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Ski-In/Ski-Out | Large 3bd 2.5ba Sleeps 9 | The Bear Condo

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,490 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

3bd 2.5ba, 65"' HDTV, Free WiFi, Spa, Keurig, Great Location, Amenities, Views!!

Welcome to this large 3 Bedroom, 2 1/2 Bath, 1490 square foot condo on the slope of Bear Mountain Resort with 65" HDTV, Free High Speed WiFi Internet and local phone. Enjoy being a few short steps from skiing or boarding down to the lifts in this Ski-In/Ski-Out home with close-up views of the skiers and snowboarders from the living room, patio, master bedroom, and master bedroom balcony. You cannot get any closer to the action. Perfect for couples or families with children. Sleeps 9. Enjoy the living room with a beautiful brick fireplace and unique carved wood bear mantle, game table and 6 person dining table. Your kitchen is fully stocked with a Keurig machine and every appliance and utensil you'll need to cook a wonderful meal.

The Master Bedroom features a King bed, full bath with relaxing jetted tub & shower, 40" High Definition Cable TV, spacious closets, and sweeping views of the ski run and mountains from the room and master bedroom balcony. Bedroom #2 has a Queen bed and a Twin bed, plus a large closet. Bedroom #3 has 2 bunk beds, a Sony PlayStation, a DVD player and a large closet.

This comfortable home also has a full size washer and dryer, a 2 car garage with a ping pong table, and a huge driveway that can park 4 cars. Invite your friends and feel like VIPs.

Condo complex is fully gated and features a Jacuzzi Spa and Tennis Courts with SKI-IN / SKI-OUT access. You cannot beat the location!!

Visiting in the spring or summer? The condo is located just a short drive to the Big Bear lake's edge. While at the lake you can enjoy fishing, swimming, or wake boarding. Don't have a boat? No problem! The lake features a cable park for wake borders! Bear Mountain offers fantastic hiking, mountain biking as well as zip lining. In the village there is shopping at fabulous local boutiques and cute shops. The local restaurants serve great food in a warm atmosphere and the pubs will not disappoint.

More Details

Owner
John or Stephanie
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 4, 2017

About John or Stephanie

We live in San Diego and love to visit Big Bear year round for the beautiful scenery, fresh air, family activities and fun at the condo.

John or Stephanie purchased this condo in 2014

Why John or Stephanie chose Moonridge

The location is amazing right on the slopes and it's large and comfortable for family and friends.

What makes this condo unique

Ski-In and Ski-Out access, 65" HDTV, High Speed WiFi Internet, Sleeps 9, Jacuzzi Spa, Tennis Courts, and best of all a unique bear mantle giving it "The Bear Condo" name. :)

Guestbook comments from the owner

Did our home meet your expectations as communicated through our property listing and rental rules? If not, why? Absolutely.

How would you rate the cleanliness of our home? Very clean.

How would you rate the comfort of the beds? Very comfortable.

How would you rate the quality of the sheets and comforters? Very Good.

How would you rate the quality of the towels? Great.

Did you feel that there were enough towels and sheets provided? Plenty.

Did you feel that the kitchen was adequately stocked? Yes.

Were you able to use all the electronics/appliances easily? Yes -- even got assistance from John easily for electronics.

What else could we provide to improve your stay? Only for us to know that there were sporting supplies in the upper cabinets in the garage. (We parked our car by backing in and never looked in the cabinets until we left. Then I saw the tennis rackets.)

Is there anything that needs to be replaced or updated? No.

Would you consider staying here again? If not, why? Absolutely. We really appreciated the amount of space.

Would you recommend our home to friends or family? If not, why? Yes.
Jul 2014
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Amenities

Lower Moonridge Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1490 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 bunk bed , Sleeps 4 in 2 bunks, Plus Sony Playstation & DVD player
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Sleeps 3 in 1 Queen and 1 Twin bed, plus large closet
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Sleeps 2 in a King bed, HDTV, bath w/jetted tub & balcony
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Ski-In/Ski-Out | Large 3bd 2.5ba Sleeps 9 | The Bear Condo
average rating of 4.8 based on 16 reviews
4

Convenient Ski Location

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time with our family enjoying the proximity to the slopes of Bear Mountain. The lodging was spacious, clean, and convenient. Everything worked and was well maintained. It was so close to the slopes we could walk out to them, but we also heard the sound of the snowmaking machines from 10:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. The ping pong table in the garage and the spacious parking in front of the garage was a plus. We have rented a 2 bedroom in the same complex and it doesn't have near the space for guests or parking. If we were given the chance to stay again we would welcome the oportunity.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place, just as advertised. Our go to spot for Big Bear.

  • 5 of 5

Owners are very responsive when any needs arise. Great place and great people.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Location, location, location!

  • 5 of 5

Just got home from spending Thanksgiving weekend at this wonderful rental! As the title states, this condo truly is ski-in/ski-out. I'm always looking for convenient access to the slopes with 2 kids, and this is by far the most convenient location I've ever stayed at. Lift 9 is literally out your door. Each night, after the lifts were closed, we took the kids out and sledded on the side of the run (they have 4 sleds in the garage!). In addition to the location, the condo itself is wonderful. It comes with everything you need for a comfortable stay. We brought food and had all our meals at the condo. We even used the grill on the patio twice -- once while it was snowing! And if all this wasn't enough, John is the most gracious host! He provides you with a detailed check-in packet, and he checked in with me during our stay to make sure everything was going well. When I emailed to ask a question about snow plow service, he got back to me right away. This is definitely my family's new go to place when we stay in Big Bear! I can't recommend it enough.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Hannah, Thank you so much for your review! I'm glad you loved The Bear Condo and I look forward to having you stay again. Happy Holidays! Sincerely, John
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5

Clean home with everything we needed in the perfect location! We would love to stay again!

  • 5 of 5

So glad we chose to stay in this home when we visited big Bear Lake! It was simple and clean and had everything we needed and was in the perfect location!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A great summer stay at The Bear Condo!

  • 5 of 5

For the second consecutive summer, some members of my daughter's cross country team enjoyed a 5 day, 4 night stay at The Bear Condo. The athletes and chaperones had a wonderful time! The trails, Village, and grocery shopping are all a short drive from the condo. Since it is summer, the girls also hiked the ski slope which is right outside the patio door. The condo itself is very clean and comfortable. The wifi signal is really strong and the kitchen is well stocked supplying us with all the cookware and utensils needed to prepare our large meals. We hope to stay at The Bear Condo again next summer!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

THE place to stay in Big Bear!

  • 5 of 5

The booking process was extremely simple, John followed up with emails promptly and regularly including a reminder a few days prior. I was given both email and cellular information for both John & Stephanie although John's replies were so prompt I never needed to reach out to Stephanie.

The location was easy to find and the property was exactly like it showed on the website. The unit is clean and well kept. Everything listed in the description was spot on! There are detailed instructions for just about everything from how to enter the main gate to how to operate the TV.

The location is perfect for skiers, just feet from the snow. The close proximity allowed us to jump back and forth to the condo throughout the day to grab drinks, eat a quick snack, and allow a more relaxed environment then dealing with everyone at the main lodge.

The arraignment is perfect for multi family or larger family situations. We were pleased to find a Von's grocery store nearby which had everything we needed - we were originally planning on dining out for the majority of the trip but ended up just hanging out at the condo nearly the entire stay!

Highly recommended, I'm sure we'll be back - next time we'll probably need to stay LONGER!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Golf
Big Bear Golf
Nearest Ski
Bear Mountain Resort
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Lower Moonridge Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Off Season
Apr 17 2017 - Jun 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
$120
From
$135
Fri,Sat
 
 
Holiday
Jun 29 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$170
 
 
Off Season
Jul 5 2017 - Aug 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$120
From
$130
Fri,Sat
 
 
Holiday
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$170
 
 
Off Season
Sep 6 2017 - Nov 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$120
From
$135
Fri,Sat
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$375
 
 
Season
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
From
$375
Fri,Sat
 
 
Holiday
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Season
Jan 3 2018 - Jan 10 2018
3 night minimum stay
$275
From
$375
Fri,Sat
 
 
MLK Weekend
Jan 11 2018 - Jan 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
$425
 
 
Season
Jan 16 2018 - Feb 13 2018
3 night minimum stay
$275
From
$375
Fri,Sat
 
 
Valentine's/President'sDay
Feb 14 2018 - Feb 19 2018
4 night minimum stay
$425
 
 
Season
Feb 20 2018 - Apr 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
$275
From
$375
Fri,Sat
 
 
Off Season
Apr 16 2018 - Jun 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$125
From
$150
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$125
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $165 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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