Historic House Listings

Cabin at Big Bear Lake in California. Circa 1920. $200,000

March 27, 2024

Rustic cabin out at Big Bear Lake in California. The cabin could use some work and updating, but as a vacation spot it’s not bad. I like the bathroom sink. And the sign that says “Naughty Pine” is cute. The cabin was built in 1920. It is located in Big Bear Lake, California. Popular Castle Rock Hiking Trail is right up the road. Two bedrooms, one bathroom and 683 square feet. $200,000

Contact Candy Hallstead with Wheeler Steffen Sotheby’s International Realty

From the Zillow listing:


Charming, rustic cabin in the National Forest and across the street from Big Bear Lake. The perfect summer retreat to come to when you need to get some cool, clean air and leave the rat race of the City. This Recreation Residence Cabin has a large loft bedroom with a king sized bed. A smaller bedroom is downstairs along with a cozy living room and old-fashioned kitchen. You’ll enjoy spending time on the covered deck with the great view of the lake. The cabin is considered personal property and the US Forest Service issues the cabin owner a special use permit which outlines the rules and regulations pertaining to having your cabin on their land. If you long to get back to nature and enjoy camping with the comforts of home, you need to see this cabin. Built in the early 1900’s, it is not built to present day codes, and it can use some work; however, it’s definitely livable as it is. There is an air-tight wood burning stove and a wall heater to keep you warm on chilly fall nights. The road to the cabin is paved and as you drive up you’ll pass the historic Big Bear Dam Keeper’s house. There are huge granite rock formations behind the cabin. The popular Castle Rock hiking trail is just a short drive up the road. This cabin is for second home use only by the owner, their family and friends; no short-term rentals allowed.



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