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Ideal Family Retreat That You Will Always Remember!

People9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cabin
People
9
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cabin in Lower Moonridge - Tree Bear's Hideaway

3 bedroom, 2 bath - large family room and gorgeous kitchen

Tree Bear’s Hideaway, also read about us at: TreeBearsHideaway.com, has only recently been made available as a vacation rental for the first time. For 35 years, Tree Bear's was an immaculately cared for full time family home. And that love and care is what makes Tree Bear’s special among family retreats. It’s what you really want for your family – clean, beautiful, inviting, warm and wonderful. You will feel like you are in your very own mountain home.

We had long wanted a home in beautiful Big Bear, California. And we searched many months through many listings to find the right home. We wanted quality. We wanted beauty. We wanted a home that felt like we had always lived there. In 2012, our dream came true when we found this gem after such a long summer and fall of searching. It was love at first sight. We loved the beautiful large park-like yard with its elegant landscaping. The spacious kitchen with its granite counter tops and luxury range were eye popping. Breakfast on the deck. Dinners around the large dining table. Being with family and friends as we watched the fireplace crackle in the spacious living room. Four seasons of ever changing views through the glass walls. And finally, curling up in the wonderful beds after a long day on the slopes or at the lake. These were the experiences that made Tree Bear’s special, and we hope you will enjoy being here as much as we do.

We can’t say it enough. We LOVE the setting. When you are here you are truly in a very private and peaceful setting with lots of space to entertain on the wrap around deck, cook outdoors on the gas BBQ, soak in the hot tub under the trees. The lot is both sloped and terraced, fully landscaped with lawns, paths and amazing trees, so it's great for either sunbathing, reading a book, or your own private snow sledding.

You can enter thru a door that opens into the garage, which makes a great mud room in the winter, lots of space for storing your gear, and here you will find the washer and dryer.

Up the stairs on the next level are the living/dining rooms, kitchen, and 1 bedroom with full bath. With a south facing exposure, and 3 sliding glass doors, this level is very bright and airy. It has the perfect angle for dining as the sun sets thru the trees. The living room has a huge cozy couch, which can easily seat a crowd, just in front of the large wood burning fireplace and 50' flat screen with surround sound. Wireless internet, cable TV and phone service will keep you connected to the world. (That is only if you want to stay connected! Many seem to want to escape into the comfort and seclusion for special family time.)

With the open concept in mind, the dining area, with a large table for everyone to sit around, resides between the living and kitchen spaces.

Opening onto the living/dining space is my favorite room: the kitchen, a dream to cook in. Recently remodeled, it features granite counters with island, stainless steel professional grade appliances, including a 6 burner Viking stove with double oven, cherry wood cabinets, and a gas burning fireplace for additional ambiance. That’s right - there is a second fireplace just for the kitchen. You will love this feature in the winter. The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you need to cook up and serve an amazing feast in style. If you love to cook you will love Tree Bear’s kitchen.

On the third level are two bedrooms and a bath with shower.

The back bedroom has a king size bed, hillside views, and a ceiling fan.

The front bedroom we call the “Three Bears Room.” It is huge, about 15ft by 17ft. There are matching log beds: a queen, a full and a twin. Great kids retreat. The sliding glass doors and a skylight let in lots of sun during the day, and star gazing thru the tree tops at night. The balcony also make for a great place to check out new fallen snow in the morning or have a cup of coffee.

All of the beds in the home feature luxury sheets, pillow top mattresses, fluffy down comforters, and mountain décor quilts.

The overall décor of the home is light, bright and airy, with soft neutrals and sage greens, both wood flooring and carpets, woodsy pictures and of course, the Big Bear mountain flair.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Marianne Sullivan
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
7 December, 2016
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About Marianne Sullivan

Kirk and I both spent many years in mountain resort towns in our 20's, and it was a shared dream of ours for many years to own a mountain retreat within a reasonable distance to our home in Orange County. Big Bear Lake has year round activities, and for us is the perfect getaway, any season of the year.

Marianne Sullivan purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Marianne Sullivan chose Big Bear Lake

Ambiance: one of the first reviews we received in our Tree Bear's Hideaway guest book summed it up for us:

“Thanks you very much for renting us your beautiful home! We came up with family for a lovely week and we loved it here! We didn't have to leave your home at all because we found so many fun things to do. You have a great property for sledding and snowball fights. We loved the well equipped kitchen which was a joy to cook in. We definitely made some awesome memories, :)! Signed: the Sanchez, Perez and Hernandez families. We love that in the winter, the home is well laid out for a couple of families, with lots to do and space to do it, games, movies, meals and relaxing. In the summer the deck is the place to be, and honestly, the grounds are so like a park, you hardly know there other cabins nearby.”

Location! Big Bear is easily accessed from anywhere in the Orange County/LA area. From our home in Fullerton, we can easily be here in 1 1/2 hours. We also love the lower Moonridge neighborhood for it's ease of access in the winter, and close proximity to skiing(you can walk to Bear Mountain, .05 miles); and while it's easy to get to the Lake, we wanted to not be too close to the crowds and congestion that Lake properties can sometimes be subjected to.

Our home has parking for 4 cars. There is flat, easy access for two cars. The additional parking is on one those classic Big Bear steep driveways, which can park 3 cards, however it is not helpful to 'low profile' cars. In winter conditions the grade will require 4wd and chains or snow tires. Therefore we recommend car pooling and planning for two vehicles, if possible in winter conditions. Please call us directly if you have any other questions regarding parking.

What makes this cabin unique

Our yard is a sanctuary. Even the many birds who wake us in the morning with their songs think so! Bring some unsalted peanuts for the Blue Birds, they love them! Buy your favorite brand of coffee, brew up a strong early morning cup and listen to the wind rustle thru the aspens. It's magical.

The landscaping is the first sign of the many years of love and care that make Tree Bear's Hideaway a special place for making family memories.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

Ideal Family Retreat That You Will Always Remember!
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
5

This property is spectacular. House is well stocked, cozy and ample room. STELLAR DECK ! A true find

  • 5 of 5

My family and I would return to this property at the drop of a hat. It is so well stocked that everything you need is in the exact place you would expect to find it. So user-friendly and comfortable. High-quality appliances and a true cooks kitchen.The wraparound deck is the star of the show. Surrounded by trees with a beautiful grassy flat patch of lawn. Terrific. Plenty of room to sleep nine if need be… But three couples can manage a weekend without being on top of each other. A beautiful kitchen with every amenity you could dream of. The owners are super easy to communicate with and there's absolutely no hassle involved in renting this place from start to finish. We have many years of experience in rentals and this has been one of my finest experiences.check it out before renting anywhere else in Big Bear/Moon Ridge area.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Angeles, California
5

Beautiful house, great location.

  • 5 of 5

This house is exactly like the pictures. It’s very spacious and close to the summit and downtown. It’s stocked with everything you could possibly need. We’re a family of 4 plus our in-laws and had plenty of space for everyone. The kitchen is very comfortable and everything is in good condition. Marianne was very helpful and accommodating to our needs.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful home in a wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

My family was looking for a local (within 2 hours of our home) location in the mountains. Big Bear was a wonderful choice. Temperatures never got over 80 degrees.

We found a great 3 bedroom, 2 bath home that was very comfortable and well maintained. It had a gourmet kitchen, nice living and dining area and a great deck with a Jacuzzi. They also provided all the amenities we needed. All we needed was our food for the week. Their property is fairly secluded and in a nice area of Big Bear...close to the lake, the mountain and shopping. We felt very comfortable and "at home". Also, the home owner was very responsive to a few minor issues we had. Overall, we had a great week and hope to experience it again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tom, so happy to hear your week in Big Bear was all you hoped, especially the weather. We will welcome you and your family back anytime. Marianne
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San Diego, CA
5

Perfect place!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the cabin! My favorite part was the kitchen - no need to eat out! Our two little ones (ages 5 and 2) had a great time exploring and enjoying the house. Very convenient to everything and plenty of space. Hot tub is perfect for watching the stars. I hope we are fortunate enough to come back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Orange County, CA
5

Amazing Tree Bear Getaway

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place! Beautiful setting, amazing gourmet kitchen, cozy fireplace, nice hot tub - and more! We had such a relaxing & fun family time. The zoo was a great family outing within walking distance. We really can't say enough about what a terrific place this is. Thank you for sharing your mountain home with us! We look forward to returning.

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad that you got the kids over to the Zoo, it's always a hit with the little ones.
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Orange County
5

Mother's Day Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Serene is the best adjective I can think of to describe this home! Our family of 5, plus both sets of grandparents enjoyed a wonderful Mother's Day weekend at Tree Bears! It is large enough to comfortably fit all of us for games, movies, meals and sleeping! We never felt crowded or lacking in space, but at the same time felt very intimate. Everything was exactly as described and even better! We were thrilled to find that we could all fit around the table for meals! The loft bedroom with gorgeous views (especially the skylight where we could see the stars at night) was everyone's favorite. Each room is super clean and inviting. It feels like we've always known this place! A true "home away from home" from the moment we arrived! We loved this cabin and HIGHLY recommend it! Next time, we want to stay longer.

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Ontario International
Nearest Golf
0.05 Miles
Moonridge Gold Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.75 Miles
The Bear Belly Deli
Nearest Ski
0.05 Miles
Bear Mountain and Snow Summit
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Big Bear Lake
Car: recommended

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Lower Moonridge, Big Bear Lake

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Christmas mid week 2016
20 Dec 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£2,030
for 3 nights
From
£618
 
 
Christmas 2016
23 Dec 2016 - 25 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£2,295
for 3 nights
From
£706
 
 
Pre New Year's
26 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£1,236
for 2 nights
From
£530
 
 
New Year's Eve
28 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
£3,001
 
 
Winter 2017
3 Jan 2017 - 16 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£794
for 2 nights
From
£309
From
£485
Fri,Sat
 
 
Presidents Weekend
17 Feb 2017 - 19 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,699
for 3 nights
From
£508
 
 
Winter 2017
20 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£794
for 2 nights
From
£309
From
£485
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£883
for 2 nights
From
£353
From
£441
Fri,Sat
£3,707
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £159 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £398
Tax Rate 11.0%

Our home provides parking for 3 cars only. There is parking for 2 cars at flat street level; the main driveway is steep, and not recommended for low profile cars. In Winter Conditions the main driveway is accessible with 4 WD/chains only. There will be a $100 fee if trash not removed from home after a stay, will be withdrawn from your security deposit. There is no tax on stays longer than 30 days.


Rates are subject to change until Reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Lower Moonridge in Big Bear

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1872 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , This bedroom is downstairs and has a full bath attached.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , This bedroom is adjacent to a bathroom with a shower.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , This bedroom is huge! We call it the 3 bears room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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