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Bayside Cottage - Close to Beach, but Away from Bustle of Gulf Shores

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Cottage

CBTB is situated just 50’ from the waters of Mobile Bay. The house is perfect for small families, a group of friends, a couple, or just someone looking to get away from it all. Boater? Boat launch is 2 minute drive. Can’t get enough of white sandy beaches? The Gulf of Mexico is .75 miles away. Foodie? Walk across the street to The Beach Club, take a short drive to Sassy Bass or drive to Gulf Shores for an amazing range of places. License to chill? Stay at the cottage and enjoy incredible sunsets from the large deck that overlooks Mobile Bay, grill some dinner or enjoy your time on your own private sandy beach.

CBTB has recently been renovated. It is comfortable and updated, but still retains the old charm that only comes from a place that has been around for over five decades. The kitchen is open to the living room. The living room includes a large TV, a bed nook perfect for reading or naps, and full wall windows/patio doors to keep the view always close.

CBTB offers a chance to escape the daily grind. We spent almost a year living in the house, and we believe you will love it just as much as we have. Chuck & Julie

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Julie Reuse
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
18 January, 2017


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(25 traveller reviews)

Bayside Cottage - Close to Beach, but Away from Bustle of Gulf Shores
average rating of 4.8 based on 25 reviews

Chuckles by the Bay

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at this lovely property and had the most relaxing time. We have stayed at many houses on Fort Morgan Road, but this house had the most equipped kitchen. Not one thing that was not provided. We felt at home from the time we walked in. The house had a beautiful white sandy beach area, fire pit, hot tub, beautiful landscaped yard and wonderful deck area. Also, the beds were most comfortable. We will definitely be booking this house again in the future. The Brown's - Mobile, AL

  • Review Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We loved our visit last year so much we booked it again this year. It did not disappoint us for our RESTcation. It was once again the perfect place to just relax and forget about life for awhile. Thank you for providing such a lovely spot to getaway from it all with breath-taking views of sunrises and sunsets while having dinner on the deck. It's perfection!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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This is a 5 star property if you are looking for a cozy stay and privacy. I would highly recommend

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for sharing your home with us. We were very happy with the home and the surroundings. After touring around some of the vacation rental communities, I was very glad we chose Chukkles by the Bay. Most of the others were located 4 deep with a bay view. Your home is directly on the bay and private. The home includes everything you need to make the stay comfortable. The view of the bay is spectacular and the bonus dolphin show is more than I could have asked for. I would not hesitate to recommend your home to anybody vacationing in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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mini but mighty , perfect for relaxation!

  • 5 of 5

Chukkles by the Bay is THE PERFECT couples getaway spot. It's not in the middle of the crowds in Gulf Shores, it's about half way down Ft Morgan.

There is a gorgeous view of the bay any where you want to look. The local scrubby bush growth by the road blocks traffic noise so you hear the gentle lap of the bay. It has the best equipped kitchen we've seen yet in a vacation rental, but if you don't want to cook, it's only a short drive in either direction to really good ,fresh seafood or what ever else you might want. Super comfy bed/pillows, big tv that hubby loved, and for me, that book nook was beyond perfect. Prop in a corner, read for a while and every time you look up from a book , there's the bay spread out in front of you!

It was so great to be able to bring our beloved dogs with us, LillyRose was the hostess with the mostess and Remy just loved playing with her, the yard was perfect.

We look forward to returning and I am sure we will match our vacation time to availability of this wonderful retreat!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely the BEST!

  • 5 of 5

The owners have gone above and beyond with this property! It was supplied with everything you could possibly need. The check in was so easy and best of all the check out was a breeze. You will not want to leave this beautiful property the views, outdoor amenities, and I fell in love with the outdoor shower only one I used. The owners also have a wonderful dog, Lillie Rose, and she was a welcomed guest daily she loved to play. Thanks Julie & Chuck for sharing your beautiful home with us, cannot wait to come back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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loved the setting. Quiet

  • 5 of 5

Very relaxing , quiet. Surrounded by trees away from the crowds of people. If we make it back to Alabama we would love to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Mobile, AL and Pensacola, FL
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Sassy Bass Restrauant & Bar
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Daulphin Island Ferry/ Mobile Bay
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Kiva Dunes Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Interstate I10
Nearest Restaurant
0.15 Miles
The Village Hideaway at The Beach Club
Nearest Beach
0.75 Miles
Gulf Of Mexico


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £101
Cleaning Fee £85

A rental agreement along with a copy of your driver license and front & back of the credit card used to book the reservation is required prior to the final confirmation of the booking.
This property will accommodate small parties and events. They MUST be approved in your rental agreement. There will be a non-refundable damage deposit with parties, events, and anything over the number agreed in the rental agreement. Contact the owners for more information.
We are not absentee owners. Need something during your stay? We should be able to handle it quickly.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Gulf Shores in Alabama

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , You won't get lost in this bathroom!
    Outside Shower - Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

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