Pitt Hayes Cottage

Located in Fortuneswell, Dorset

This Portland stone semi-detached cottage is in Fortuneswell, Portland in Dorset and can sleep 8 people in 4 bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 2


Pitt Hayes Cottage is a Portland stone semi-detached cottage situated in Fortuneswell in Portland in Dorset boasting stunning sea views and conservatory. The cottage can sleep 8 people in 3 twin single and 1 double bedrooms and has a family bathroom and a shower room. The rest of the cottage is made up of a fitted kitchen/diner/sitting. To the outside of the cottage is off road parking for 3 cars and a fenced front garden. Pitt Hayes Cottage is suitable for large families or groups in a unique location.

Property Details

This comfortable Portland semi-detached Cottage sits in a beautiful position, situated next to the owners home, it boasts unrivalled views over Portland Harbour, Chesil Beach and the Jurassic Coast. On a clear day views reach as far as Golden Cap, Lyme Regis and even Exmouth, be sure to use the binoculars to make the most of the views before you. The ground floor is an open plan kitchen, dining table for 8 guests, sitting room with a conservatory with breath-taking coastline views. Sit with your breakfast coffee or gin and tonic in the evening and lose yourself in the spectacular coastal scene before you. Two ground floor bedrooms, both with twin single beds, a shower room, cloakroom and utility room are also downstairs. Upstairs you will find two refurbished bedrooms, 1 double bed and two single beds, both have outstanding views and share a family shower room. The garden and property are reached by a number of sets of stone steps, with handrails to aid you, as the garden is on several levels making the most of the far-reaching views. The property sits in an elevated position nestled in the hillside and tucked down a private road with no through access. You will find footpaths for exploring Portland and the South West Coastal path right on your doorstep. Pitt Hayes is perfectly positioned for exploring the Dorset Coastline, with West Bay, Charmouth, and Lyme Regis to the West and Weymouth, Durdle Door, Lulworth Cove and Corfe Castle to the East, you will never be short of new views to see. If you want to stay closer to the cottage, Tout Quarry and Portland Bill along with the Portland Museum, Chesil beach and the National Sailing Academy are all within a few minute’s drive of Pitt Hayes. Pitt Hayes Cottage would suit a large family or a couple of families who want to holiday together.


  • Gas Central heating
  • Range cooker with gas hob and electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and additional fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • TV, DVD player
  • Fuel and power incin rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Maximum of 2 pets
  • No smoking


Close to coast
Cot Available
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Washing machine



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Area Details


Fortuneswell covers quite a large area. From just below the top of the island with its amazing views along Chesil Beach to the bottom of the hill where it blends into Chiswell. As you descend from the Heights Hotel you will see the Olympic Rings sculpture to commemorate the 2012 Olympics. Portland hosted the sailing and windsurfing events. Further down you will see a statue by a local artist titled "The Spirit of Portland" with more great views along Chesil Beach. Fortuneswell has many shops including a Co-op, Boots and the Royal Manor Theatre.

The walking from Fortuneswell is good but do remember you are on a slope. Therefore, an easy walk one way will be harder on the way back! Walk to the High Angle Battery, an 18th-century gun emplacement. Tout Quarry Nature Reserve and Sculpture Park are opposite the Heights Hotel. Artists have been creating sculptures to leave around the park since 1983. Famous sculptures include the Falling Man by Sir Antony Gormley. Chesil Beach is easily accessible if you fancy a walk along the sea. There are several pubs, restaurants and takeaways all available within Fortuneswell. A short walk to Chiswell gives you many more options to eat out and all within walking distance.

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