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'The Grand' Big Bear Luxury Lakefront Log Home - Private Dock

19 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights


Boulder Bay House Rental Photos and Description

Log Home, 3 Bedrooms + Private Loft, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6 adults/4 children)

This beautifully decorated home with its spectacular views is unlike any other in Big Bear Lake. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac on Inspiration Point at the far reaches of Boulder Bay, the views are breathtaking from every direction. Expect an 'over the top' experience when staying in this home. The unique living space offers a cozy and comfortable cabin feeling. The beautiful full round hand peeled logs, the hardwood floors, granite counter tops and comfortable furniture boasts a true mountain home experience. The outdoor patio with fireplace is where you will probably spend much of your time enjoying the view and relaxing as you listen to the mountain sounds next to a crackling fire. The lower patio is a perfect place to relax in an Adirondack chair with your feet up as you watch the 'Pirate Ship' or 'Big Bear Queen' tour boats go by -- have your camera ready! If you are a sun worshiper, you'll enjoy the 3rd patio lakeside, or better yet, go ahead and walk out onto the dock to be even closer to all of the lake action -- fishing, boating, boarding, tubing, kayaking and swimming. As evening approaches, have your camera ready again because you will see some of the most beautiful sunsets ever.

Visit The Village with all of its unique shops and quaint restaurants. Take advantage of countless hiking and biking trails and other attractions. Whatever you like, we are sure you will make wonderful memories at 'The Grand on Inspiration Point' in Big Bear Lake -- Southern California's only Four Season getaway.

Keywords: Lakefront, Log Home/Cabin, Dock, View, Sunsets, Fishing, Boating, Hiking, Skiing, Tubing

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 5, 2016
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Why The Owner chose Big Bear Lake

We have visited Big Bear for years with our children, family and friends, both during the summer and winter, and fell in love with everything it has to offer. We built our log home on Inspiration Point in 1999 and are enjoying it now more than ever.

What makes this house unique

The best deep-water fishing spot on the lake might just be right off the dock at The Grand. During your getaway, you can enjoy the Spring budding or Fall foilage over the mountains that create a unique, picturesque view from any spot in the house or yard. Experience nature and the wildlife at its best including chipmunks, squirrels and an array of birds at play. You might evev witness a visit from one of the raccoon families that reside in the area. No lions and tigers and the only bears you'll see are carved ones.

The neighborhood is wonderful for your morning or evening walks, or to seek out the hidden trails that run along the lake and throughout the hills.

Spring and Fall are very delightful at The Grand. Did you know that May/June have no gloom up here with beautiful blue skies and most of the time September/October are two of our best months weather wise - usually very nice for lake activities.

In all, you'll find getting away from the 'city bustle' is a refreshing and uplifting treat that revives your inner soul and will surely have you coming back for more getaways year after year, season after season.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved your beautiful home at Big Bear. It far exceeded our expectations. We had such a nice time and spent much of our time on the lake. The fishing was outstanding. We always hire the same fishing guide and we just catch and release. We let 18 large trout go right at your dock.

We would like to rent your lovely home again next year around the same time just before the 4th of July week but I think we will be wanting it for 3 nights.

Thank you for renting it to us. Your home created wonderful moments for us.
Jun 2011
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'The Grand' Big Bear Luxury Lakefront Log Home - Private Dock
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews

Amazing Home

  • 5 of 5

Spent 5 days there with our two daughters (5 and 8) and in-laws and had a fantastic time. The house is absolutely gorgeous, meticulously cared for and extremely well-stocked. We were able to rent kayaks for 3 of the days and keep them at the dock, which was awesome for early-morning paddles. Barb was very responsive to questions before and during our stay. We loved sitting by the fire pit in the evenings and watching the lake and stars. We will definitely return to this house when we come back to Big Bear!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy you enjoyed your stay. Hope to have you back soon again!
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Fantastic Weekend

  • 5 of 5

We sold our cabin in Big Bear last year but still love the area and spent Memorial Day Weekend at the Grand. We had a great time. The home is clean, well stocked, and clearly well taken care of. We loved the outdoor table area off the kitchen as it kept us out of the cool breeze and we warmed ourselves by the fireplace there.

Our adult children joined us and everyone loved the spa overlooking the lake. Simply beautiful. The house is a destination by itself and we spent the entire weekend there simply enjoying ourselves. We will definitely return. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You for your review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hope you will return soon again!
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Gorgeous Home

  • 5 of 5

This home is simply amazing with sweeping views throughout. It is neatly appointed with everything you could desire. Barb had told my wife that the kitchen was well stocked, but I trucked up with my knives and banker's box filled with spices. I could have left nearly all of them at home! The kids had an amazing time, it's like they had their own house. We really enjoyed the private dock and outdoor dining area. We will definitely be back. Thank you for sharing your home!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you had an enjoyable stay and we hope to see you back soon!
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Los Angeles

Amazing Experience

  • 5 of 5

We do an annual Big Bear trip every Feb/March. This cabin was by far the BEST experience we had in all these years! The views are breathtaking as is the cabin itself. There is so much attention to detail in this beautiful cabin. It truly felt like we were in our own home...we were so comfortable! The game room is perfect for teenagers/kids- it's like they had their own living quarters! We had the best time ever and we can't wait to return every year to this beautiful cabin! Thank you Barb for a wonderful weekend in your home. You truly designed it with love and we felt it!

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Angeles CA

Great location Great house

  • 5 of 5

Could not ask for more from a house. Great location, clean quarters, everything that is needed in house.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You for your review. We hope to have you back soon again!
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Del Mar, CA

Great Family Getaway at Amazing Location

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I brought our three children to Big Bear for the first time and stayed at the Grand. It truly is an exceptional home in an amazing location. We were just minutes from everything and the views from this home are truly unrivaled. We honestly scoured the coastline to find a home with a better view and there simply isn't one.

The house was a destination itself such that when we weren't out hiking or boating, we were still experiencing the lake either sitting on the dock or on one of the many patios overlooking the lake.

The house is very well appointed inside with lots of things to do (Ping-Pong, billiards, card table, bar) in the winter months, although we didn't use them much during our summer stay.

The owners take extremely good care of the house and there were literally no maintenance or similar issues with the home. Our family has stayed in many high-end vacation rental homes and they all seem to show the wear and tear of being constantly rented. This home is the exception: there is very little wear noticeable on anything.

Overall, I would consider the Grand one of the crown jewels of Big Bear Lake. It is very rare to find such a nice home for rent and in such great condition. Treat yourself to this amazing home and you won't be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay at our home and that you had a fun time while visiting Big Bear. It is the best compliment we can receive knowing that our guests love our home and that they had a comfortable stay. We look forward to your next visit!
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The Big Bear Marina and Pine Knot Marina are in town. They rent pontoons, jet skis and fishing boats for your Spring, Summer and Fall enjoyment, as do other marinas in the area. Tour boats are also available at some of the marina locations. Launch your boat there or at the public landing just across on the North Shore.


Rates & Availability

Boulder Bay House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall 2016
Sep 9 2016 - Nov 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 28 2016
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Nov 29 2016 - Dec 20 2016
2 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years
Dec 21 2016 - Jan 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Jan 3 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Security deposit required
Please inquire about our 2016 Christmas/New Year Holiday rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Boulder Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Private Loft - 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (0), Sleep Sofa or Futons (3). This 3 bedroom home has a private loft that is used as a 4th bedroom.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Outdoor fireplace, Outdoor CD stereo sound, 3 patios, Boat Dock (side tie only)

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