1940's Cabin in a Forest Setting

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Last updated: 10/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

As you pull up to the Cabin, you will see it is surrounded by greenery. That is, of course, if you pull up in Spring/Summer. Fall/Winter might be a different description. For now, it is spring and we are surrounded by lilacs, apple trees, cedars, cypress, pines, maples, & aspens and this is all in the front yard! There is a long driveway with ample parking, a brick patio with outdoor seating, and a screened in porch leading you to the front door. Once inside this 1940's gem, you will feel the rustic charm and warmth. Extra large living room with open stenciled beam ceiling, brick fireplace, and plenty of seating. The kitchen has a farmhouse sink, butcher block counters and an original O'Keefe & Merritt stove. Dining room is off of the kitchen and has an antique hutch and pantry. First bedroom is off of the living room and has a full size bed. There is a full bath and a 1/2 bath with laundry. Upstairs in the loft is the second bedroom with 2 twin beds. This cabin offers all of the comforts of home. It is walking distance to Moonridge Coffee, Shops and restaurants.

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Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Smoking Allowed:

    This is a non smoking cabin. Smoking is allowed outdoors only. Ashtrays are provided and MUST be used as we are in the National Forest. Fire safety must be top priority. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double


  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 1 is downstairs, bedroom 2 is upstairs. There is also 2 comfy couches for guests....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Washer/Dryer in bathroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 1 is a full bath. Bathroom 2 is a 1/2 bath with laundry facility's....moreless


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Cabin is located in National Forest....moreless

  • Resort:

    Big Bear Lake is a four season's resort area. Beautiful in every season with outdoor activity's available. Ski/Snowboard and All Lake Activity's....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Dining room seats four inside. There is alfresco dining for many more....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Forced air heat...moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Long driveway or street parking...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Farmhouse sink, butcher block counter tops, vintage O'keefe & merritt stove, & hardwood floors....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Vintage O'Keefe & Merritt...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal grill ...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Situated right between Snow Summit & Bear Mountain. Walk or shuttle to either....moreless



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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Pet Fee $50
  • cleaning fee $100
  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 10/20/2016
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We are in a National Forest that enjoys four seasons of beauty and fun! The cabin is situated in the Moonridge area of Big Bear Lake, right between both ski areas, and walking distance to the shuttle for the slopes. The lake offers all of the activity's including fishing, boating, paddle boarding, kayaking, boat tours, parasailing and more.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: We grew up going to Big Bear Lake as children to escape the city of Los Angeles craziness. I fell in love with it and knew I would always own a home here. Skiing is one of my passions and having a home here is a dream come true. I have other VRBO property's in Los Angeles, listing numbers 470124 & 488436, if you would like to read our reviews there. We love being able to share this special place with special people.

Why the Owner Chose Upper Moonridge, Moonridge, Big Bear Lake, CA, USA:
This cabin is situated in a walking friendly neighborhood for all seasons. Sometimes you want to take a walk in the snow, many parts of Big Bear are steep windy roads. This area is flat and great for family walks. One can walk to coffee, shops and restaurants. It is also great for outdoor entertaining as there is plenty of usable yard space. The cabin itself has all of the character of 1940, while yet having all modern amenity's.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
We bought this cabin as a fixer, that was bright blue and surrounded by chain link fence! It has come a long way! It is our home away from home when we want to get out of the City. We have fantastic neighbors, some of whom you may meet walking their dogs. My favorite room is the screened in porch. Lovely for all seasons!

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Speaks: english, french



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VRBO #594704

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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1940's Cabin in a forest setting

Big Bear Lake #594704

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