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Watching a fresh blanket of snow fall in the mountains......PRICELESS!!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

About the property

5 bed, 3 bath, Sleeps 10

This mountain retreat was created especially with you, our future guest, in mind. We have been aniticpating your arrival to our modest mountain cottage escape and we have been looking forward to sharing every detail with you. Our lovely cottage is located in the beautiful community of Upper Moonridge, is set back from the street, and is surrounded by Pine Trees which allows for a private experience without feeling isolated. Our property is only a hop, skip and a jump away from all the important attractions that guest are searching for. In the winter, ski and snowboard lovers will be able to enjoy over 438 combined acres of slopes, trails and park terrain at Bear Mountian and Snow Summit Ski Resorts, which is less than 1 mile away. In the summer, the same resort areas offer downhill moutain biking, hiking and scenic sky view chair rides for those who want to embrace the scenic views. MOreover, in the summer our golf lovers will be able to enjoy playing golf on the 9-hole course amid the mountianous views. Additionally, Big Bear lake provides opportinities for boating, fishing, personal watercraft, paddleboarking, kayaking, swimming, and lake cruises.

Our cottage is a great place to land after a long day of outdoor activites or just a wonderful place to rest and find solace from the busyiness that city life brings. Our two-story home is set up to accomadate large and small families. Our 4 bedrooms are beautifully decorated with touches of the natural features that moutain living brings. Two of our bedrooms are set up to accomodate the privacy that couples find important and the other two bedroooms are well established for families; each room has two sets bunk beds with 1 full size bed in each. Additionally, one of the bedrooms has a trudle bed. This makes for a total of 11 beds.

We felt that our home would not be complete without offerring a seperate place where both kids and adults could enjoy some fun downtime after a long day of outdoor play. The gameroom is equipped with a futon, 32-inch flat screen TV, playstation & games, VHS Disney movies for the little ones, and a 3 in one game table (Bumper pool, poker and table surface for other board game play).

One of the most imporant features of a home is the family room and kitchen space. This is where most families spend their time together and space is defintely an important feature when accomodating a sense of community. Our familiy room was furnished with an extra large sectional with family togetherness in mind. The 55-inch TV is a great bonus for media lovers. WIFI, Cable, and local telephone service are amenities that we felt were a neccessity to help our guest feel at home.

Our 50's retro themed kitchen is spacious and has everything a guest needs to entertain a large group. Our dinette tables seat 8 people comfortably. We worked very hard to provide all kitchen equiptment, appliances, dishes and untensils that guests may need to create their favoraite home-cooked meals. We even considered that our guests may want to wind down their long day with a cocktail so we provided a blender to accomodate. Every detail was considered.

Lets not forget to metion our outdoor living space. Our wrap around deck provides a spacious environment where families can gather to BBQ, enjoy the various types of wildlife and flora, or rest in the hammock curled up with a great book. The possiblities for fun, rest and relaxation are endless.

We feel blessed to be able to provide this opportunity for you and it is our hope that you will find our mountian cottage retreat a home away from home. We worked diligently to give you the best value for buck and look forward to your stay with us.

More Details

Owner
Joe Shanahan
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2017

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

Watching a fresh blanket of snow fall in the mountains......PRICELESS!!
average rating of 4.9 based on 30 reviews
5

Cozy and convenient.

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay at this property because we like lots of room, big kitchen, big balcony, 5 minutes to Bear Mountain Ski Resort. It's hidden away from busy traffic up on the quite hill, but just short drive away to markets and businesses. We definitely will return here again..

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the cabin, it was very spacious and full prep for big groups. We will definetly be back at this cabin. Its close to the sking area and other activities.

Thanks

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

It was a wonderful stay! Everything was as expected and the communication was great! I recommend this cabin to any large party looking for a great stay in the big bear area.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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5

It was an amazing stay by far the best one ever. Thank you so much.

  • 5 of 5

We all had an amazing time. The cabin at Upper Moonridge was by far the best one. Everything was nearby including the city and cafes. We definitely would love to come next year and continue on with the tradition. Again, thank you so much.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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5

Happy Bear Cottage is a perfect home for multiple families stay!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Joe for sharing your home with us! We had a fabulous time there on the weekend of Nov 19th. and got to see the first snow of the year. The house was very clean and comfortable with tons of beds. Kitchen was well stocked with pots, pans, plates, bowls, cups, wine glasses, and utensils. It has everything we needed for our stay just like the listing description says. Excellent customer service too. I would definitely recommend this property to friends and relatives.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Exactly what we needed.

  • 5 of 5

Joe, your Moonridge cabin was exactly what we needed for our leadership meeting. If you could have gotten us a little snow after we arrived it would have 100% perfect! I hope to work with you again next year.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
3 Miles
BigBear airport
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
BigBear golf
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 18
Nearest Ski
0.5 Miles
Bear mountain
Nearest Beach
90 Miles
Huntington Beach
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Upper Moonridge Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter New Year
Jan 2 2017 - Feb 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
$350
From
$450
Fri,Sat
$1,700
$6,000
 
 
Superbowl 2017
Feb 3 2017 - Feb 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
$450
From
$450
Fri,Sat
 
 
Winter New Year
Feb 5 2017 - Feb 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
From
$475
Fri,Sat
 
 
Spring Kick Off
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$135
From
$175
Fri,Sat
 
 
Christmas Break 2017
Dec 17 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$500
 
 
Christmas 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$650
 
 
Christmas Post 2017
Dec 26 2017 - Dec 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$500
 
 
New Years 2017
Dec 29 2017 - Jan 1 2018
4 night minimum stay
$650
 
 
Winter New Year 2018
Jan 2 2018 - Jan 13 2018
3 night minimum stay
$450
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Cleaning/laundry/linens $125
Tax Rate 8.0%

Please ask about our seasonal discounts for multi-day stays. More incentive given with longer stays

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Upper Moonridge Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2048 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathroom 1 downstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathroom 2 upstairs Master
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Bathroom 3 bunkroom
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom 1
    Bedroom 4 - 2 bunk bed , 2 bunks(1 has a full bed at top, 1 trundle, 5 beds total
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed , 2 bunks (1 has full bed on bottom, 4 beds total)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Master bedroom 2
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming

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