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Walk to ski lifts!!! Outdoor Spa Cabin.

Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths

Refined & Rustic 3 bedroom 2 full bath cabin within a 5 minute walking distance to the ski lifts, zoo, and golf course and ride your bike to the mountain biking park - all at great rates.

Sit in the large private spa and looking up at the beautiful mountain view in the day time, or at night with the beautiful star filled skies.

There's no shortage of other comforts. A gas BBQ grill out back, natural stone fireplace, full kitchen, bar, a 55' tv with cable, pool table, air hockey and ping pong in the great room.

Near to recreational Big Bear Lake for fishing, boating, & jet skiing, with restaurants, rentals, shopping centers, movie theatres just down the road, but out of sight of this cute cabin in the trees set back from the road.

Winter is a great time for your family or ski party to discover Bear Mountain Chalet. Its quaint chalet exterior and 600 sqf deck that wraps around the house, is a vivid contrast to the snow that covers the wide open spaces that separate the chalet from neighboring cabins. Hand carved wooden bears all around the decks that the kids can sit on, and the mountain provides privacy for the large spa in the back.

Set back far from Deer Canyon Road, Bear Mountain Chalet will make you feel like you have stepped back 50 years to a more serene Big Bear before it was discovered by Southern California as the perfect alternative to Aspen or Vale. Imagine walking to the ski lifts at Bear Mountain Resort without having to rise at dawn to find a parking space in the resort's main parking lot. No longer will you have to be herded like cattle in those open flat-bed trucks from distant auxiliary lots. You can also walk to the nearby Moonridge Animal Park to visit the inhabitants of the surrounding San Bernardino National Forest.

Step inside its original diamond-paned front door and you will be in the spacious Bear Mountain Chalet great room. It features T&G wood ceilings, supported by large, rugged beams and a very large natural stone fireplace. You'll also find a huge 55' flat-screen television, with access to numerous cable channels. For the game players, there's a pool table, air hockey, and ping pong. A large glass door take up one wall of the great room and lead out to the large back deck with its spa, and BBQ, private sledding hill and private mountain views.

Also part of the great room is the dining area and the fully-equipped kitchen. Let Mom relax in front of the large, flat-screen TV with a glass of wine while Dad and the older kids prepare dinner. You can even keep one eye on the young ones, who will want to head outdoors whenever they can. The mountain views are right outside the kitchen windows.

There's also a 15 foot bar and barstools if night time activities and entertaining are what your after.

When it's time for the rest of your family or group to bunk down after an active day, Bear Mountain Chalet can sleep 8 adults three bedrooms. The master bedroom has a luxurious queen-size bed, with a view overlooking the and spa and mountain. There's also a large wall mounted flat screen tv and cable, and an ipod hook up for your music. The second bedroom contains another queen sized bed. The third bedroom has four pine bunk beds, that will delight the kids.

There's probably some guests who couldn't come up the mountain without a laptop, or have to do some real work to make the trip tax-deductible. High-speed Internet access is available throughout the cabin. There is ample parking on the huge circular driveway and two more parking spaces at the top of the driveway, so you can fit lots of cars, boats, trailers, RV's or whatever you need.

Summer has hiking, fishing and every other activity a forrest provides.

For mountain bikers, you can ride over to Bear Mountain and ride the chair lifts to the top of the mountain with your bike, and then bike down.

The kids will love Bear Mountain Chalet as much as the adults.

So what's keeping you from booking this bargain cabin? There's no excuse not to give your family or best friends a well-deserved ski 'n' snowboarding, or fishing getaway to Big Bear Lake with Bear Mountain Chalet -- all polished to perfection -- as your home base.

We're also pet friendly.

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Kevin Cobb
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2017

About Kevin Cobb

We're a couple that loves to be active. Ski, snowboard, hike, fish, travel, spend time with family...anything and everything. We both grew up in the mountains and love everything they have to offer.

We needed to get away one weekend, and realized that Big Bear was close to LA, so we went for a weekend to sit in the hot tub and read, hike, and just relax. We fell in love with it and were looking for a home the very next day.

Kevin Cobb purchased this cabin in 2010

Why Kevin Cobb chose Big Bear Lake

We chose this particular house because if it's privacy and quiet. It's set back from the street, and has wide open views of the mountain with a totally private back yard and nothing but forrest that you can see behind it. But it's a short walk to everything. One look and we fell in love. We spend as much time as we can there, and when the nephews come, they lose their minds.

What makes this cabin unique

It's romantic, it's quiet, it's private and the views are fantastic. You can sit in silence and do nothing, or go non stop with every activity known to man.

Winter is beautiful and has every snow activity, summer is warm, and offers an entirely new catalog of things to do.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Warm and wonderful cabin. My husband and I loved all the wood and the big fire place…and the hot tub outside!!!!! I wish he'd booked this for Valentines Day!!
Feb 2015
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Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Walk to ski lifts!!! Outdoor Spa Cabin.
average rating of 4.4117646 based on 19 reviews
Los Angeles, ca

Amazing Location!

  • 5 of 5

If you're in Big Bear to ski at Snow Summit, this is the perfect location. It's as close as the parking lot. Cabin is clean, furniture is nice. It was the week before Christmas so the parking lot was full, but we never had to worry because it was such a short walk. Our teenage kids could come and go as they wished. It was much nicer than the condos surrounding the slopes.

The only thing I would change is I wish there were instructions on how to use equipment. We ended up turning on the TV manually because we couldn't get the remote to work. The hot tub was too hot and we couldn't figure out how to turn it down. Overall, though, it's a great cabin.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again soon. Feel free to contact us any time you have questions about the appliances as well. Thank you again.
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Amazing location!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed over the 4th of July weekend and loved our trip! The cabin is perfectly located in the mountains within a short drive to everything including boating, hiking, and just laying on the shores of the lake. It was also within walking distance to the amazing Big Bear Zoo! Loved the jacuzzi with views of the stars at night and the wrap around porch made for great gatherings during the day and night!! Just perfect...

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, we're so glad you enjoyed it. We hope to see you again soon.
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Best place for the money!!!

  • 5 of 5

I agree with the last review. My husband and I have rented 8 different homes in Big Bear and this one is by far our favorite for the price!!!

It says it sleeps 5 (I guess some city code that makes them say that), but it's got 3 bedrooms and you can really sleep 8!

- The outdoor hot tub rocks.

- This house is set back from the neighbors and against the hill, so you have a nice view of the woods and NOT a bunch of houses backed right up to you.

- It's got a huge TV for movies and sports.

- A giant stone fire place.

- Big decks in the front and back.

- Right next to Bear Mountain so perfect for mountain biking. And Summit is a short ride so you can ride right to the bike park.

- We could walk to the zoo with our kids!

- If your a skier, I think you could ski back to the house it's so close?

- So cozy like a real cabin should be.

Like I said, we've rented a bunch of places up here and this is the first one we really loved and so much better than the others in this price range. We loved it and we can't wait to go back!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your review really hit home. After renting a house ourselves one year, my wife and I fell in love with Big Bear and wanted a place of our own. We rented many places to see what we liked or not about each area and each house and it was with that experience that we knew exactly what we wanted when we finally found our own. Then when we decided to share it, we made sure to put everything into it that we enjoyed most. We're so glad you liked it and can't wait to have you back. Thank you so much for your review.
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Los Angeles

Love it!!!

  • 5 of 5

Love this place. So charming. It's a really woodsy cabin feel.

We've rented 6 or so other places here and none are anywhere near as nice, or have as many features.

Amazing place for the price!!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We're so happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you again.
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Los Angeles

Perfect weekend getaway!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed recently at this beautiful property and it worked out perfectly with the families we traveled with. There are two decent size bedrooms with queens and a third bedroom with 4 bunk beds. The Kitchen comes fully stocked with everything you need and more. There is free internet and cable tv which was helpful, a HUGE tv which is great for sports and movies, and an unlimited amount of movies and tv shows on demand. The backyard is big and private and on a hill and has an large outdoor hot tub. There's also a BBQ.

When comparing to other cabins in the area, you can not beat the price and all the updates!

Lastly, the property manager is AMAZING! They are helpful and always available! I can not wait to plan our next trip to Big Bear and stay here again!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind review. I'm so glad you had a great stay and hope to be of service to you again soon.
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Fun Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Spent a really fun weekend here with my boyfriend! We felt so comfortable just relaxing in this super cute cabin. We walked to the mountain one day and hiked up to the top of Summit which was beautiful. Really had a great time here. And the hot tub is great!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed it. Hope to have you back soon.
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Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Bear Mountain Golf Course
Nearest Ski
0.25 Miles
Bear Mountain Ski Resort
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $25
Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

Call for Last minute specials. Rates may change at any time.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Upper Moonridge Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski in/Ski out ...
  • Town ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Bathrooms come complete with plenty of towels, soaps and shampoo.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single , Four bunk beds
  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
- Sit and relax in your private hot tub and look at the clear skies and stars, or in the day at your own mountain views - Private sledding hill - Large Stone Fireplace, - Large hand carved bears - Coffee maker - iPod hook up - Redwood Picnic table outside next to the hot tub Maximum Occupancy is 5 according to the city, however the property has sleeping accommodations for 8.

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