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Mid Century Modern Cabin Minutes from Slopes and Lake

19 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights


Upper Moonridge Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Welcome to Niko’s Nido, our post and beam cabin in Big Bear California, named after our daughter Niko. The only mid-century modern on the mountain, let's just say it ain’t your grandma’s cabin!

A 2200 sq. foot 3 bedroom (two with king sized bed and one with two twins) with 2 fully updated baths. Sleeping 6 comfortably.

There is a great living room with a huge fireplace (and we stock the wood), flat screen, BluRay DVD, stereo (iPod ready) and wireless internet- (in case you work on your vacations).

A dining room is set for 6 and a kitchen with all the gear. There is also a utility room with a washer and dryer. Along with parking for 4 cars.

It is centrally located in Moonridge just 1 mile from Bear Mountain (walking distance to their shuttle parking). It’s a mile and a half to Snow Summit and about the same to the lake. With year around activities this is a perfect getaway any time you need it.

Also please note there is a two night minimum and a three night minimum during the holidays.

Keywords: Mid Century Modern Cabin

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Danielle Steckler
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2016

About Danielle Steckler

I am a caterer and my husband, David, is in the entertainment business. We live in Echo Park, California and actually met at a bar just down the street from where we live. We have a six year old daughter Niko, who we named our home after. We love living in the city but we also love getting away and cozying up in front of the beautiful fireplace at Niko's Nido.

Danielle Steckler purchased this cabin in 2009

Why Danielle Steckler chose Big Bear Lake

David and I are both Angelenos thru and thru, as you can see from the picture!, with lots of great memories of Big Bear from our childhood till now. After the birth of our daughter Niko, we were inspired to get this unique cabin as a close to home retreat for her to build memories of a life outside the hustle of city living. When we found this midcentury "cabin" we just couldn't resist.

What makes this cabin unique

What makes our home special is the architecture, you wont find anything else like this in Big Bear.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The PERFECT couples retreat. Super stylish, clean and cozy...a rarity up here! There's no better way to do Big Bear than at Niko's Nido. We will definitely be back for some more!
Nov 2010
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based on 19 traveler reviews

Mid Century Modern Cabin Minutes from Slopes and Lake
average rating of 4.4736843 based on 21 reviews

Muy buena experiencia.

  • 4 of 5

Recomiendo la propiedad. Muy buena para hasta 6 personas.

Un poco incomodo el hecho de que no dejan caminar con zapatos por el tapete blanco.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Owner was great...she responded to all my questions within a few hours if not immediately. The place was just as pictured, beautiful! It was so cozy and comfortable for our family of 4. It had everything we needed and very well maintained. We will definitely stay there again on our next trip to Big Bear!

Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Niko's Nido

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful mid century modern cabin! Great hosts and an overall great experience. When we rent another cabin in Big Bear it will be Niko's Nido.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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A Real Gem

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had such a wonderful stay at Niko’s Nido. It was such a unique, special space with an incredible layout. Danielle was very responsive and helpful and the house was so well stocked and furnished – everything we needed and wanted was there. As much as we enjoyed boating and hiking in Big Bear, we looked forward to coming home to cook dinner and spend our nights in this beautiful house.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Finally, a rental with style.

  • 5 of 5

Well designed. Well managed. Carpet is white, and you can tell they struggle to keep it clean. Same with the Red sofa. Neither bothered us. Certainly one of the best experiences on VRBO for me.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Spacious, light, comfortable, 60's Modern Cabin in Big Bear

  • 4 of 5

Lovely large windows and deck areas in a quiet residential neighbourhood. Super comfortable beds and great shower and big bath. Good value for money. I would like to come back in winter so as to use the awesome fireplace and it's so near the skiing.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Nearest Airport
38 Miles
San Bernardino International Airport
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Captain's Anchorage
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Bear Mountian
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Upper Moonridge Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Thanskgiving 2016
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 27 2016
4 night minimum stay
Winter 2016
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 23 2016
2 night minimum stay
Christmas/NYE 2016
Dec 24 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Jan 2 2017 - Apr 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer/Fall 2017
Apr 2 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
Christmas/NYE 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Jan 2 2018 - Apr 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Upper Moonridge Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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