are not very experienced with winter weather and winter activities.
The owners were so helpful with suggestions, and we knew exactly what to expect about the neighborhood, the skiing ideas, the time of day to get up and down the mountain.
The house is so comfortable and we had a great time relaxing after ski lessons. We cooked together, watched TV all together, built snowmen together.
There were 3 families in our group, and we thought it would be total chaos. But the kids played in the game room, while the adults hung out in the bar area. We all had our own bathrooms, and it was really hard to leave.
Our family highly recommends this destination!!
Just got back home today from spending the weekend at Eagle Point and we can't stop looking at pictures and videos. I surprised the wife with a weekend trip to Big Bear for her 30th birthday. Needless to say this house ended up surprising us both! Everything was perfect, from the gourmet kitchen, beautiful views, air hockey, hot tub, master suite... EVERYTHING! We spent a day at snow summit snowboarding, that was awesome (a little over a mile away)! Janelle was great and very accommodating. She was available for any/all questions. Look no further, this is the one! Thanks again!!
Perfect way to spend New Years!!
We decided on going "BIG" and doing Big Bear right, which is one reason I chose this lodge. The owners were very helpful from the beginning with any questions I had and made the process easy and stress free! This was the main reason I decided to rent this beautiful home! The location was easy to get to while still being private and secluded. We were lucky enough to have snow all 4 days and even experienced our first real snowfall on New Years Eve! We came prepared with all our food to cook in the beautiful kitchen so we wouldn't have to leave. However, for the things we forgot to pack we simply drove about a mile away to Stater Brothers. We also drove to Snow Summit one day to take the kids snow tubing. In reality we didn't have to leave since the property has lake access and we had all the snow we needed! This house has everything you need and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to experience Big Bear the right way!! I wish I could post pictures of our wonderful stay in this beautiful place! We will definitely try to do this again!!
Bear Valley Community Hospital - 1.3 miles;
Vons & Stater Bros. Grocery - 2.1 miles;
Walgreens Drug Store - 1.6 miles;
Shell Gas - 0.8 miles;
K-Mart - 1.8 miles
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Weekday Rate Discounts: Spring: $1050 Weekend / $900 Weekday Summer: $1350 Weekend / $1250 Weekday Fall: $1050 Weekend / $900 Weekday Ski: $1350 Weekend / $1250 Weekday Discounts Apply for stays of more than 7 nights, please request more details when booking Christmas: $1575 per night, 4 night minimum New Years: $1775 per night Other Holidays: 3 night minimum, all booked nights are the weekend rate plus a $100 per night premium applies