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Bear Haven Cabin-Family friendly-Arcade table-Central Heat-2 miles from Bear Mountain resort! 1/2 block to 700 acre hiking preserve.
1670 Sqft Cabin hosted by Mark & Suzie
8 Guests . 3 Bedrooms . 2 Bathrooms

Overview

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Bear Haven Cabin is a peaceful high elevation escape located within the exclusive High Timber Ranch neighborhood of Upper Moonridge, 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)
55” 4k UHD TV w/premium cable, movies channels and apps like Netflix and Amazon Prime
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
Blender
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, 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!
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Sleeping Configuration

Upstairs master
1 queen bed
Comfortable queen bed and retreat area with leather chair and couch
downstairs bedroom
1 queen bed
Comfy queen bed with large closet
Kids room
1 queen bed, 1 bunk bed
Our third comfy queen bed and a real log bunk beds that the kids are sure to love!

Suitability

Family/Kid Friendly
While we make the house as safe as possible for children the house is not childproof and we do not supply and safety equipment.
Children's books and toys
Parking Included
We have space for 3 cars. There is no street parking allowed by county ordinance,
No Pets Allowed
We are Pet Free due to family allergies.
Not Wheelchair Accessible
Not Suitable for Events
Events, gatherings, parties, meetings, etc. are now banned at rentals by county ordinance.

Amenities

Washing Machine
Iron & Board
Clothes Dryer
Hair Dryer
Linens Provided
Towels Provided
Heating
Ceiling Fan
What we supply
We supply toilet paper, paper towel, linens, bath towels, and some pantry items.
Balcony
Patio
Gas Grill
We have a stainless steel propane BBQ on the kitchen deck. Due to fire hazards charcoal is banned on the mountain.
High Speed Internet
Laptop friendly workspace
Stereo/DVD Player
Game Console
We have a great place to set up your laptop with a wonderful view, a 80s arcade game cocktail table, appletv with many apps
Full Kitchen
Stove
Oven
Fridge
Dishwasher
Microwave
Toaster
Coffee Maker
Cooking Utensils
We have a full coffee/tea bar with all the fixings, Keurig, drip coffee maker, and french press
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
Fire Extinguisher

Activities

Fishing Charters
Wind surfing
Kitesurf
Sailing
Water skiing
Parasailing
Jet skiing
Water tubing
Rafting
Kayaking
Beach Volleyball
Cross country skiing
Skiing
Snowboarding
Snowmobiling
Sledding
Mountain biking
Hiking
Mountain climbing
Rock climbing
Paragliding
Golf
Miniature Golf
Tennis
Swimming
Cycling
Fishing
Fly fishing
Roller blading
Horseback riding
Walking
Nature Viewing
Bird Watching

Seasonal Pricing

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Reviews (41)

Excellent based on 41 Reviews

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.

Directions

These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route.
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Host

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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Registration ID: 376-CA20140284-SUP-R
Speaks: English
Accepts:
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Guidebooks by Mark & Suzie (6)

Music on the Mountain
We here at Bear Haven Cabin love live music and Big Bear has some great places to enjoy it.
Good Eats!
Our restaurant guide
Activities
Things to do while visiting
Big Bear History
Learn about the fascinating history of Big Bear
Travel
Important information when coming to Big Bear
Community Support
Community causes that we support

Policies and Rules

Check In 4PM - 9PM
Check Out11AM

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.

Minimum age limit for renters: 25
Person signing the rental agreement must be 25 or older and present during the stay. Guests will not be allowed onto property without signer present. Our property manager will meet guests and verify ID of person on the Rental Agreement.
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.

Holiday dates for the 2019-20 season are as follows:
Jan 13-16, Feb 15-18, May 24-27, Jun 30-July 7th, Aug 30-Sept 4, Oct 11-14, Nov 27-Dec 1, Dec 20-Jan 5.
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Bear Haven Cabin 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 has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and was listed on Houfy on Nov 2017

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