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WHISPERING SQUIRREL CABIN- COZY CABIN CLOSE TO BEAR MOUNTAIN SLOPES!!

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Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english, french, italian
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Owner
Advertiser since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 17, 2014
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WHISPERING SQUIRREL CABIN- COZY CABIN CLOSE TO BEAR MOUNTAIN SLOPES!!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Moonridge Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-6)

The Whispering Squirrel Cabin is waiting for you!

WINTER IS HERE!!!! WE ARE PERFECTLY LOCATED BETWEEN THE SUNNY SLOPES OF BEAR MOUNTAIN AND BIG BEAR LAKE, AND A 5 MINUTE DRIVE TO THE VILLAGE!

Warm and charming family cabin, close to ski slopes, golf course, and lake. Close to Village & Big Bear Lake with room to park your Boat or Jet Skis. Perfect for Couples, Families and Singles.

Newly remodeled rustic interior with vaulted knotty wood ceilings and wood burning fireplace give a cozy mountain feel. New bathroom and fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher and microwave provides all the comforts of home, with everything you need to prepare a feast!

Features: Flat Panel TV, High Definition Cable with free movies, DVD Player, Internet Wi-Fi, Fireplace, Living Room, Large deck on the front, Bear Mountain slopes view, golf course, & hiking nearby.

Linens and Towels provided, charcoal BBQ.

2 Minute drive from the Big Bear Golf Course and Bear Mountain Ski Resort and ski shuttles, hiking & biking trails, 1 mile to Big Bear Lake, 2 miles to the Village, Nearby shops and restaurants

Sleeping Arrangements:

Bedroom 1: 1 Queen Bed

Bedroom 2: 1 Full Bed and 1 log twin bunk bed

All reservations include a $85 cleaning fee (+$25 snow clearing fee during the winter) and 2.5% VRBO fee if paying by credit card.

The Whispering Squirrel Cabin is a family friendly cabin in a peaceful residential neighborhood. Because we respect and value our neighbors, we are unable to rent to vacationing students or singles under 25 years of age unless accompanied by a guardian or parent over the age of 25.

Keywords: Moonridge, log cabin, home, retreat, house

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Advertiser since: 2011
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 17, 2014

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.7
based on 34 traveler reviews

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Whispering Squirrel Cabin- Cozy Cabin Close to Bear Mountain Slopes!!
average rating of 4.7058825 based on 34 reviews
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Whispering Squirrel Cabin- Cozy Cabin Close to Bear Mountain Slopes!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p387184vb
+1 -858-822-8098
Moonridge Big Bear
5

Pre-Thanksgiving relaxation in a cute and cozy cabin!

  • 5 of 5
I brought my two kids (14 and 6) for a little pre holiday break. We all loved it! Cozy and comfortable livingroom and kitchen. A little colder in the bedrooms (but I'm always cold). There is heat (just not central) but quite sufficient for normal warm blooded people. The beds were really comfortable :)
I noticed some other people mentioned a lack of seasonings, trash bags etc. Well, it looks like since then others have contributed to the supply. As far as VRBO homes go, this place was great! Better than any hotel. No washer/dryer so just plan ahead. There is a laundromat a few minutes away if you really really need it.
Tips: Bring your favorite cozy blanket for lounging (there are some regular ones in the closet but not all soft and cozy), bring a few kitchen trash bags just in case, bring specific seasonings you want to use (there is salt and pepper), bring your own toiletries (I saw someone complained about there not being any. Oh come on). Bring lotion!! The water is hard and can sure dry out your skin. Have Fun! The location is minutes away from everything (less than 10 to the lake, the mountain, grocery stores and restaurants. Have fun!
  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Whispering Squirrel Cabin- Cozy Cabin Close to Bear Mountain Slopes!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p387184vb
+1 -858-822-8098
Moonridge Big Bear
Redlands ca
5

Cozy and clean

  • 5 of 5
Our family of 5 came here to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday. We had a wonderful stay and thoroughly enjoyed the whispering squirrel. It was very clean and so cozy. The decor was so cute and the furniture was very nice. The property manager up there was very kind and she had firewood delivered to our door immediately after we arrived. The price was so reasonable and it was such a blessing to not have to hunt firewood down at night in the cold. The only thing I would suggest to have made it better was that the one trash bag wasn't enough for the 4 days we stayed. We had to run out on Thanksgiving day for more so that was a bummer and also we ran out of toilet paper. Other than that is was fantastic and we would definantly stay here again.
  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Whispering Squirrel Cabin- Cozy Cabin Close to Bear Mountain Slopes!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p387184vb
+1 -858-822-8098
Moonridge Big Bear
San Diego
3

Nice cozy place but stripped down

  • 3 of 5
For the price, it was limited. The place is cozy, small, no jacuzzi,and with no backyard to play safely. Super steep driveway, slippery even with no snow. The cabin offers nothing like other cabins I've rented in the past. There no not even sugar! No trash bags. Not even a clean sponge or cleaning products. No pepper, or condiments. There's a grill but no charcoal. They even charge you for wood! No fire starter. No small shampoo and conditioner or even soap. Usually there's coffee and tea and plastic bags and aluminum foil. The bare basics! You as the guests replenish what you finished. Not even oil to cook with. Made it challenging and a waste of money to buy all that stuff for two nights. Really would not rent their again. Took forever to get in touch with them for us to get in. We were outside property waiting for access for 1/2 hour. I texted owner four times and had emailed regarding late checkout, never got a reply. We just left.
Upside we had a great weekend hiking! Nice to getaway.
Btw, awful old sofa. The TV buzz the whole time.
Wish I could say better things but honestly, I've rented places out too many times to know what's decent and expected. Plus, my sister use to rent a cabin in Big Bear. It had everything, not here! Stripped down.
  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gosh, we have never received a 3 star review in our three years of renting out our family cabin.Obviously stings a little when someone refers to your beloved cabin in less than flattering ways, but our goal of this response is simply to separate the accurate information from that which is not, and be respectful of the opinion.

Accurate information:
-Its true we have no jacuzzi(but if you turn on the water in the bath tub real high and close your eyes it almost feels like you are in one.)
-The backyard and drive way are steep for some.The cabin is on the mountain in the trees, not on the valley floor.(Adds to the fun though when it is time to push your buddy down the hill in the snow!)
-Unfortunately we do not provide your food or charcoal. The cabin often has various condiments in the cabinets, but are strictly a result of a ‘pay it forward’ vibe that often occurs, but is not required or requested.
-Renter waited 30 minutes to get in the cabin. This may happen when a renter arrives unannounced 3 hours before the stated check in time on the rental agreement (as was the case this time).We are super excited to have renters arrive, but our excitement usually does not get us there 3 hours in advance.
-Texted owner four times—also true. Unfortunately we received them all simultaneously about 24 hours after the renters left. It turns out that some of the cellular service providers do not have service quite as strong as others. But the good news is we have a ‘land line’ phone in the cabin if you are ever unsure if we are receiving your calls/messages.
-TV buzz-this can happen. If it does, turn the volume down on the TV remote and up on the cable remote.

Now for the not so accurate information:
-We do not ask you to replenish anything in the cabin, all supplies are included.
-Sponges and cleaning products-are under the kitchen sink.
-Trash bags are in the top drawer to the right of the oven.
-Small shampoos/soaps are in the squirrel dish on the cabinet shelf in the bathroom. (I clear out every hotel room bathroom that I stay in during my many nights of business travel each year, and they make their way to the cabin. So good news is you should get some really swanky mini-shampoos on your stay at the cabin).
-A starter package of coffee and tea are in the ‘welcome basket’
-Finally the cabin sofa is 3 years old. It is definitely not old, and in our humble opinion not awful. You are supposed to have moose and bears on your sofas in the mountains!
Hope this helps!
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Whispering Squirrel Cabin- Cozy Cabin Close to Bear Mountain Slopes!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p387184vb
+1 -858-822-8098
Moonridge Big Bear
4

Very nice cabin

  • 4 of 5
The interior is all updated and the neighborhood was very quiet. There is no yard to speak of if that is an issue. I would stay there again.
  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
business
Whispering Squirrel Cabin- Cozy Cabin Close to Bear Mountain Slopes!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p387184vb
+1 -858-822-8098
Moonridge Big Bear

Warm, inviting, and clean cabin.

  • of 5
This cabin was perfect for our family of four! I must say we were quite pleased, too, with the property manager. Having forgotten our crock-pot, and finding none in the cabin, Lysa brought one up to us that same evening! It was greatly appreciated! The only negative is I do have to agree with a previous reviewer: I wish the cabin was a bit more secluded. There is not much privacy and guests of one neighboring cabin were a bit noisy. However, overall we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would happily stay there again in the future.
  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Whispering Squirrel Cabin- Cozy Cabin Close to Bear Mountain Slopes!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p387184vb
+1 -858-822-8098
Moonridge Big Bear
Santa Barbara
5

Loved the cabin!

  • 5 of 5
I took my wife and 2 kids to the Whispering Squirrel cabin over a long weekend. The cabin was perfect and very cozy. I could tell it was recently renovated/remodeled. The furniture was new, the kitchen had new cabinets and appliances, and the outside was well manicured. Our family had a great stay in a very quiet neighborhood. A nearby highlight was the zoo. We plan to stay there again.
  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Young Children

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Rates & Availability

From $125 Per night

Moonridge Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early Winter
Dec 15 2014 - Dec 20 2014
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$850
 
 
Winter Holidays
Dec 21 2014 - Jan 3 2015
3 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
Winter
Jan 4 2015 - Mar 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$850
 
 
MLK Weekend
Jan 16 2015 - Jan 18 2015
3 night minimum stay
$825
Flat fee
 
 
President's Weekend
Feb 13 2015 - Feb 15 2015
3 night minimum stay
$825
Flat fee
 
 
Spring
Apr 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$155
Fri,Sat
$600
 
 
Summer
Jul 1 2015 - Sep 3 2015
2 night minimum stay
$155
From
$175
Fri,Sat
$700
 
 
4th Of July Weekend
Jul 2 2015 - Jul 4 2015
3 night minimum stay
$600
Flat fee
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 4 2015 - Sep 6 2015
3 night minimum stay
$600
Flat fee
 
 
Fall
Sep 7 2015 - Dec 12 2015
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$155
Fri,Sat
$600
 
 
Thanksgiving Weekend
Nov 26 2015 - Nov 28 2015
3 night minimum stay
$600
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$155
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Snow Clearing Fee $25
Cleaning Fee $85
Tax Rate 8.0%
Notes In Spring and Fall we offer 3rd night free specials. Please inquire for promo pricing during these seasons!

Cancellation Policy

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

Moonridge Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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