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Jon Varsano

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

Big Bear Home with Private Spa on Rear Deck

35 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

SPRING 2016 RATES (Ask about Last Minute Specials)

3/16/16 to 6/15/16

$140/night Weekdays

$180/night Weekend days(non-holiday weekends)


April 29, 2016, May 6, 2016, May 27, 2016, June 10, 2016 - Honky Tonk Fridays at Wyatt’s Cafe & Saloon at the Big Bear Convention Center

April 30, 2016, May 7, 2016, May 21, 2016, May 28, 2016, June 11, 2016 - Baldwin Lake Ecological Reserve Guided Wildflower Walks

April 30, 2016 - "40 OZ to Freedom" Sublime Tribute at the Cave

May 5, 2016 - Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Hacienda Grill

May 7, 2016 - MS Walk: Big Bear on the Northshore

May 14-15, 2016 - The Hall Family May Trout Classic

May 20, 2016 - Dave Stone's Private Cellar Wine Dinner at the Wine Room at Wolf Creek Resort

May 27,28, 29, 30, 2016 - "Art on the Corner" in the Village

May 28, 2016 - Big Bear Valley Historical Museum Opens for Season

May 28, 2016 - Leon Russell at the Cave

June 3-6, 2016 - Team Big Bear Mountain Bike Shoot Out #1 ( #6 Kenda Cup Series) at Snow Summit

June 4, 2016 - Story Time at the Big Bear Discovery Center

June 4, 2016 - The Village Summer Wine Walk

June 11-12, 2016 - Aaron's Big Bear Bass Tournament Championship Series, Fishing for $50K

June 11, 2016 - "Berlin" featuring Terri Nunn at the Cave

June 12, 2016 - 20th Annual Holcomb Valley Trail Run

June 17-19, 2016 - Team Big Bear Mountain Bike Shoot Out #2 (Kenda Cup Series) at Snow Summit

June 17, 18, 19, 2016 - Notti's Jazz Festival on Miss Liberty and at Nottinghams Tavern

June 17, 2016 - "Cubensis" Grateful Dead Tribute at the Cave

June 18-19, 2016 - 13th Annual Carp Round-Up at Big Bear Municipal Water District

June 24-26, 2016 - Corvettes West's Big Bear Bash 2016

Welcome to the Varsano Villa

Two story cabin has 2 bedrooms, 1½ baths with easy access is located within a short distance to all activities with comfortable room for up to eight people!

The outdoor amenities of the rental house feature a covered porch with a wrap around wood deck. A private outdoor spa with therapeutic jets highlight the rear patio area. Enjoy the beautiful forest views while eating on the large outdoor dining table. A gas BBQ is provided for your outdoor cooking needs.

The living room has a large stone fireplace you will enjoy as you watch the premium package satellite TV that includes HBO, Showtime, Starz, The Movie Channel, Cinemax, Fox Sports Net, ESPN, XM Radio, and many other cable channels. The home also has hi-speed DSL for using the internet, a DVD Player, a VCR, and a CD player with a stereo system.

The full kitchen and dining area are equipped with a large refrigerator, gas range/oven, microwave, cookware, utensils, and serving ware.

The upstairs bedrooms share an adjoining bath. The master bedroom is warm and comfortable with a king-size bed. The second bedroom sleeps 4 with one comfy queen bed and a set of bunk beds.

The living room provides an optional third sleeping area with a convertible double sofa bed.


Keywords: House, Cabin, Home, Villa, Private Residence, SFR, Ski Chalet, Weekend Getaway, Vacation Rental, Big Bear, Bear Mountain, Snow Summit, Big Bear Lake

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Jon Varsano (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

About Jon Varsano

Lauren and Jon Varsano, 2009

Jon Varsano purchased this house in 1998

Why Jon Varsano chose Big Bear

We bought our house so that we could get out of the hustle bustle in Los Angeles to be close with nature. Since buying the place we have a couple of kids who enjoy coming up to the house. We wanted a place up in the mountains for skiing, hiking, and relaxation.

What makes this house unique


The Varsano Villa is located only 1 mile from the lake and 3 short miles from Bear Mountain Ski Resort.

Click on the LOCATION MAP for details of the rental home's proximity to points of interest in the Big Bear Lake area.

The Big Bear Lake area in the San Bernardino Mountains is a year round resort. A convenient mountain retreat with fresh air, a beautiful alpine landscape, and a relaxing natural atmosphere, it is the perfect weekend getaway from the bustling urban life.

Soak in the Varsano Villa's outdoor jacuzzi spa or swing on the hammock amongst the tall pines and giant sequoia's and feel your stress melt away.

For the active outdoors person, the Big Bear Resort area features skiing, snow boarding, sledding/inter tubing, and snow shoeing in the Winter. During the Spring, Summer, and Fall, enjoy hiking, cycling, boating, fishing, swimming, go-karting, alpine & water sliding, camping, shooting, and horseback riding.

The Big Bear Village and Big Bear Boulevard offer a plethora of shopping and dining experiences. Whether you like to search for antiques or bring your family to the Moonridge Zoo, there are plenty of activities to keep everyone happy.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Yes we did! It was amazing! It snowed Saturday night and it was really cold! It was great to use the hot tub.
Mar 2010
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Big Bear Home with Private Spa on Rear Deck
average rating of 4.714286 based on 36 reviews

Our lovely stay

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is so cozy and beautiful. We really enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Very nice. Our family enjoyed our stay there.

  • 4 of 5

Friendly owner, easy communication. Dog-friendly home. We just wish there was a separate heater upstairs.... But the blankets kept us warm. :)

A good experience overall. Planning to rent again :)

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nina - I'm glad you had a good time and hope to see you again. The downstairs heater is centrally located and designed to heat the whole house. Heat does rise which you will notice in the summer when the upstairs in much hotter than the downstairs. I find that if I leave the bedroom doors open, then the heat rises enough to make the temperature comfortable. There is also the electric bathroom heater that helps heat the upstairs. If all else fails, there are always extra blankets. Thanks again for being our guest. Jon
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Cerritos, CA

Perfect Big Bear Cabin

  • 5 of 5

I looked at many locations and we chose this house because it had the cabin look and atmosphere vs. a regular home. Very cozy and well maintained. Would definitely consider again.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Daniel, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to having you visit again. Jon
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Excellent week!

  • 5 of 5

This couldn't have been easier! The property was displayed honestly on the website and getting the info for everything we needed to know was super easy. The cabin really did have the feeling of a cabin in the snow just like we wanted. There were plenty of beds and a place to eat and cook. We really got good use out of the fireplace as well. The location was easy to find and close to downtown and the ski resorts. If you're looking for a great cabin at Big Bear, check this one out!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad that you had a great time. Please come back again soon. Jon Varsano
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Decent for the price

  • 3 of 5

The place is a good deal fro the price, but there were some quirks on the interior. Maintenance was responsive when there was a problem. The spa made things really relaxing, especially when it snowed. It is off the main roads a bit, so we had to wait for the snow plows to clear the roads so we could get out.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm not quite sure what you are saying regarding quirks with the interior but I'm glad that your concerns were addressed in a timely manner. As the property owner, I make myself available for any guests' concerns and my local maintenance company is onsite to solve problems even on holidays. I'm glad you able to enjoy the New Year at my house.
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San Juan Capistrano

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

I can't express how pleased we were with our stay! Varsano Villa perfectly expresses the feeling of this home. When we first arrived the impression I felt was of a rustic European "Chalet" . I say home because it was more than just an average vacation property. The owners have a lot of their own personal unique antiques throughout. Just all the right touches. Clean , beautiful, huge fireplace, comfortable couches, one a sofa bed, other couch was overstuffed just sink in comfortable. Enough seating space for an entire family or group to enjoy the flatscreen TV , with a DVD player, nice selection of movies. Super fast Wifi. The kitchen with a seating for six, large, everything you would need for cooking, baking, spices,large fridge. Full bath downstairs, plenty of towels. Two large bedrooms upstairs, the master with a comfy king size bed with a warm down comforter , dresser plus large closet. Antique desk with computer, half bathroom ( toilet / sink) adjoins the second bedroom , queen bed and set of bunk beds. Once again tons of space large closet. I am detailing a lot, as we extended our stay for almost 2 months, we were looking for a permanent home in the area. I can't forget to mention the hot tub! Easily fits 6 , right on the back deck. Also very clean. They had their hot tub service clean it every week. A beautiful view of the stars at night. A gas BBQ a large picnic table. A past review mentioned the light next door being bothersome, not at all, for one thing the parcel is large, there is no home behind the house, plus tall pine trees, plenty of privacy. It's a very nice and safe neighborhood as well, it's close enough to everything in Big Bear, just about 3/4 mile in from Big Bear Blvd, it is a street that veers from smaller cabins to this neighborhood with large lots and homes. They have this street plowed plus the driveway! So we were there for the first 5 inch snowfall, and seeing the roads plowed plus the driveway we were impressed! Close to all ski areas, Grocery stores,The Village maybe 10 minutes. If you to want to go out for drinks, close enough to Taxi it anywhere. There is only one taxi service, but they just got Uber,. This is the perfect place to come home to to end a day from, skiing or snowboarding. You'll just love spending the day there, cooking at home and relaxing. The owners are great at responding . Thank you to the owners!!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You were such a great guest. I'm glad we could accommodate you while you found a more permanent home. Good luck on your new place.
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Snow Summit
Bear Mountain
Big Bear Snow Play
Big Bear Alpine Zoo
Horse Back Riding
The Captain's Anchorage Restaurant and Bar
Get The Burger
Grizzly's Beer Belly Deli & Cafe
Convention Center
Mountain Munchies
Stater Bros at Big Bear Blvd
Snow Valley
Big Bear Discovery Center
Thelma's Family Restaurant
B's Backyard BBQ -- CLOSED
Hacienda Grill Mexican & Sports Bar
Old Country Inn
"German American Food"
Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain
Big Bear Mountain Golf Course
Action ZipLine Tours
Big Bear Valley Sportsman's Club
Big Bear Marina
Pine Knot Marina
Holloway's Marina & RV Park
Chad's Place
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Big Bear Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
Big Bear Convention Center (Oktoberfest)
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Big Bear Mountain Resort Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 38
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
3 Miles
Bear Mountain Resorts
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Big Bear Lake Swim Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Eastern Edge of Big Bear Lake
Nearest Point of Interest
Snow Summit Mountain Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Bear Mountain Resort
Car: recommended



Rates & Availability

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Jun 16 - Sep 15
2 night minimum stay
Sep 16 - Dec 15
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Dec 16 - Mar 15
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Mar 16 - Jun 15
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90
Tax Rate 7.0%

A refundable security deposit of $250 is required. The security deposit is authorized on your credit card. It is only charged if there are damages to the unit or the rental agreement is violated in another way.

Most Holiday Weekends are a 3 night minimum. Some peak season (Winter Holidays) nights are $250 per night.

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Big Bear House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , Upstairs
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , Downstairs
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Portable Crib is in closet, Living Room Sofa converts to bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , Bunk Bed is 2 twins
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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