The Lake House at the Shores of Big Bear Lake

The Lake House at the Shores of Big Bear Lake


Property Details

Updated: Oct 25, 2014
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14

Our large family friendly home is located at the shores of Big Bear Lake and within 100 steps to the water line. The upstairs bedrooms, living room and front deck all have lovely lake views. Our home was recently renovated (2013) to accommodate large families or groups and everything was purchased new in 2013 during the renovations and remodeling. We supply all the sheets, towels, cookware, dishes and appliances.

The Lake House has a ton of space to relax and enjoy your vacation. We have a mini-billiards table and air hockey table, take a dip in our private outdoor Jacuzzi, play mini-billiards and air hockey in the Sleeping loft/game area, have a cozy fire in the wood burning fireplace, check your e-mails with the free WiFi, watch a movie on one of the 3 TV's (with free cable), walk across the street to fish or swim and in the winter let the kids go sledding in the backyard.

We have 3 bedrooms, a large sleeping loft, 2 bathrooms and beds for 14 guests. The downstairs bedroom has a Queen sized bed and a twin roll-away bed. There is a bathroom with a shower and tub right next to this bedroom. The Living room has a Queen sleeper sofa. The upstairs Sleeping loft has a Queen sized sofa bed and a large bathroom with a shower. The upstairs Guest Room 1 has a comfortable queen sized bed and a view of the lake. Upstairs Guest Room 2 has 2 twin beds and also has a lake view.

The Kitchen is set up with everything you need to make a memorable meal. We have supplied dishes and silverware for 14. There is a dish washer, microwave, a gas range and a gas oven. We also supply a crock pot, rice cooker, coffee maker and many other small appliances.

The backyard has a small hill which is great for kids to sled on and there is plenty of room to build snowmen or have a snowball fight.

Keywords: The Lake House, Bear Lake, Spacious, Luxurious, remodeled, Clean, Cabin, Large and Roomy, Comfortable, Family Friendly, Lodge, 4 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, Near Lake, lake view, near boating, Near Lifts, Near Skiing, Near Snowboarding, Near Sledding, Near Shopping, Jacuzzi, Billiards, Game Room, Gourmet Kitchen, Internet, WiFi, Pool Table, Sleeps 14, Snow Summit, Bear Mountain, Fireplace, Bunny Hill and so much more!

More Details
  • Sleeps 14
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Towels provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

We are an active family and enjoy using our mountain retreat for all the activities that exist in the Big Bear Valley. We never run out of places to explore and adventures share, which made Big Bear Lake the perfect location for us to buy a vacation home of our own. One day, we’d like to retire up here – until then, we’re content to try to keep up with our kids! There are endless options of things to do and see here, all under the glorious California sunshine. We hope that you’ll enjoy all that The Lake House at the Shores of Big Bear Lake has to offer!

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Guestbook comments from the owner

This is probably the best home I have vacationed in; it is truly a beautiful piece of property. We live at the Beach and this was by far superior. This is across from the lake, there are hiking trails and a short drive to both ski resorts (Snow Summit & Bear Mountain). The beds are fantastic, there is a mini-pool table, games and a Hot tub. It is like being at your friends home, nothing like a typical rental. Free access to the internet on the WIFI, many cable movies and games. There was absolutely nothing missing, it is truly set up for 10-14 people, nothing missing. Have a wonderful time!!
Jan 2014
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The Lake House at the Shores of Big Bear Lake
+1 -949 295-7171
Big Bear Lake Big Bear

The Perfect House!

  • 5 of 5
There were 6 adults and 5 children in our group and the house was perfect for our needs! The deck is where we spent most of our time when we were there which offered a great view of the lake and plenty of space for all of us to enjoy! The house was very clean and everything was new and updated. The owner was very friendly and accommodating throughout our stay! We will definitely stay here again...
  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
The Lake House at the Shores of Big Bear Lake
+1 -949 295-7171
Big Bear Lake Big Bear

The Lake House was perfect for our family reunion,

  • 5 of 5
For the last 33 years we have had a cousin reunion in the mountains. Several times at Big Bear, the Lake House was perfect for our family ages from 60's to 5 years old. We loved it!
  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad all of the cousins and the kids had a great time. We look forward to your return to the Lake House and next time well have the lights on and Jacuzzi all warmed up!
The Lake House at the Shores of Big Bear Lake
+1 -949 295-7171
Big Bear Lake Big Bear
Orange County, CA

An Excellent Value for a Lovely Home!

  • 5 of 5
Your house was perfect for our family vacation trip to Big Bear. Everyone in our family had a great trip and we especially loved your house and the location. It was so nice to stay such a well maintained home that was clean and ready when we arrived. The spa and deck were among our favorite amenities and it was very nice for the kids to have their own separate gathering area in the sleeping loft. The owners were very pleasant to deal with and made the check in process very easy. Staying here was an excellent value for a very nice home.
  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Lisa,

It was our pleasure to have your family as our guest at The Lake House. I was glad to see that your kids loved being able to walk across the street to go fishing and swimming. Also, thank you for sending me the photo of the the "huge" fish they caught. We look forward to your return this winter.




From the Owner

For years I admired this home with its lake views, excellent location and vintage cottage charm and I dreamed of one day owning it. So when the property went up for sale, we decided to buy it. Our family loves nature and playing outdoors! That's one of the main reasons we chose to buy our vacation home in the city of Big Bear Lake. Due to our work schedules we needed to have a place that our family could escape to within a couple of hours. Big Bear is just a short (and easy) 2 hour drive from our home in Orange County, and only slightly longer for our extended family and friends in Los Angeles and San Diego Counties. Access up the mountain is easy with 3 highways leading up the mountain and right in to the city of Big Bear Lake. Drive time is an important factor when you want to ski and travel on the same day. Big Bear truly is a 4 season resort area with so much to do year round. We love being centrally located to so many fun activities in every season -- awesome mountain & trail biking throughout Big Bear Valley, hiking & wildlife viewing, fishing & boating on Big Bear Lake and of course great snowboarding & skiing at Snow Summit and Bear Mountain.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Big Bear City Airport at 4 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Cowboy Restaurant & Bar at 0.1 Miles Nearest Golf : Bear Mountain Golf Club at 4 Miles Nearest Motorway : 330, 18, 38 at 0.25 Miles Nearest Restaurant : There are many excellent Restaurants to choose at 0.1 Miles Nearest Ski : Snow Summit Ski Resort & Bear Mountain Ski Resort at 2 Miles Nearest Beach : Cowboy Beach at 0.25 Miles Car: recommended

Our lovely lakeside cottage is in the perfect Big Bear Lake location, directly across the street from the lake but within walking distance to the Big Bear Marina and the Village shopping area. Bring your water toys and boats as a boat dock can be rented at the local marina for a minimal fee.

In the winter our home is so cozy you may not want to leave the house. However, if you choose to venture outside the local ski lifts are just a couple minutes away. Snow Summit and Bear Mountain Ski Resorts are Southern Californians favorite local ski areas. Also, purchase a ticket to one resort and you can ski at both!


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Updated: Oct 25, 2014

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
October Fest
Oct 1 - Oct 30
2 night minimum stay
Nov 22 - Nov 30
4 night minimum stay
Early Winter
Dec 1 2014 - Dec 18 2014
2 night minimum stay
Christmas season
Dec 20 2014 - Dec 29 2014
4 night minimum stay
New Years Eve
Dec 30 2014 - Jan 4 2015
3 night minimum stay
Winter Ski Season
Jan 5 2015 - Jan 15 2015
2 night minimum stay
MLK Weekend
Jan 16 2015 - Jan 19 2015
3 night minimum stay
Winter Ski Season
Jan 20 2015 - Feb 12 2015
2 night minimum stay
Valentines /Presidents Weekend
Feb 13 2015 - Feb 16 2015
3 night minimum stay
Spring Ski Season
Feb 17 2015 - Mar 26 2015
2 night minimum stay
Mar 27 2015 - Apr 12 2015
3 night minimum stay
Late Spring
Apr 13 2015 - May 21 2015
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Weekend
May 22 2015 - May 25 2015
3 night minimum stay
Early Summer
May 26 2015 - Jun 18 2015
2 night minimum stay
Father's Day
Jun 19 2015 - Jun 21 2015
2 night minimum stay
Mid Summer
Jun 22 2015 - Jun 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
4th of July
Jul 1 2015 - Jul 8 2015
3 night minimum stay
Summer Peak
Jul 9 2015 - Aug 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
Sep 3 - Sep 30
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

  • Resort fee $25 + Tax
  • Cleaning Fee $200 + Tax
  • Refundable damage deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 8.0%

Rates are subject to change and are not guaranteed until reservations are confirmed and deposits paid. Rates do not include Taxes, Cleaning or Resort Fee.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


From the Owner

The Lake House at the Shores of Big Bear Lake has been a wonderful vacation home in so many ways. After purchasing the home in (2013) we remodeled our home with the idea of hosting large groups of friends and families. At that time almost everything was replaced and upgraded. Our great mountain home, can easily house up to 14 people. The home is unique in that the massive front deck can easily accommodate 14 or more at the patio tables and an additional 6 at the dining table while enjoying the a lake view. Having multiple entertaining areas house allows for large groups to relax together while still having their own space. The little kids can sled in the backyard on our own small private bunny hill. Experience the large 40 x 30 private deck, grill and hot tub while enjoying the starry night sky. Relax in the Family room with the giant fireplace and your favorite book. Prepare a hearty meal for friends and family in the modern kitchen. End the evening with a game pool in the Sleeping Loft or cuddle up and watch a movie. Our home is located in the prestigious lakeside community of Gibraltar Point, a quiet residential community. The streets are flat and maintained by the city so during periods of heavy snow our property is still easily accessible. When more than a couple inches of snow falls, our plow service will clear the driveway for you. In the Winter, there is no parking on the city streets but we have a very large, driveway that fits 6 cars. The lake is directly across the street and in the Summer our renters have access to a boat slip at a small additional fee. Big Bear Lake is a public lake that is 7 miles long and has 21 miles of shoreline.

Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub ...


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

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Village
  • Water View


  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 1900 sq. ft.


  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bathroom - toilet, combination tub/shower, We supply soft fluffy towels
  • Upstairs Bathroom - toilet, shower, Extra large bathroom has double sink basins
  • We supply soft fluffy towels and beach towels for your use during your stay.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Upstairs Queen Bedroom - 1 queen, Room has a lovely lake view with highend designer linens
  • Upstairs Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single, Bedroom has a lovely lake view and comfortable twin beds
  • Sleeping Loft/Game Room - 2 sleep sofa /futon, Sleeping loft has queen sleeper, TV & Game tables
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen, Queen bed with with a view of our private backyard
  • We provide our guests with highend, high threadcount designer linens, cozy blankets and fluffy pillows. Extra roll away beds can be found in the Sleeping loft closet and in the master bedroom closet.


  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Our house was renovated in 2013 and almost everything was replaced. We supply New Pots & Pans, New Appliances, New Towels, New Linens, New Service Wear, New Dishes, New Sofa, New Beds, New Mattresses, New Pillows and was Professionally Decorated in a Lakeside Cottage Style. Located directly across the street from the Lake & walking distance to Cowboy Beach, to dining to The Village Shopping. We are close to Motorcycle trails and biking distance to mountain bike trails. We provide seasonal interior decorations. There is a small bunny hill in our backyard & there are sleds to borrow during your stay.
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