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Big Bear Cabin Chateau Relaxo Is Ready For You

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Great Big Bear Vacation Awaits

Close to everything. Newly rebuilt and upgraded chalet style cabin. Huge Sunset and Bear Mountain Resort views from the huge front deck. Views of Fawnskin mountains on the rear deck. Great kitchen for your cooking and adjacent living room. Comfortable beds and alpine feel. Plenty of parking for 4 cars and level entry. Easy to get to and great hiking to and around the nearby lake. Beautiful rock electric fireplace, you will not need to bring wood. Nice fenced backyard and a built in BBQ system. Your next weekend get a way. Chateau Relaxo Big Bear is ready for your next vacation. Check out this completely rebuilt cabin with a view of Bear Mountain, Big Bear Airport and the Lake. It is all new inside with energy efficient windows and doors. The kitchen is designed for the gourmet cook. It includes a gas range with overhead hood/venting system. There is also a dishwasher, a high-end Rinnai tank-less water heater and a powerful Rinnai heating system. There is a TV with WIFI with access codes and a DVD player. It has a open alpine feel and the stairs lead to the open sleeping quarters. It has an open beam alpine ceiling and a rock fireplace feature. Upstairs, there are two separate sleeping quarters, each with its own deck front and rear. There is one full bath downstairs. It is a beautiful cabin from front to back. The backyard has a BBQ directly connected to the gas line, plenty of privacy and off street parking.


Owner
Roger Herrick
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 12, 2017

About Roger Herrick

Hi. My name is Roger Herrick and I have been involved in the San Bernardino mountain area since 1964 when my large family bought a cabin about this size. I have loved the mountain communities and have been involved in year round activities for over 50 years.

Roger Herrick purchased this house in 2010

Why Roger Herrick chose Big Bear

This one has the views. A Great Chalet is waiting for you. We restored to better than new condition and kept the Mountain Alpine charm. Perfect for the winter and summer sports people. Great parking and a fenced back yard for your pets. A weekend getaway for a breath of fresh air. Perhaps a romantic evening. The chalet has great kitchen that is ready for your cooking skills.

Many happy memories and we welcome you back to our Big Bear oasis.

What makes this house unique

Great weekend getaway. The views are great along with the large decks on the front and back. This cabin is a great value. You can enjoy the mountain cabin without owning it.

Amenities

Big Bear House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Children welcome ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • No Smoking in the house
  • Please clean up after yourself. Respect the cabin.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • Towels for Two
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Nice View Room with TV and Fireplace
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Cozy Room Perfect for Kids and Family
  • Comfortable Beds, Clean Sheets and Comforters
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 3 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Chateau Relaxo Big Bear is a Mountain Chalet Getaway. Excellent Romantic Getaway or Family Weekend Adventure. Also great year round. Chateau Relaxo is ready for business.

Reviews

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(26 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.230769 based on 26 reviews
4

Great value, perfect size for a couple.

  • 4 of 5

Good experience. Great size for a couple but could easily acommodate 4 people. Had eating and cooking utensils, cleaning supplies and even toilet paper. A little fenced in outdoor area for my dog which was nice. Only Cons of the this experience was the noise from the airplanes taking off and some minor stains on the walls, but all in all, great deal. I would come back again.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego
5

Big Bear Buggy Run July 2017

  • 5 of 5

The Chateau is a nice, little rental. Not fancy, but clean and had what we needed for a weekend up in Big Bear for a buggy club event. Our family of 4 + large dog fit the cabin just fine and backyard is fenced for dog and added security. Only seating for 2 at the counter, no dining table, but it worked out ok as we ended up eating in shifts anyways and used the couch/coffee table as needed. During the hot days of summer (85+ degrees) the downstairs was definitely cooler than the loft, but we did ok by keeping both side french doors open to ensure a breeze at night. The stairs are kinda steep, so I would be cautious with elderly or small kids. Definitely know your Netflix code (we forgot ours), as most items on the TV require purchase so plan ahead with DVD's, etc. Plenty of parking up front for 2+ vehicles; pretty quiet neighborhood even though directly across from airport and back behind is a fairly busy road . We were not bothered by any flights during our stay; but it was cool to watch a small engine plane take off in the evening.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. We are always working to give our guests a positive experience. The planes are fun to watch and it is a quite area actually. The upstairs does cools off quickly with the windows open. Thanks again and see you in Big Bear on another vacation.
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Lake Forest CA
4

The cabin was as we expected

  • 4 of 5

If you read the reviews, you'll see the comments regarding the lack of curtains. Those comments are accurate, but really weren't a big deal for us. We just couldn't sleep in as long as we'd have liked. We had a great time and had good communication with Roger. Very recommended.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. I'm glad you enjoyed the cabin. The curtains were added upstairs. Also there are new wood floors. We are working constantly to improve the property and our guest experience. We look forward to your return visit. With many return visitors year after year on the calendar that says something about their experience.
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4

Cute and charming cabin. Perfect for a weekend getaway.

  • 4 of 5

Overall experience was great. We did have a little hiccup when we first arrived, but Roger was extremely kind and was very helpful. There was so much snow! It was gorgeous. The only thing I would recommend is that he get a shovel for the property. Other than that such a great time. It's warm and cozy and the perfect distance from the mountain!

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the positive response. It was a little bobble when you arrived. However, four feet of snow was the barrier. You handled it well and minutes later the heat system was on. Great job Heather and crew. Please come back for your next adventure. Roger
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5

Love this place it was a great weekend!!!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a great weekend at the cabin !!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review. You took great care of my cabin and did a great job with all that snow. You are always welcome to come back anytime when you are back in Big Bear. Roger
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5

Property is very nice and cozy

  • 5 of 5

ONLY THING IS THAT THE BEDROOM HAS NO BLINDS UP ON THE DOORS SO IF THE NEIGHBORS WANTED TO PEEK THEY CAN . BUT OVERALL IT WAS A FUN STAY ...

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the positive response Jesse and Family. We have added curtains on the French door upstairs. Also the home has new wood floors. We're always improving the cabin. We welcome you back on your next Big Bear vacation. Roger
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Car: recommended

Beautiful View. Bear Mountain Airport and Northshore Views. An excellent cabin and an excellent Value. Overlooking the Big Bear Airport.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

Once the booking is completed, you will receive a communication with the lock box code as well as some brief instructions for the Cabin. It is a great weekend get away. The booking must be completed through the system. The fee of $59.00 insures both you and us for damage and avoids any security deposit. Thanks for viewing and we look forward to having you and your friends and family. Book early for the Winter Season. It will sell out.

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.