A warm and inviting great room for the entire family to gather awaits in our cabin. - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Our 65" SmartTv with many streaming apps, AppleTv, sound bar and Sony PS4 sits above our fireplace for many hours of entertainment options.  - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Beautiful quilts that are hand made by the owner and change with the seasons - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Bay windows provide a beautiful view - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Pub table hand made by the owner for a romantic dinner for two. Spectacular sunsets provided by nature! - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Classic arcade game table with hundreds of games - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
A warm fire during the holidays makes for a cozy family gathering. - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Our cabin's seasonal tree is decorated to celebrate the seasons and holidays throughout the year.  - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Our well stocked kitchen has most everything you need to make a great meal - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Bar top seating means the chef is never far from the conversation - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
A starter amount of complimentary coffee, tea, hot cocoa are provided - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Large level lot is a great area for the kids to play - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Our lower deck is nestled in the shade of oak trees - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Our cabin has a modern washer/dryer installed in 2019 - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Summer evening on the upper deck - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Sunset after an evening thunderstorm - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
At one of the highest elevations in Big Bear Valley we get lots of snow.  - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Sunset as seen from the upper deck - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Lots of seating in the Great room for your whole family! - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
This is our second home so the kitchen has practically everything you need to make s simple breakfast or a holiday meal! - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Kitchen appliances were all updated in summer of 2019 - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
All new appliances installed in Summer of 2019 - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Downstairs bedroom with a queen bed and a real log bunk beds that the kids will love - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Downstairs bedroom with a view to the backyard - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Downstairs bedroom with a queen bed - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Upstairs bath. Each floor has its own water heater! - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Upper bathroom with separate shower and bath tub - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Downstairs bathroom with spacious shower and it's own water heater! - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Downstairs bedroom is bright and airy with a queen bed - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Dining table with views - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
A view to the upper deck from the cabin's upper bedroom - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Our Cabin has a King Size bed with a real log headboard in the upper bedroom - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Sneak away from the rest of the cabin and relax in the upper bedroom - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
The upper bedroom is on the same floor as the cabin's kitchen and great room. - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
The cabin's bunk room boasts a real log bunk bed and stuffed big bears for the kids to cuddle with - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
Important information about our cabin - Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake
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Bear Haven Cabin is a modern home with all the amenities of a full time home. Well insulated, w/central heat to keep you and your family warm on a chilly winters nights. Bear Haven is a lovingly decorated second home that can easily host two small families or just one in comfort and mountain style. Located in a quiet residential neighborhood Yet we are still close to Bear Mountain resort, the zoo, golfing, shopping, dining and the lake, all are just minutes away.

Before booking make sure to read full description. Use "Contact host" to inquire about the availability of your dates as we are on multiple listing sites.

We are a pet-free home due to severe family allergies. We do not allow any pets of any kind (service and/or emotional support pets included) into our home. Occupancy is limited to 6 adults maximum and 2 or more children ages 17 and under up to 8 people total (including infants).

Bear Haven Cabin is a peaceful high elevation escape located in Upper Moonridge, only minutes from Bear Mountain resort in Big Bear Lake, California.

Enjoy solitude and tree house like views out over the fir and oak treetops of gorgeous Bear Valley. Private without being remote, enjoy Bear Mountain skiing, golf, hiking, biking, boating, swimming, fishing and much more! Only a short 10 minute drive from Big Bear's Alpine Animal Zoo, shopping, dining and nightlife.

Great room sits on the upper floor with views out all the windows:

3 comfortable couches
Pub table custom made by Mark (owner)
65" 4k UHD TV with apps like Netflix, HBO, ESPN+, Youtube TV, Amazon Prime and others
Classic 1980s arcade game table
Wood burning fireplace
Quilts hand made by Suzie (owner)
Old photos and artwork by local artists.

Kitchen has granite counters and is fully stocked with most everything you need to make a great meal (this is our second home).

Crock pot
Waffle iron
Electric hand mixer
Keurig, Mr. Coffee drip, french press
Full compliment of pots and pans, utensils, spices, condiments, and many other items.

Kitchen has a breakfast bar that seats three.

Dining area has large table that can seat six comfortably, with great views out our large windows.

Kitchen deck has a cocktail table and large stainless steel BBQ, Upper front deck has plenty of chairs and a picnic table for the summer months.

All three bedrooms have comfortable queen mattresses and we have one real log bunk bed for the kids.

The house is warmed by central heat and is extremely well insulated. Bear Haven has TWO water heaters; one for each floor so there should always be plenty of hot water!

Bear Haven sits on a large flat lot with lots of room for the kids to play, there are open areas behind us and half a block away are trails that lead into a 700 acre preserve.

We have seen bears, deer, coyotes, raccoons, squirrels, chipmunks, and so many different birds around the cabin. Bring some seed and fill up the feeder on the back deck, then sit back and wait to see all the critters that come! Our daughter has even had the Nuthatches eat seeds right out of her hand

Bear Haven is our second home and we have made it a comfortable, warm, and inviting place for all of our family to gather.

Personal touches like hand made furniture, hand made quilt wall hangings, paintings by local artists, taxidermy, old photos showing Big Bear history decorate the cabin. Cleanliness is highly important to us so Bear Haven is professionally cleaned after each guest, so whether it is your family or our ours that is the next to arrive it is ready, clean and sparkling!

Our family has made many special memories at Bear Haven and we hope your family will too!

You are renting the entire house and property. Guests will meet with our property manager at check in. Guest will be asked to verify ID. Only the responsible guest on the rental agreement is allowed to check in.

We have a Property Manager available

For our guests who love to hike, we are half a block away from a 700 acre preserve with hiking trails, know as the San Bernardino Mountains Land Trust. We are close to skiing, snowboarding, golfing, the zoo, shopping, dining, boating, and the lake.

We have a private driveway that will fit two vehicles.

We do not allow check in on holidays Dec 24/25 and Dec 31/Jan 1
Guest requirements: We limit our guest's list to only members of a single, vertical, family/household. Grandparents/parents/children are acceptable, however, groups with members outside of this arrangement should contact us before booking.
Bear Haven Cabin is located in the mountains and is close to a national forest. Be aware that forest animals are frequently seen in the neighborhood. Guest should always use caution and common sense when outdoors.

Sleeping Configuration

Bedroom on main (upper) floor
1 king bed
Same floor as great room and kitchen
Bedroom on lower floor
1 queen bed
Bedroom on lower floor with bunk beds
1 queen bed, 1 bunk bed
Bedroom on lower floor

Scenic views

Mountain view




Washing Machine
Iron & Board
Hair Dryer
Linens Provided
Full Kitchen
Private Garden
Gas Grill
High Speed Internet
Laptop friendly workspace
Smart TV
Security Cameras

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Nearby activities

Fishing Charters
Water skiing
Jet skiing
Miniature Golf


Child friendly
While we make the house as safe as possible for children. However, the house is not childproof and we do not supply safety equipment.
Children's books and toys
No events allowed
Events, gatherings, parties, meetings, etc. are now banned at rentals by county ordinance.
No smoking allowed
No smoking is allowed inside the cabin this includes; tobacco, vaping, e-cigs, and marijuana.
Parking Included
We have space for 2 vehicles in the driveway. There is no street parking allowed by county ordinance,

Getting around

We are located in Upper Moonridge near a 700 acre preserve. All major mapping apps will get you to our door with ease.
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We are Mark & Suzie and we would like to welcome you to Bear Haven Cabin. Mark has been coming here since he was a young child when his parents bought their first cabin in Big Bear City back in the early 1970s. Mark and Suzie met in High school and that is when he introduced her to the beautiful Big Bear Valley. We are fortunate to have our home not far from Bear Haven and spend most of our time there when we are not traveling for work. We have traveled all over North America and stayed in many cabins and always have used VRBO to book just like many of our guests have. We have had many wonderful stays along with a few clunkers. From these experiences we have learned what we like and what we think our guests would enjoy.
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Member since: November 2017
Speaks: English


Music on the Mountain
We here at Bear Haven Cabin love live music and Big Bear has some great places to enjoy it.
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Policies and Rules

Check In: 4PM - 9PM
Our Property Manager will meet you upon your arrival to give you your personal door code, go over the rental agreement, verify ID and CC used to pay, and walk you through the cabin. Only the person who signed the rental agreement may check in, no 3rd party check ins are allowed.
Check Out: 11AM
No pets
We are a PET FREE home due to family allergies. T
Minimum age limit for renters: 25
You must be at least 25 years of age to rent
Maximum occupancy
We allow up to 6 adults and 2 or more children for a maximum of 8 total
House Rules
-Must be 25 years or older to rent
-Sign our Rental Agreement
-Complete Guest vehicle list as required by SB County Code
-Provided a copy of government issued ID showing home address(Number may be blacked out)
-We are a PET-FREE home, due to family allergies we do not allow any kind of animals into our home. This includes Service/Emotional Support animals.
-Late check in (9-11pm) is available for an additional charge
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Payment Policy
We accept checks 14 days prior to arrival. We accept Square and use them to process credit cards. We will send an invoice via Square and you can choose your method of payment (we never see your credit card information)
Refundable Damage Deposit
You will be invoiced separately for the security deposit. We will refund the full amount within 7 days less any costs for damages.
Cancellation Policy
Cancellation Policy:
Non-Holiday: Reservations cancelled 14 days or more in advance will receive a full refund. Reservations cancelled less than 14 days prior to arrival are subject to a charge of the then one nights standard rental fee plus a $50 cancellation fee or one half the rental fee, whichever is greater.

Holiday reservations or reservations for 4 days or more (long term) that are cancelled 30 days or more prior to arrival date will receive a full refund less a $50 cancellation fee. Holiday or long term reservations cancelled less than 30 prior to date of arrival are subject to a fee of up to the full amount of the rental for the reservation.

In the event of a late cancellation for any reservation, if we are able to book another guest for the same dates, we will provide a full refund less any shortfall in rental fees from the replacement reservation(s) and any expenses incurred.
In the event that the property becomes uninhabitable due to an act of nature (i.g. flooding, fire, plumbing failure) Lessee shall be entitled to a full refund of monies paid to property owner. Lessee agrees to hold property owner harmless for any and all costs above the amount paid to property owner for loss of travel, additional expenses incurred for travel expenses and/or replacement property, or any other expenses related to the loss of use of this property.

We strongly encourage guests to purchase travel insurance to protect themselves against unforeseen events that could alter their travel plans.
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Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake is a Cabin located in Big Bear Lake, California, United States. This Cabin is available for short term lodging and accommodates 8 guests
Bear Haven Cabin - Big Bear Lake has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and was listed on Houfy on Nov 2017

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