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Lake views, hot tub, fenced yard, pets welcome, walk to village!

Lake views, hot tub, fenced yard, pets welcome, walk to village!


Property Details

Updated: Apr 16, 2015
2 bedroom cottage near lake, newly remodeled.

Enjoy lake views from our recently renovated cabin, just steps from the lake, one mile from the village, and three miles from Snow Summit.

The cabin combines the comfort of a high-end home with the charm of a mountain retreat.

Ask about our special rates for honeymoons, summer and spring break, and pre-and post-deployment leave.

20% discount for active military. Third night free (subject to availability) for a pre or post deployment visit; if you let us know when booking, we are happy to offer a free night as a thank you for your service. If we don't have availability, or you don't have time, let us know anyway and we will figure something out.

----- COMFORT -----

*New Jacuzzi JLX-L luxury hot tub.

*Master bedroom with King-sized Serta Perfect Sleeper and high-definition television.

*Fully fenced backyard.

*High speed WiFi.

*Central heat.

*Double pane windows.

*Propane BBQ.

*Linens and towels.


----- CHARM -----

*Lake Views from the living room and front bedroom.

*Fireplace (electric).

*Original wood floors, freshly sanded and refinished.

*Tongue and groove plank ceilings.

*Professionally decorated, with new couches and beds and arts and crafts era handmade wood furnishings.


*40' wall mounted, flat screen, high definition television in the living room.

*32' wall mounted, high definition, flat screen, 'smart' television in master bedroom.

*Cable, including HBO, Showtime, and Cinemax.

*Netflix and Pandora stream to both televisions.

----- COZY BEDROOMS -----

The cabin comfortably sleeps four adults.

The master bedroom (in the rear) has a King Serta Perfect Sleeper bed, high definition television (with all cable channels and Netflix), and overlooks the back yard.

The front bedroom has a Queen bed and partial lake view.

The living room has a double sleeper sofa. To ensure the comfort of all guests, 4 person maximum occupancy.

Cleanliness is important to us! Both mattresses are new and have been wrapped in fabric mattress covers since purchase and all sheets are bleached before every visit, We pride ourselves on being cleaner than a hotel because we sleep in the beds ourselves when we visit!

If you need extra sheets for any reason, please let me know. There are extra sheets stored throughout the house.


The kitchen has been fully upgraded, with new appliances, granite countertops, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, and every tool needed to make a winter meal. The cabinets are stocked with pots, pans, plates and bowls, flatware, and baking tools. The dining table seats four with the leaf extended.

----- PETS WELCOME -----

We warmly welcome your friendly pets at no additional cost. The back and side yards are fully fenced. The cabin is just steps from the lake.

We apologize, but for liability reasons we require that all dogs stay in the house, in the yard, or on leash. Aggressive dogs are prohibited.

----HOT TUB----

We have just added a new, luxury Jacuzzi brand hot tub with high power jets. Please shower before using and do not bring food or drink into the hot tub.


If you are interested in renting a boat for all or part of your stay, please inquire about our Malibux VLX Wakesetter, which is docked at a local marina.

Boat rental is an additional $300 for 3 hours, plus gas and a $500 deposit. If you want to rent the boat, we will refer you to our captain to confirm dates and times. Packages are available!


We do not warranty that household electronics, including the hot tub, will work. We have many guests and some are not as careful as you would be with these items. If something is not working we will try to replace it as soon as possible, and we will certainly refund any fees you paid for it (e.g., the hot tub fee) but we are not able to offer further refunds. If something major breaks (hot tub, stove, refrigerator, wifi living room television) we will also give you 20% off your next visit or allow you to cancel the remainder of your stay at no charge.

Please note this is a cabin, not a hotel. We do not have full time staff. If the cabin is out of toilet paper, please buy some and we will happily reimburse you. If the BBQ is out of propane, please take the tank to the 711, have it refilled, and we will reimburse you. If we are out of salt . . .well, you get the idea. We have many comforts at the cabin, because it is our own, but we cannot promise it will be restocked like a hotel. What we can promise is we will reimburse for anything you buy for the house and will respond quickly to any issues.

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

Alex and Christina live on the beach in Los Angeles with their three Siberian Huskies. They met in law school, got engaged 9 months later, and have been married since 2004. Alex enjoys snow boarding and surfing and is passionate about conservation. He is actively involved with several animal rescue organizations, with a particular focus on elephants. Christina grew up in the Tahoe foothills, but, at 36, is still learning to ski. She loves reading and going to the spa, and completed her first marathon in 2014.

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April 16, 2015

13 Reviews

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Lake views, hot tub, fenced yard, pets welcome, walk to village!
Big Bear Lake Big Bear


  • 5 of 5
My family just visited this cabin for Easter weekend. I searched for hours before finding this awesome cabin. The fenced in backyard was great for our children and dogs. We could let them play while cooking with out worrying about anyone wondering off. The cabin is very clean and up to date. Both beds were very comfortable and had extra blankets. It's in very close proximity to restaurants and activities. I emailed back and forth several times with Christina. She was always very pleasant and fast to respond to my questions. I would highly recommend this cabin! We plan on coming back during ski season this winter.
  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Lake views, hot tub, fenced yard, pets welcome, walk to village!
Big Bear Lake Big Bear

A break from the city

  • 5 of 5
The place was great. The backyard was perfect for our little pup. The jacuzzi is amazinggggggggggg!!! Had a great time.
  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Lake views, hot tub, fenced yard, pets welcome, walk to village!
Big Bear Lake Big Bear

cozy cabin

  • 2 of 5
Very cozy cabin for the price . Property very difficult to see from street. I would give property a 5 star review except for the very dirty sheets and dog hair left behind from previous renter in chest in living room . I don't know why cleaning would be charged for that type of service. Other than that the cabin is beautiful and would recommend cabin
  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: All sheets at our cabin are bleached between uses, and we keep three spare sets of brand new sheets (in factory sealed plastic) in the house so they are available when needed. Because the guest wrote on her reservation form there would only be two adults visiting (and no children) the two queen beds in the bedroom were made up with freshly bleached sheets but fresh sheets were not put out for the sleeper sofa. The guest found sheets for the sleeper sofa in a storage box; while the sheets were clean, this is a dog friendly house so it is possible the guest encountered some dog fur. Unfortunately, because the guest did not communicate any of this until after her visit, we were not able to suggest she try a set of the brand new sheets, nor were we able to send over someone to take a look at (and, if necessary, replace) the sheets.

Our cleaning fee also covers hot tub maintenance, including the cost of chemicals and service after every guest visits. As noted on our webpage, any guest who wants a lower fee is invited to opt out of the hot tub and save $50.
Lake views, hot tub, fenced yard, pets welcome, walk to village!
Big Bear Lake Big Bear
Las Vegas NV

Beautiful Cabin, Great Location

  • 5 of 5
This was our first trip to the Big Bear Lake area. We had 4 adults and two dogs in our party and stayed 4 days and 3 nights in November. We had a wonderful time. The beds were extremely comfortable and everyone slept great. The cabin was beautiful, cozy and clean. The fenced yard was great for our dogs. The location of the cabin is wonderful. So close to the Village and the Lake. Can't say enough great things about this place. The whole trip was a great experience. We will be staying here again for sure.
  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Sightseeing
Lake views, hot tub, fenced yard, pets welcome, walk to village!
Big Bear Lake Big Bear
Desert Hot Springs, CA

Beautiful Cabin

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I stayed for 3 overnights for my birthday with our dog in September. We had the best time. The cabin is absolutely gorgeous. The beds were comfortable. The Jacuzzi was clean and hot. The fenced yard was great for my dog. The cabin was the perfect size for us. Location was great too! We will definitely come back again for another stay.
  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
Lake views, hot tub, fenced yard, pets welcome, walk to village!
Big Bear Lake Big Bear
Indio , California

Cute clean and nice location

  • 5 of 5
Just gone for a few days but was a great escape from the desert. Great fenced in hard for our Labradoodles. Small but very clean and cute.
  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway


From the Owner

No one wants to vacation in a grubby or dated house. The Snow Den has been newly renovated, with all new appliances, high end furnishings, resort-style amenities, and up-to-date technology. The cabin's rustic charm was preserved by restoring the original wood floors, adding tongue and grove ceilings, and furnishing the house with locally made wood furnishings. A special note for families with pets: We are pet-friendly people and this is a pet-friendly house. The backyard is fully fenced. We do not charge a pet fee. The house is close to the lake, which is a real treat for dogs who enjoy chasing birds and splashing (we recommend an extendable leash to keep everyone safe; it's all fun and games until a bird gets hurt). We do NOT reccomend this house for families with allergies to dog fur, since it is a dog friendly home. The cabin is also less than a mile from a snowy hill and park that is great for hiking.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Ontario Airport at 58 Miles Nearest Golf : Big Bear Mountain Golf at 5.6 Miles Nearest Ski : Snow Summit at 3.1 Miles Car: recommended


From $99 Per night

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 17 2015 - May 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2015
Jun 6 2015 - Sep 1 2015
2 night minimum stay
Father's Day Weekend
Jun 19 2015 - Jun 22 2015
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 4 2015 - Sep 8 2015
5 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 4 2016
5 night minimum stay
Winter 2015
Jan 5 2016 - Mar 1 2016
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

  • Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
  • Refundable damage deposit $100
  • Tax Rate 8.0%

*Please notify us if you are a repeat visitor; we are happy to waive the deposit for return guests.

*$400 deposit required for guests under 26; contact us for exceptions.

*Reservations not secured until first payment is made.

*Minimum Stay:
3 Night - MLK, President's Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day & July 4
4 Night - Thanksgiving
5 Night- Christmas, New Year's

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Updated: Apr 16, 2015


From the Owner

Walking distance to the lake, with lake views. One mile from the village. Three miles from Snow Summit. Fully modernized, with new appliances and furnishings; high definition, wall mounted televisions; Roku; Wii; and high speed WiFi. New luxury hot tub - high end model by Jacuzzi brand. Enjoy deep tissue and shiatsu massage. Optional boat rental, at almost half the price charged by local marinas in a newer and faster ski and wakeboard boat. We offer the following packages: Honeymoon package: $1,250 for one week, includes welcome bottle of champagne and in-house couples massage (holidays extra). Summer Fun: $1,250 for one week, in the summer, includes use of Malibu VLX for one day (3 hours, gas extra). Spring Break: $700 for a week stay. All packages are TOTAL prices, including cleaning fee and tax, no additional fees except where noted!!

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided


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


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub


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

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Water View


  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Floor Area

  • 600 sq. ft.


  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, shower


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Rear bedroom with King Serta Sleeper bed and high definition television. Front bedroom with Queen bed and partial lake view.


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • In home massages can be arranged for an extra fee- just ask!

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