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

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


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

John or Stephanie
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 17, 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 Big Bear Lake

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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Moonridge Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1490 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 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
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • 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


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Ski-In/Ski-Out | Large 3bd 2.5ba Sleeps 9 | The Bear Condo
average rating of 4.75 based on 17 reviews

Feels like home

  • 4 of 5

We came for a family vacation and it was perfect. Our 2 & 3 years olds loved it. Very close to grocery stores and all of the main attractions you would want to visit.

The inside and outside of the home could use a deep cleaning, but I'm also kind of a clean freak. Maybe in the future, some upgrades would help too. The spa was unusable during our entire stay, but as soon as we let the owner know, he responded immediately and asked for pics to show the HOA.

For the price and the location, you can't beat it!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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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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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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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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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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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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Nearest Golf
Big Bear Golf
Nearest Ski
Bear Mountain Resort
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Moonridge Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Off Season
Jul 5 2017 - Aug 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Off Season
Sep 6 2017 - Nov 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
Jan 3 2018 - Jan 10 2018
3 night minimum stay
MLK Weekend
Jan 11 2018 - Jan 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
Jan 16 2018 - Feb 13 2018
3 night minimum stay
Feb 14 2018 - Feb 19 2018
4 night minimum stay
Feb 20 2018 - Apr 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
Off Season
Apr 16 2018 - Jun 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

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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