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Mountain Villa - Castle Glen Estates

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
Sleeps
16
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
5
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'. 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 well over 8 years and every single guest review has been 5 star. 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 new 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 14 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

Owner
Martin
Member since: 2008
Speaks english, french, german, spanish, mandarin
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 January, 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.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(44 traveller reviews)

Mountain Villa - Castle Glen Estates
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 44 reviews
5

As described...lots of family fun!

  • 5 of 5

PROS: Very comfortable and spacious for our 13 guests. The back yard has a perfect slope to build a sled run for the kids; hot tub was fun for the adults. The host was attentive to our needs. Amazing views, especially if there's snow. This was my first VRBO booking and I would love to stay here again!

CONS: The kitchen cookware and utensils were functional, but I felt they could use an update in terms of quality/quantity (e.g., pots/pans, spatulas, etc).

  • Review Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Worthy of all five stars

  • 5 of 5

Pictures really don't do it justice, and we were impressed with the pictures. We had a total of eight guests and we spent a fair amount of time trying to find each other in the expansive home. Each of the three floors offers plenty of entertainment, and the outdoor space did not disappoint. The hot tub is BIG. The kitchen is well appointed. We were lucky and got snow on our third day. The streets are very well maintained and the street was plowed shortly after. The lower garage works best in the snow. Lastly... I locked us out of the house one day. Oops. Martin was very quick to respond, and we were back in business soon after. Everyone loved the place. We were drawing straws to decide who would go on supply runs as no one wanted to leave. It's a place we won't forget.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

AMAZING PLACE!!

  • 5 of 5

I recently booked this place for a family weekend in Big Bear, there was a party of 16. I had not shared pictures or information of this place with my family because I wanted it to be a surprise. When we go there, my family members where so amazed that they approached me and gave me hugs. They all kept repeating throughout the weekend "this place is amazing".. Working with Martin was very easy and fast, he responded to all my emails within minutes.. Thanks!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Beautiful place, low cleanliness

  • 4 of 5

Let me start off by saying this home is gorgeous. The neighborhood was safe and respectable. Our needs were met by the size of rooms and family spaces. Our biggest disappointment was the cleanliness of the house. There was mold growing in the shower and bits of hair. The floors were not vacuumed or swept. It just seemed that they weren't cleaning well between renters. We cleaned the house when we got there and set traps for the mice that we found roaming. Wasn't impressed with the response from the management company about our concerns. Overall a pleasant stay but we would encourage the owner and managing company to be more watchful.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The Mt Villa has received all top reviews for over 8 years. Having a less than perfect review is disappointing and we've taken measures to ensure expectations are exceeded as we strive to provide for the optimum guest experience.
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5

Very well kept. Spacious and cozy at the same time

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was very beautiful. There's plenty of room to spread out, everything was clean and working properly. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We had a fantastic stay

  • 5 of 5

This is our annual family get together so the kids can play in the snow. We have been doing this for many years in Big Bear. The place is fantastic and so was Martin. We are looking forward to doing it again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

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.

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Rates & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Ski Season 2017
16 Jan 2017 - 16 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$921
From
A$1,452
Fri,Sat
 
 
President's Weekend
17 Feb 2017 - 19 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$1,452
 
 
Ski Season 2017
20 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$921
From
A$1,452
Fri,Sat
 
 
Memorial Weekend
26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$921
 
 
June
1 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$656
From
A$921
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
4th of July
30 Jun 2017 - 4 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,187
 
 
Summer 2017
5 Jul 2017 - 3 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$789
From
A$1,054
Fri,Sat
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$1,054
 
 
ThanksGiving 2016
22 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,584
 
 
Ski Season Early 2017
27 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$1,054
From
A$1,452
Fri,Sat
 
 
Winter Break 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$2,247
 
 
Ski Season 2018
8 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
A$1,054
From
A$1,452
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$656
From
A$789
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$1,326
Cleaning A$365 + Tax
Property Damage Protection A$78
Tax Rate 2.75%

Notes:
$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.

DISCOUNTS OFTEN AVAILABLE FOR LAST MINUTE BOOKINGS

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • 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 ...
Kitchen:
  • 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 ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5
Bedrooms:
  • 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
Entertainment:
  • 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 ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • wooden decking
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • jacuzzi
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
Privacy, acreage