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Cozy Cabin Centrally Located Snow is here!!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,504 sq ft
Property type cabin

Overview

About the property

Comfy Cabin With Location, Location, Location...

Prime Location

.2 to National Forest (great hiking) .4 to Big Bear Lake (enclosed beach), .8 Snow Summit Ski Resort/2.1 Bear Mountain Ski Resort, .8 The Village ( exceptional dining, quaint shops, movie theatre and ice skating rink

The cabin is two story with one bedroom below (1 queen and 1 double (one double and two twin beds), bedroom two (queen bed imported from Montana), and bedroom 3 (bunk bed, double bed in middle and 2 twin beds, one below and one above). Sleeps 10

There is also a couch and 2 airbeds that can be used for additional guests. Bathroom 1 has a shower and Jacuzzi tub while Bathroom 2 has a shower. There are flat screen TV's in all the bedrooms and a '42 in. Sony Bravia TV in the living room with cable and movie channels. Chateu Pierre features a wood burning stove in the living room and charcoal grill outside on the patio. The wood is free, however you will have to provide your own charcoal. Parking is very convenient, with room for 4-5 cars and in and out access (no backing up required). Very close to the zoo, two marinas (rent a boat), Baldwin Lake (horseback riding) and just across the lake is the Discovery Center (great for kids and adults alike and its free). Chateau Pierre offers a great weekend or more getaway to enjoy the mountain air, cooler temperatures, and many activities to get involved in. We are a new listing, 9-22-2014 so we are offering lower rates to get started. Repeat customers will enjoy a 10 % discount for additional bookings. Just added Dec 19, 2016 new deck and pavers...beautiful!! Just added Jan 3 2017 WiFi! Just added 2nd full bathroom.

More Details

Owner
Thomas Pierre
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2018

About Thomas Pierre

I am a school teacher and wrestling coach. I am not able to use the cabin on the weekends in the winter due to my coaching responsibilities

Thomas Pierre purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Thomas Pierre chose Big Bear Lake

My daughter and I visited Big Bear for months before we stumbled on the perfect mountain getaway for us.

What makes this cabin unique

The cabin was a fixer upper, I am handy and enjoy remodeling. After many years of intense work this labor of love is now our home away from home. My daughter is older now and not as available. My family lives out of state, so friends and I get ways are limited.

Amenities

Big Bear Lake Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1504 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • water skiing
Notes:
$125 Housecleaning charge will be applied at checkout

Reviews

Good! 3.9/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

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Cozy Cabin Centrally Located Snow is here!!
average rating of 3.8888888 based on 9 reviews
2

Renter beware!

  • 2 of 5

This is the first negative review I have ever given to a vacation rental. Although the location was great and the price reasonable there were to many unacceptable problems. I Came up with my grandkids looking for a pleasant summer vacation. The first bathroom had a constant leak from behind the toilet which soaked the floor for the whole week. The bathroom became too smelly and dangerous to use. The bath tub vibrated and rumbled when turned on. It was also missing a handle, so we couldn't use it. The second bathroom had a clogged toilet which overflowed and came up through the shower. Completely unsanitary. A plumber came and said they had the same problem with the previous renter. The plumber posted a sign and instructed us not to not use toilet paper in the toilet. What a dilemma, now we have no bathrooms to use!

The TV cable reception on the main TV was not working. It took three days for cable company to come out and repair. The serviceman spent over two hours to fix the problem. Wooden rail slats in the upstair front balcony were separating from floor frame. Broken wood dinning room chair was found. You could tell other chairs were glued together in the same place. Broken beer bottle found under bed . Rusted out non functional bar b que.

I notified the owner when I discovered the bathroom issues and in all fairness he did promptly respond to these concerns. However it was too little to late. We could no longer stay under these unsafe and unsanitary conditions. Hopefully these issues will be resolved so this cabin can be enjoyed by future renters.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Property was great but in need of serious maintenance

  • 4 of 5

The property has tons of space and a great selection of movies and games. It definitely served the purpose of keeping us out of the snow but the place needs a lot of work. The down stairs had no power and was freezing until we located the circuit braker and reset the power. The shower basically floods the bathroom because the curtain is too small and it doesn't block all the water from coming out of the shower and pooling up on the floor. The roofing on the outside is broken and falling off in one area and is in danger of tugging on the power lines. Other than these things though, the cabin was great, so after a little upkeep, I would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Canoga Park
4

Cozy Big Bear rental centrally located

  • 4 of 5

The cabin was just as described and viewed in the pictures. It was located close to Snow Summit and the Village which was really convenient when you want to get out and do some activities or walk around and get food. The cabin was fully furnished with everything you need for your stay including extra blankets, plates, bowls, pots/pans and cooking utensils. It had enough room to fit our 3 families but the living room was a bit cozy. There aren't any instructions so we couldn't figure out how to work the tv but there are DVDs that we were able to watch and plenty of board games available which was nice because we were all forced to actually spend time together enjoying each others company.

Overall the place is really great. It had enough room to fit us all. The 1 bathroom ended up not being an issue and there looked to be enough parking for up to 5 cars if needed. No major issues that we found. The host was easy to get a hold of and very friendly and helpful and getting into the place when we checked in was very easy.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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4

Great for groups

  • 4 of 5

The place was perfect for our group consisted of 3 families. There was plenty of room. We had children ages from 3-15 with us and the place was perfect for them Very close to Snow summit for those who are likes to snowboard or ski. Nearby food places too like McDonalds. There are few things that should be repaired and organized but it didnt bother us at all. We will definitely rent this cabin back again.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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1

House Fell Apart

  • 1 of 5

Visited with large group excited to be together and enjoy Big Bear. By the end of the couple days, we had discovered a multitude of broken and dangerous aspects of the cabin. The fridge handle was taped on, the toilet clogged multiple times, the floor board was loose, shower very difficult to use, heat was complicated, chair broke while sitting in it, sink would not work. Tried to explain these things to the owner and was laughed at. Very unhelpful and not understanding how frustrating these issues were for our group.

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The only contact I received from this guest during their stay was "great cabin, what is wifi code?" I contacted the guest after their stay to report a wallet was found. I arranged a pick up over New Years. The client contacts me several days later demanding a full refund. Her reasoning was they could not figure out how to use the heater and the kitchen faucet was hot water only. I had maintenance check out her issues and they found everything to be in working order. The heater is brand new and is adjusted by pushing the arrow up or down on the thermostat. The faucet may have been moved out of position, but maintenance found it to be fully operational. A call or email during their stay could have easily aleveated her difficulties. The toilet issues may have been caused by 10+ travelers using one toilet. The client stayed the entire time and left the place a disaster. Garbage was left behind, dishes left dirty, and throw up had to be cleaned around the toilet. I have a minimum age requirement of 25 and a limit of 10. I took her concerns very seriously and immediately contacted maintenance. After getting the maintenance report and hearing from housekeeping the condition they left the cabin I told her I could not grant her a refund. If she was not satisfied I recommended she contact VRBO and file a complaint, which she did. VRBO contacted me and I filed a response with the maintenance report. She was not awarded any refund. She was greatfull she got her wallet back and insisted she was going to give the housekeeping crew a reward for returning her wallet on a holiday. They did not receive any promised reward. I have a minimum age requirement of 25 that was not followed. My cabin has been booked solid during the winter season for several years and all my reviews (expect this one) has been 5 *. I am acknowledged as a helpful and conscientious host. I feel this review is retaliatory, and I believe this group of college age travelers were looking for a free weekend. I have been fortunate, the majority of my guests treat my property with respect, as if it were their own. I enjoy providing my home reasonably priced to others to enjoy in a tranquil mountain setting. Unless you want problems, I would not advise renting to this client.
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5

Close to everything

  • 5 of 5

Had a nice stay at this cabin has everything you need and nothing you don't, be careful of the driveway because it gets icy.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Big Bear City Airport
Nearest Golf
24 Miles
Bear Mountain Golf Course 43101 Goldmine Dr.
Nearest Ski
0.8 Miles
Snow Summit
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Big Bear Lake
Car: recommended

3.1 Miles to Convention Center host of Octoberfest

42900 Big Bear Blvd

3.3 Miles to Alpine Zoo

43285 Goldmine Drive

3.3 Miles to Baldwin Lake Stables

46475 Pioneer Towne Road

Bear Mountain Golf Course

43101 Goldmine Dr.

Altitudes Massage

42169 Big Bear Blvd.

909-747-9696

Discovery Center

6.3 Miles

40971 North Shore Drive

6.3 Miles to Discovery Center

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

House cleaning $125
Property Damage Protection $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.