Directions and Local Attractions

Fortunate View Summer Home is located at 6 Madison Lane in Bay Fortune, Prince Edward Island, overlooking the Fortune River and Bay Fortune Harbour on Route 340. Follow the directions below to find us from the Confederation Bridge, Wood Islands Ferry and Charlottetown Airport.

Directions to the cottage

From the Bridge

From the Airport

From the Ferry

History Of the Area

Fortunate View Summer Home is located in Bay Fortune, Prince Edward Island, which provides a rich history  in farming, fishing, shipbuilding, and so much more.  A busy mercantile hub for many years, Bay Fortune, was home to the Acadians with the French settlement represented by a monument that still remains today.  Nearby Abell’s Cape was home to an actors colony in the early 1900s. To learn more about the history of Bay Fortune, Prince Edward Island, click here.

Additional history can be found in the book “The Road to Fortune” written by Adam’s mother, local historian and author Bonita “Bonnie” Aitken-Townshend.

Local Attractions

 Fortunate View Summer Home is within a minutes walk to Fortune “front” beach and a minutes drive to Fortune “back” beach. Both beaches provide beautiful white sand with offerings of driftwood, sea glass, shells and sand dollars as well as the radiant blue salt water of the Northumberland Strait for swimming. Surrounded by red soil cliffs and marram grass in the dunes, the beaches provide an opportunity to rest and relax while enjoying the sun and fresh eastern PEI air.

Fortunate View Summer Home is minutes away from: