USA California Southern California Big Bear Listing #25783

Great Escape - Big Bear, CA

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7 reviews
Max. occupancy: 6 2 Queen Bed, 3 Twin Bed 3 bedrooms 1 bathroom No pets  4WD/traction may be required in winter
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New listing! Charming & rustic cabin w/ mountain views near Big Bear Lake!

Welcome to the Great Escape! This quaint cabin is what mountain life is all about. Surround yourself like a true mountaineer with the aesthetic feel of the outdoors. There is an additional pull out dining room table that provides plenty of room for a large meal. Enjoy the long summer days while lounging on the deck. You can wind down on the deck beside a rustic wine barrel firepit.

What's nearby:
Fishing, boating, kayaking is all within seven miles at various marinas! Jeep tours in Big Bear Lake offer 4x4 adventures in the backcountry if you ever feel adventurous. Eye of God is four miles into Baldwin Lake and offers a spectacular view of the valley. You can find shopping, cuisine, and nightlife at the Village Mall, which is approximately eight miles into Big Bear Lake The Fawnskin Discovery center offers evening programs and summer concerts!

Things to know:
Full kitchen
Free WiFi
Fishing licenses can be purchased at Big 5 Sporting Goods in Big Bear Lake
4x4 is required in winter months/chains required in all vehicles
* Cell phone service is very poor in this area, though the Verizon network tends to have a decent signal
** Please note that there are surveillance cameras located in both the front and back yard

County permit number: CESTRP-2021-00165

County tax number: 3389

You must be 25 years or older to rent this property.



Shared Bathroom Only


Children's games

Heating & cooling

Central AC


Partial AC

Wood-burning fireplace

Kitchen & dining





Mountain view


Internet : Charter


Cable : Charter

DVD library

DVD player

Wireless router


Step-free access

Nearby activities & attractions

Downhill Skiing


Disc golf

Golf Nearby

On-site activities

Board games




Enclosed yard

7 reviews

joe c. Oct 2021
Very relaxing
Brian C. Aug 2021
The great room was wonderful, the master bed was excellent. The customer support when I arrived and could not get in was very efficient and fast.
Carlen-Helmer A. May 2021
We liked the location and how big the cabin was. It was functional, but sadly not very pleasant to be in.
The property hadn't been thoroughly cleaned when we arrived; the kitchen utensils are all worn out if not completely unusable; the dining room table is so flimsy that it should be replaced and the patio had nails sticking out of the floorboards.
There was a loud fan turned on during the whole time of our stay that was impossible to turn off.
If looking for a base to put down your suitcases and just sleep, this cabin is okay (although most blankets were dusty and stained), but for a friend's or couple's getaway, I would pass.
Manager response:
Thank you for sharing your review with us, Carlen. We regret that the home was in this condition during your stay. Please know that this is not the standard grade of presentation that we provide, and that we take your feedback very seriously. Your cleanliness concerns have been addressed with the housekeeping team to ensure our standards are being met for every guest. We have also scheduled maintenance for the patio and fan. Your suggestion to replace the dining room table has been shared with the local manager for careful consideration. We hope you will allow us the opportunity to host you for a truly relaxing stay at one of our many homes in the future!
Henry L. Feb 2021
Cleanliness is average. They were no internet access, even not a wifi router as defined. I brought this issue up to multiple representative during my stay but nothing was done.
John G. Feb 2021
The entire cabin had a smell to it, thankfully we brought Lysol spray and wipes and cleaned everything off. There was good layer of dust throughout the cabin. Each room had old air fresheners in them that didn’t help. There was no place to hang or put clothes away. All the closets were locked and all the dressers had blankets in them. The throw pillows and blankets had old stains on them. The floor has stains all over the carpets. For what we were up there for the cabin served its purpose. We were greeted at the front door with a large raccoon by the front gate who wouldn’t budge for us to get in. The cable box and WiFi box were missing. Contacted the rental agency who put in a work order and didn’t hear from the maintenance man until over 12 hours later at almost 9pm. We purchased our own plates, utensils, and cups to use during our stay. The shower is extremely small with low water pressure and the water temperature constantly fluctuated from burning your skin off to freezing cold without adjusting the knob.

There was plenty of room for us 4. We enjoyed the private yard especially when it snowed our 2nd day.
Manager response:
Thank you for your review, John! The property manager and homeowner are planning some updates and upgrades for this home. We do hope you will come back to see them when they are completed!
Benjamin F. Feb 2021
It needs updates but for the price you can’t really complain it was a good cabin just know it does not have wifi nor cable.
Manager response:
Hi, Benjamin! We are so glad you chose to stay with us and apologize if the cable and WiFi were acting up during your visit. We are working with the homeowner on getting this addressed. Thank you!