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Mountain Villa Castle Glen Estates - Room for All!!

Bedrooms 5
Space 538 m²
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 16)

Make an unforgettable alpine summer or ski trip with family and friends. This spacious 5,000+ square foot custom log home is one of a kind--referred to by the local community as 'The Lodge'. Features include a private outdoor jacuzzi spa, pool table, darts, ping pong, 6 bicycles, computer w/printer, Smart TVs, Netflix, 50+ movies on AppleTV, and Sonos sound sytem throughout.

You'll enjoy 2 sitting rooms with 25 foot ceilings, lodge pole windows from top to bottom, 4 elegantly decorated bedrooms with large game room, three oversized fireplaces, custom rock work and wood accents throughout. Private and secluded, 5 decks afford mountain and valley views in each direction. The property backs to an eagle preserve, ideal for wooded forest walks, exploring and sledding for the kids.

First time renting a private property? Not sure what you'll get? Rest assured, I've been renting the Mt Villa for nearly 10 years now and have nothing but top reviews. Take a look for yourself.

Sleeping Arrangements for 14+: 2nd floor Master Suite with a King and attached full bath; 3rd floor Master Bedroom with a King and attached full bath; 3rd floor Bedroom with a queen; 3rd floor bunk bedroom with a bunk bed, trundle and two sofa pullout singles; 3rd floor loft with two twins; 1st floor Gameroom serves also as a bedroom to sleep 4 with a full sofa pullout, a queen bed, and attached full bath. Additionally, a twin mattress is tucked into the gameroom closet to sleep one more.

The house was built in 2005 and features top of the line appliances and conveniences. The house is 3 levels. The first floor, which is street level, enters into a large foyer followed by a expansive gameroom with fireplace and attached full bath. Stairs lead upstairs to the second level, where you find a 25' ceiling sitting room comfortable for 12 with fireplace, dining room for 10, spacious kitchen with center bar, and master bedroom and adjoining full bath. Expansive decks on either side are accessible from the second floor. Off the kitchen, a secluded deck offers a BBQ, patio furniture and a 6 person spa with speakers (aux input) ideal for late night and apre-ski soaking. Accent landscape lamps blazon the towering pines extending a cathedral like experience while you sit, soak and indulge in your favorite beverage. The upstairs third level hosts 3 bedrooms surrounding a loft with fireplace and expansive views.

This Mt Villa sleeps 16 comfortably. All first class appliances, furnishings and interior decorator touches abound. Stream your own music through a 5 point speaker sound system by Sonos. 4 TVs (2 Smart TVs with AppleTV). 6 Bicycles on site. Generous supply of firewood ($10/nt.). Located in the exclusive Big Bear Castle Glen Estates, this property offers privacy and space, it's backyard a 10 acre eagle preserve.

The house is located within 2 miles of the two ski resorts. In the summer take in a stroll to the lake, or ride bikes (5) provided at the house, for boating, jet skiing, water skiing and fishing.

Keywords: Villa, large, executive, lodge, chalet, ski chalet, designer, custom, spacious, secluded, cabin

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks english, french, german, spanish, mandarin
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
13 August, 2017

About Martin

Southern California resident. Have enjoyed Big Bear for years, especialy as a kid. Enjoy the area for skiing, boating, fishing, and hiking.

Martin purchased this villa in 2005

Why Martin chose Big Bear Lake

A California native, I have enjoyed Big Bear in all seasons for many years. Our family espeically enjoys the opportunity to mountain bike, fish and ski in the winter at either of the two well maintained ski resorts.

What makes this villa unique

Full accomadations one would expect from an executive home.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Castle Glen Estates, California

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 538 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • soap
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • local restaurant guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Secure Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Loft with 2 beds - 2 single bed , 2 beds situated privately in loft area
    Master Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 2nd floor - attached full bath, office
    Master Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Attached full bath
    Queen Bedroom - 1 large double bed , does not have an attached bath
    Kids Bedroom - 4 single bed , 1 bunk bed , Attached Bath, Bunkbed + a trundle + 2 pullout sofa singles
    GameRoom/Bedroom - 1 large double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Sleeps 4 - Attached Bath. Sofa pull + a Queen. Gameroom
  • The Mt Villa sleeps 16+ in beds
  • Books ...
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • games - kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • wooden decking
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • jacuzzi
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Privacy, acreage


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average rating of 4.901961 based on 51 reviews


  • 3 of 5

This was a three generation family trip and was our first trip to Big Bear. What a treat we found with Mountain Villa. We were in awe walking into the main floor and seeing the architecture of this "cabin." The pictures posted just doesn't do the "cabin" justice. We had maximum occupancy with little ones ranging from 9 months to 16 years and we never felt as if we were crowded or we were stepping on each others toes. When we weren't out exploring, the pool table on the bottom floor kept the teenagers busy and the availability of netflix kept the little ones busy . There was still room for the adults to have some space as well. All that was needed for cooking, we found in the kitchen. The jacuzzi was an added bonus and was used every night. Will return to Big Bear again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Family Getway

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was a beautiful home, which had fantastic views. it had plenty of space for our big family getaway. It was perfect; we totally enjoyed our stay. Would stay again. Thank you!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Home with a Few Exceptions

  • 4 of 5

This home is gorgeous and easily accommodated our 4 families. We loved the ambience and the neighborhood.

Two reasons for giving 4-stars, not 5-stars:

1. Each night we saw a mouse which was unsettling to some in our party.

2. In all the info we received about the home, it said they provided courtesy bottles of shampoo, conditioner, soap, etc. Yet, this home did not have even a single bar of soap in any of it's 4 bathrooms. This was super annoying as several of us didn't pack shampoo because we read this info. Also, they asked that we start a load of towels in the washing machine before leaving. We loaded all the towels only to find that there wasn't any laundry soap anywhere. The house was also nearly completely out of dish soap. For a $600/night, luxury home, these items should be standard and abundant.

All in all, we would more than likely return again. We loved the house and would just need to buy some mouse traps and bring lots of soap with us if we return.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Spring Break!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our spring break in this beautiful home which had fantastic views from every floor in every direction. It was clean and wonderful and everything was in good working order. We loved having SONOS and being able to listen to music so easily. The kitchen was well stocked for cooking meals and there were plenty of places to spend time together or alone. The fireplaces were beautiful and warm, and having the wood provided is a very nice amenity - and a bargain. It was easy to get to town and the slopes. Everyone enjoyed the jacuzzi and star gazing. We enjoyed eating and playing games at the large table and recommend this home to anyone. We all loved it! Thank you for allowing us to vacation in your beautiful home!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This cabin was immaculate! Beautiful inside and out with plenty of space for a big family getaway. My wife and I have visited Big Bear annually for over 13 years with a group of family and friends and we have stayed in many great homes. My wife believes this one to be one of the best. Believe me when I say that says a lot coming from her. LOL! The neighborhood is excellent and it's close to all the stores. Everyone loved it! I would only recommend that a big screen television be placed in the great room, given this is the most popular room for gatherings and entertainment. Other than that and the malfunction with the jacuzzi, everything was superb.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

the cabin is fantastic , big a very nice!!

we spend 3 days and all was perfect! for sure I will back this cabin!


  • Review Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Bear Mt. Ski Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Snow Summit Ski Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Grocery Store Shopping Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Main Street

Skiing, hiking, fishing, boating, water skiing, relaxing, alpine

Golf: There is a 9 hole golf course within 1 mile from the Mt Villa.

Ski: 2 resorts, Bear Mountain and Snow Summit, are within 1 mile from the Mt Villa. Ample parking exists at both resorts.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Castle Glen Estates, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
5 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
ThanksGiving 2016
22 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
Ski Season 2017
27 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
Winter Break 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
Winter Break 2018
3 Jan 2018 - 7 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
Ski Season 2018
8 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Weekend
25 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
4th of July
3 Jul 2018 - 8 Jul 2018
4 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
31 Aug 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$351.48
Damage Insurance A$75.41
Damage Deposit A$1,278.1

$1,000 security deposit in addition to the accidental damage insurance to protect homeowner from items not covered by insurance (read your policy terms).
Major Holidays require a minimum 4 night stay
Optional firewood $10/nt.
Saturday check-ins subject to additional fee.


Owner's Cancellation Policy

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