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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 - 4 nights


About the property

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

Welcome to this large 3 Bedroom, 2 1/2 Bath, 1490 sq. ft. condo on the slope of Bear Mountain Resort with 65" HDTV, High Speed WiFi Internet and 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 32" Smart TV with Netflix, Disney and cable channels.

This comfortable home also has a full size washer and dryer, a 2 car garage mancave with a ping pong table, couch and seating, 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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2018

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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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


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average rating of 4.7894735 based on 20 reviews

wonderful !

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful condo, clean, comfortable, with everything you can need and just ski in ski out!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice place, clean, close to town and hiking trails

  • 5 of 5

My wife and 2 small children stayed here for a quick weekend getaway, and it was just what we needed. The place is clean, the TV works, the fireplace was great for ambiance and the view is nice in the early morning while relaxing on comfortable fold out chairs. All in all, this was a great deal for the price.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Summer Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This is our third summer staying at The Bear Condo. Big Bear Lake is a beautiful place to visit in the summer and John and Stephanie's "The Bear Condo" is the perfect place to stay. The condo's location is a short drive from the lake and from a variety of hiking trails. The amenities we enjoy at The Bear Condo are: a fully stocked kitchen, an incredibly strong wifi signal, a large screen television, a ping pong table and seating area in the garage, and a quiet patio where you can barbeque, relax and read. John and Stephanie are great hosts!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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: July 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: February 2017
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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: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
Big Bear Golf
Nearest Ski
Bear Mountain Resort
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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