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Pitt Cottage

Ringstead, Dorset (Ref. 994553)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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27 Customer Review(s)

  • Debbie

    “Beautiful cottage in a stunning location and had a lovely week.”

    The cottage is a bit ‘tired’ and kitchen equipment disappointing eg saucepans ok but frying pans in poor condition , no scissors . There was also no hairdryer ( very surprising) -I had to go and buy one. Main bedroom very comfortable & great shower. Despite the prior notification re the building works nearby and the workmen being very considerate there was inevitably some disturbance

    - Debbie, June 2022

    Thank you for your helpful comments. We will replace the frying pans and the scissors which were there at the beginning of the season. We have always assumed that people would bring their own hair dryer. I am sorry you were disturbed by the building works which are nearly complete. Property Owner

The property

This beautiful, thatched cottage is situated next to Ringstead Bay in Dorset.

The location of this cottage is unique, standing majestically in half an acre of land offering panoramic sea views and complete seclusion.

On the ground floor is a spacious kitchen / diner ready for you to create lovely meals for the family to enjoy.

The lounge boasts beautiful sea views and a large open fireplace.

Upstairs are three comfortable bedrooms, with two twin bedrooms and a super king 6ft wide bed, with en-suite bathroom. Step out of the lounge through patio doors to enjoy the large garden.

Sweeping lawns with hedges on either side reinforces privacy.

To the rear of the property is a wooded area which attracts birds and wild animals.

The sun setting on the horizon is a breath-taking sight; Ringstead Bay being famous for its sunrises and sunsets.

The Bay is partially owned by the National Trust so most of the area is outstandingly beautiful, unspoilt and highly sought after.

The coastal path which stretches from Weymouth to Lulworth offers the enthusiastic rambler a breath-taking walk to remember.

A short walk will also take you to a picnic area and a seasonal shop where you are able to purchase your daily paper, essential provisions and partake in a nice cup of tea accompanied by freshly caught seafood sandwiches.

A relatively short drive to the nearby resort town of Weymouth will provide you with high street shops and entertainment if required.

Pitt Cottage is a picture postcard thatched cottage like those out of one of Thomas Hardy's novels.


  • Three bedrooms: 2 x Twin rooms, 1 x Superking room with en-suite bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with open fire and TV.
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Open fire in lounge
  • Electric oven and hob, Microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV, DVD, CD Player/Radio, Wi-Fi
  • Fuel for fire is provided autumn/winter
  • Bed linen and towels is included in rent
  • Cot available
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Large lawn garden
  • Two well behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking.

About the location


Ringstead Bay is an unspoilt pebble beach on the Jurassic coastline surrounded by striking cliffs and farmland. The original village mentioned in the doomsday book no longer exists, but there is now a small vibrant community nestled at the back of the bay in a variety of unique houses. You can enjoy walking the South West Coast path or meander through the woodland walks, whatever your preference this is a gorgeous place to be outside. When you are ready to explore further afield, you will find Lulworth Cove and Durdle door a short 11 miles away and Weymouth with it’s beautiful beach and plentiful restaurants and cafes 7 miles to the west. The Bovington Tank Museum, Monkey World Rescue, and Tyneham Village all offer varied and interesting days out just a short drive from Ringstead, presuming you can tear yourselves away from the unspoilt beach.

Note: Garden not entirely enclosed.
Note: The Wood to the North of the Cottage has a pheasant release pen which is protected by a low level electric fence. Please do not let dogs or children roam in the wood unsupervised.
Note: Cottage Stairs (Steeper than normal).
Note: Fuel for fire provided autumn/winter.
Note: To access the property you will need to pass through a field which may have live cattle in.
Any proposed booking with a changeover on a non standard date must first be cleared with housekeeping.
Note: There is a supplement charge for bringing pets to the property.
Note: Please note there is nearby building work taking place, due to finish June 2022. This could potentially cause some disruption.

Please note that mobile signal at Pitt Cottage is variable depending on the service provider.