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Modern Lakefront Dream Home, steps to The Village. Spa, Pool Table, Wifi

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Stunning 6 BR, 4.5 BA property w/ lakefront access, best home for large groups!

This gorgeous lakefront home is the perfect vacation getaway for all ages. The location is unbeatable since it allows you to relax lakeside with a stunning view of the water and mountains, and its proximity to the Village allows you to walk to restaurants, nightlife, and shopping. The house itself features a beautiful open concept living space that can accommodate your entire group for meals and entertainment. With 6 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, and an additional game room with shuffleboard, bumper pool, house-wide premium wifi and a 70" 4K TV with DirecTV and Sunday Ticket, there is something for everyone here- young and old! All bathrooms are recently upgraded, and all bedrooms have new carpeting and have been modernized.

The home was recently renovated to include a gorgeous 14-foot vaulted tongue and groove ceiling. The kitchen is simply to die for. It features all stainless steel appliances including a refrigerator with ice maker, quiet dishwasher, microwave, and five-burner stove. No detail was overlooked. You will have all the kitchenware and space needed to prepare your favorite home cooked meals. The massive island with quartz counter tops and seating for 3 provides plenty of space to cook and eat. Our indoor dining table seats 8 -12 people, and the covered poker table provides room for 4 more.

The living room boasts a lovely slate corner gas fireplace - perfect for warming up during those cool fall and winter evenings. For those staying in the summer months, you will be happy to know that a brand new air conditioning system was installed in April 2015 -- a rare but amazing feature to find in Big Bear! We have a 60” flat screen TV, Xbox One, Sonos sound system, and DirecTV (with NFL Sunday Ticket) for your digital entertainment needs. The WiFi was just updated to an eero mesh system to ensure full and fast coverage throughout the entire home! There is a felt-lined poker table that doubles as a secondary dining area when used with the wood cover. The large glass sliding door provides views right out to the lake, mountains, deck, and dock. The couch can also be used as a queen size sofa sleeper for two. If that isn’t enough, our Olhausen pool table provides yet another option for entertainment for the pool sharks in your group.

The back yard features an open entertaining space with beautiful lake and mountain views. A large outdoor kitchen featuring a Lynx Gas/infrared grill with side burner and sink make this the most beautiful and functional place to cook in Big Bear Lake. There is plenty of outdoor seating available, as well as a large gas fire pit for warming up or roasting marshmallows! Enjoy direct lake access from our private dock, which is usually available April - October depending on weather and lake level. Also, you can watch the sun set from our large hot tub. This house really has it all.

We have 3 bedrooms off of the great room in the main house, and 3 more bedrooms in the middle of the house. That brings a total of 8 beds in the 6 bedrooms, as well as a sleeper sofa and an additional large sofa in the common areas in case you need to escape someone's snoring!

The master bedroom (Bedroom #1) has a lake view, and is decorated with a serene color palette. It features a king size bed, 47" TV, soft new carpet, closet and private bathroom with plenty of counter space and a spacious stand up shower with a bench.

Bedroom #2 boasts two queen size beds and a 55" TV and sleeps four easily.

Bedroom #3 has a king size bed with a 40" TV and large closet.

Our second bathroom (in between bedrooms #2 and #3) is modern and new. There is a combination shower and tub for soaking, and removable shower head for washing kids and pets. There is plenty of built in storage and counter space for guests.

Bedroom #4 is another master suite in the middle of the house. It features a king size bed, high sloped ceiling, 55" TV, walk in closet, and private bathroom. The bathroom has dual sinks, a large stand up shower, and plenty of ample counter space. The room also has a desk and chair for getting some work done, or just relaxing on a computer.

Bedroom #5 has a queen bed, 40" TV, and a high sloped ceiling. There is also a small desk and chair for doing some work.

Bedroom #6 has a bunk bed that takes advantage of the high sloped ceiling. The bed is a Full over Queen, with ample spacing in between. It also features a 55" TV. This room also has a desk and chair. This room is great for kids or teens who want their own space.

The rec room above the garage provides another retreat that is away from the bedrooms and rest of the house. This area is perfect for hanging out after others have gone to bed. This room is a true entertainer's paradise! It has a 16' shuffleboard table and a combination bumper pool/ poker/ dining/ board game table. There is a 70" 4K TV with DirecTV, Xbox One, and built-in Chromecast ability. We also have a secondary TV on the side wall so you can watch two games (or anything else) at once! This room also has a wet bar with a compact fridge, dishwasher, drawer-style microwave, and sink for convenient snacking. The 12' vaulted tongue and groove ceiling makes the space feel open and warm.

The laundry room is great for longer stays. Make sure your swimsuits or snow gear stay fresh through your entire stay. For shorter visits, this room is still a great place near the front door with lots of space to hang your coats and store your gear. This room also houses a sink for cleaning up dirty gear, as well as a dedicated ice machine.

The garage is available for use as well. It fits two cars easily, or you can use the ping pong table here when the weather is chilly. We have a built-in Tesla wall charger, as well as separate NEMA 14-50 plug for charging other Electric Vehicles. No expense was spared to bring the house into the future!

The driveway fits a total of 6 cars, so with the 2 spots in the garage the total parking capacity is 8 cars. We also have a heated driveway so that you don't have to worry about getting stuck in the snow and waiting all day for a plow to show up.

This house is a very clean and family friendly home and has really been modernized. All bathrooms are new, and all the bedrooms are new or have been updated with new carpeting, modern switches and furniture. The location really cannot be beat. This home is a true, flat, lakefront property (nothing in between the house and lake except the yard). It is considered in The Village, which means you can walk everywhere. No worries about drinking and driving. With so many shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues (such as The Bowling Barn, Movie Theater, and Arcade) within walking distance, this home really is perfect for your group of all ages.

More Details

Owner
Donny and Evelyn Chen
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 14, 2017

About Donny and Evelyn Chen

We are both East Coast transplants (Pittsburgh and NYC) now living in sunny Los Angeles. Evelyn is a pediatrician, and Donny is an entrepreneur. We have a fluffy Samoyed puppy named Zuri, and had our first child (a daughter!) in May 2015!

Donny and Evelyn Chen purchased this house in 2015

Why Donny and Evelyn Chen chose Big Bear

We fell in love with Big Bear Lake the very first time we visited, and ended up buying this home just 3 months later! We chose this property because we love vacationing and entertaining, and this house was a perfect fit. The location is truly unbeatable, and the house comes furnished with all the entertainment options we want in a lake house. We just finished a major renovation to add more bedrooms to the house and to modernize the rest of the house. With true lakefront access, a private dock, and walking distance to the shops, this is rare property for Big Bear. We know that you'll enjoy your time in this home as much as we do!

What makes this house unique

There are very few homes that are on the lake and in the Village of Big Bear, and yet the home is still on a quiet street that is tucked away from traffic. You can easily walk to the restaurants and bars in the Village, and your teenaged kids can walk to the Arcade, Bowling Alley, and Movie Theater nearby. In the summer, you can rent a boat or jet skis for a full day by walking to the nearby marina, and park them at the house's private dock for lunch. In the winter, you can spend all day at the slopes and watch the sun set across the lake from the hot tub or fire pit. This house really has the best location and amenities to fully enjoy Big Bear Lake all year round. Also, Donny is a self-described tech geek, so you can be sure that the home has unique benefits such as the best wifi without dead spots throughout the entire house, DirecTV, Apple TVs, a dedicated Netflix account, Xbox Onesystems, , electronic locks for keyless entry, automated exterior lights, and a heated driveway to keep your cars from getting trapped in the snow. We also provide basic toiletries, bathroom and kitchen supplies, and humidifiers in each of the bedrooms. Compared to many other rental properties, we put a lot of effort into making this a place that our family enjoys, and love sharing the home and experiences with our guests!

Amenities

Big Bear Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 19 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Large shower with bench
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Detachable shower head perfect for washing kids or pets.
    Second Master Bath - toilet , shower , Large shower, dual sinks, ample counter space
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Large tub (42" x 60") with detachable shower head, dual sink
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , Half bath in Rec room
  • 4.5 bathrooms, with plenty of counter space for toiletries, large showers (42"+) with soap and shampoo provided. Designed for large groups!
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom #3 - 1 king , HDTV, private entrance into shared bathroom
    Bedroom #2 - 2 queen , 55" HDTV
    Bedroom #4 Second Master - 1 king , 55" HDTV, Desk, Private Bath, Walk in closet
    Bedroom #5 - 1 queen , 40" HDTV, Desk, Closet
    Bedroom #6 - 1 queen , 1 double , Bunk Bed, 55" HDTV, Closet, Desk
    Bedroom #1 Lakeview Master - 1 king , King Bed, Lake view, Private Bath, Walk-in closet, 47" HDTV
  • 6 Bedrooms total + sofa bed in main house living room = 9 beds for 18 people total. All bedrooms have their own TVs with DirecTV or the newest Apple TV with access to the same channels. 1 Pack and Play is also available for a child <30 lbs.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Private dock available when lake is open (usually April-October) and when the water level and weather permit it. Boats up to 26 feet long only. Rent all water equipment at Big Bear Marina. We do NOT supply boats or other sports gear.

Reviews

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Modern Lakefront Dream Home, steps to The Village. Spa, Pool Table, Wifi
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5

Wonderful Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for four siblings and their families to escape with our parents. From kayaking to fishing, sunset pontoon rides and epic ping pong and bowling competitions, everything was in easy reach and kept our crew aged 1 to 78 all happy. Great property. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house and Great owner!

  • 5 of 5

The house was better than we had hoped for. The pictures don't do it justice. Everything was clean and very well kept. It appears as though it went through a very recent and thorough remodel, and everything was done first class. We had a few concerns regarding water level and access to the boat dock, that we addressed with the owner prior to our vacation. He was very receptive and very nice to deal with. He made every attempt to make the dock useable, and when that didn't work, gave us a credit to the marina (walking distance) for a slip. I would not hesitate to recommend this home to anyone looking to stay in Big Bear Lake in complete comfort. We will be staying here again!

Thank you Donny!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful home, wonderful weekend

  • 5 of 5

We went up to the lake with several families to enjoy an end of summer vacation and could not be more pleased with the result. The house is clean, comfortable and perfect for both children and adults. Everything within is modern, functional and user-friendly. Other than the money I lost to my friends at the poker table, it was a perfect weekend. Rent this house with confidence.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Space

  • 4 of 5

It was a great space for the amount of people we took with us. I wish it would have been a little bit cheaper to rent, as we assumed the water level in the lake would have been higher and we would have been able to use the dock to jump into the lake and in reality there was no water near the dock it was all overgrown shrubs. But if you have kids with you, there is plenty of things for them to do inside the house. Although the tv's are not user friendly. It takes too long to figure out how to use the remotes to watch tv.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

My favorite place to stay at Big Bear!

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful and very spacious. Easily fit 15 people for a company retreat. Can't wait to return in the summer to utilize the lake!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent relaxation, Perfect for making ever lasting memories!!

  • 5 of 5

The house is simply beautiful with a great view of the lake. The yard with the barbecue, fire pit and hot tub is an amazing way to relax and enjoy the lake view.

The Kitchen/living room is open, very roomy, and lots of daylight, the sound system is great for listening to your favorite music.

All bedrooms are good size and clean, having a TV in each bedroom is a good idea specially for a big group, so each family can have their own space if they need to relax.

The game room upstairs was a big hit with the kids, they had their own quarters and enjoyed the games.

Everybody enjoyed the house and the location, we will be definitely back!!

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  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

This is the best location in Big Bear Lake. Walking distance to the shops and restaurants in The Village, lakefront access and views, minutes from the ski slopes, and walking distance to Big Bear Marina.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $275
Pet Fee $100
Damage Insurance $99
Damage Deposit $500

You must be at least 25 years old to rent - ID is required and there are no refunds if you book online and are under age. Check in is at 3PM and checkout is 11AM. Check amenities and listing carefully before booking. No refunds for "mistakes". No refund if you cancel less than 30 days before your trip. If you cancel more than 30 days before your trip, you will get a full refund minus a 3% credit card processing fee that is unfortunately held by the credit card companies.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.