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Lake Front Home on Metcalf Bay, Sunset Views, Private Deep Water Dock from $295

Bedrooms 3
Space 134 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

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This charming lake front cottage is located in one of Big Bear's finest neighborhoods. Nestled in the trees at the end of quiet Gilner Point on Metcalf Bay, the home is situated on one of the best view lots on the lake. A private hot tub is available for relaxing after a day on the lake or the slopes. Deep water boat dock for aquatic adventures with ski slopes only a few minutes away. A snow play park and cross country skiing is nearby. There is plenty of room to park an RV or boat trailer on this large level property.

The comfortable and inviting great room has spectacular lake views with beautiful sunsets. There is a new large flat screen TV and a comforting gas fireplace. A fully stocked kitchen looks out on to the lake and includes: pots and pans, dishware, Keurig coffeemaker and a 5 cup and 12 cup coffeemaker, coffee grinder, microwave, gas range, fridge and dishwasher.

Play games at the large dining room table with panoramic views of the lake and mountains while enjoying the ambiance of lakefront mountain living.

A sun room is located off the great room and can be used to enjoy the views or sleeping on those warm summer nights.

There is a large deck overlooking the private 80 ft. lakefront with sandy beach and fantastic boating. This home offers one of the best fishing locations on the lake. Bring your boat, jet ski or rent a pontoon boat from nearby Holloway’s Marina.

The cottage is located 3.9 miles (11 minutes) from Snow Summit Ski Resort and 1.56 miles (5 minutes) from the Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain.

There are 3 bedrooms:

King size bed, private bathroom, flat screen TV and loveseat.

Queen size bed, flat screen TV, lake views.

2 twin size beds.

There is also a twin roll away bed.

The large master bedroom is located off the great room and has a small private bathroom. Sit and watch your own flat screen TV or cuddle up and read a book in privacy.

The second bedroom has a queen size bed, flat screen TV and is located on the lake with a private entrance to the large lakeside deck and spectacular lake views.

The third bedroom has 2 twin sized beds.

Photos updated 8/1/2015

Keywords: Lake Front Home

More Details

Lorri Parks
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Lorri Parks

Our goal is to provide the ultimate lakefront cottage experience. Our photos were updated on August 1, 2014.

Lorri Parks purchased this house in 1998

Why Lorri Parks chose Big Bear

We fell in love with our lake front home at first sight. The view and deep water dock location are among the best on the lake. We live in San Diego and enjoy the short 2 hour drive to our lake front mountain retreat where we leave our worries behind.


Big Bear Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 134 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master bathroom has a shower Guest bathroom has a bathtub
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • King size bed (1), Queen size Bed (1), Twin Beds (2), Twin roll-away bed (1)
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
'Panoramic lake, dam and sunset views from livingroom, kitchen and guest bedroom.' 'Located at the end of Gilner Point, on a large flat lot. ' 'Just a few steps down to the lake, great for swimming or dive off your own private dock' ' This home has one of the best view lots on the lake.'


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Lake Front Home on Metcalf Bay, Sunset Views, Private Deep Water Dock from $295
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  • 5 of 5

The cabin was on the smaller side of a 3 bedroom, but it is laid out really well and still felt comfortable enough for 4 adults and 2 young kids to feel like we had PLENTY of room. The seating area outside was adorable, the kids loved running around on the dock and going up and down the small hill that connected the dock to the outdoor area. All the outside areas were fenced off enough fo us to feel safe letting the kids run around.

The cabin was VERY well maintained. Clearly a lot of love went into the place, and they sem to still be doing more improvements to an already charming property. Kitchen was stacked (perhaps it could use a few more forks), even had a full spice cupboard. We like to cook and it was very comfortable cooking there.

The views are stellar, the neighbors all seemed nice and the hot tub and fireplace were great perks. We would return here for sure. Lorri was excellent to work with. A really relaxing and fun time.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lorri is the Greatest!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our views were 5 stars and we had so much fun with our rented kayaks and paddle board that you recommended, thank you. They also directed us to the rescue zoo, all of us enjoyed this! We are returning next year, the only change I could wish for would be move the hot tub on one of your multiple lakeside decks for the views. Love, love your home

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect lakefront holiday!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Lorri for your well kept rental home! It was perfect and had everything we needed. I was impressed with the cleanliness and overall good maintenance. We enjoyed your wonderful outdoor space!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Size/Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house and beautiful location. Perfect for our family reunion.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful home with fabulous views!!

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful home for a family vacation. I can't say enough about the deck, boat dock and sun room!!! Very comfortable and relaxing. We made many memories here. We hope to go back next summer!!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming cottage with unbeatable lake front views

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I stayed at this cabin a few weekends ago to attend a wedding in the area, and we didn't want to leave!

LOCATION - it is unbeatable! The lake views literally took our breath away when we first walked into the cabin. We spent every morning drinking tea/coffee in the sunroom and every evening watching the sunset. One afternoon, we bought pool toys from the nearby Vons and swam in the lake and tanned on the dock. And Big Bear's little "downtown" (a must-visit) is less than a 10 minute drive away!

CABIN - it is 3 bedroom/2 bath and was plenty of room for our party of 6 adults. The cabin is beautifully decorated and very clean. The common spaces were very roomy, the couch is very comfortable, and we loved eating at the dining room table overlooking the lake. And I just have to mention that the blankets on the beds are SO soft.

AMENITIES - the cabin had plenty of beach towels for our day on the lake, and even had a bocce ball set that we played on the sand area right below the main deck. We loved sitting on the outside furniture and soaking up the sun as we watched the Big Bear "pirate ship" tour pass us all day. As mentioned before, the kitchen has plenty of appliances (including beer and wine glasses!) for drinks and cooking, spices, and a Keurig with coffee and tea pods. And I can't forget the jacuzzi! It was a perfect way to end the day in the evenings. Oh, and we didn't use the grill, but I was glad that it was an option.

STAFF - I was very happy with Lorri and her crew. They take a lot of time to ensure that you are enjoying your stay. The shower in the main bedroom was slightly clogged, so we called Lorri and her property manager had the problem fixed by the time we returned home from getting dinner in town. She assured that if anything was wrong with the property, we could just give her a call and she'd fix it right away. This was great to hear!

CHECKOUT - the checkout rules are very standard as compared to other VRBOs and Airbnbs I've stayed in. You make sure the sheets are stripped from the beds, the dishes are clean, and you take your trash to the nearby dump site which is directly on your way out of town (this rule was new for me, but is required by the town of Big Bear and not imposed by Lorri herself).

PRICE - It may seem pricey, but I did a lot of comparing online before booking and other lake front homes are more expensive and less homey! This cabin was definitely the right choice.

10/10 - would stay again!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Snow Summit Ski Area
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $100

THERE IS NO SERVICE CHARGE if you book thru the inquiry process by phone and not directly online.
Owner is very flexible in terms of service fees if you call before booking.
Sunday is considered a weekend night when combined with Saturday when not reserved with a Friday.
Thursday is considered a weekend night when combined with Friday when not reserved with a Saturday.

You must be 25 years old to rent -ID is required and there are no refunds if you book on line and are under age.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.