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Carriers Stable - high quality holiday cottage in rural village near sea

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View of Carriers Stable extends to left down to cycle rack and right to garden, secluded.
Full frontal view and bench second seat
Side garden near to drive and patio
1 of 13View of Carriers Stable extends to left down to cycle rack and right to garden, secluded.
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
3 nights minimum
Cottage
Carriers Stable - Built in early Victorian period is a beautiful detached holiday cottage to accommodate ideally 2 people. SUBSTANTIAL DISCOUNTED CAR FERRY FEES AVAILABLE. We also provide Free Wi-Fi access (Own WI-FI router now in building providing 50+mb over entire building). Normal change over day Fridays in main season. We can book discounted car ferry tickets at no profit to ourselves (Wightlink and Redfunnel), purchased directly with us. We provide most items so you don't have to bring much with you, all cleaning materials, soaps linen, towel (except beach) and we do all the cleaning. Situated in the rural south west of the Isle of Wight in the picturesque award winning village of Brighstone, near to forest and downs, and within a mile of the sea AONB and Heritage Coast designation....Carriers Stable - Built in early Victorian period is a beautiful detached holiday cottage to accommodate ideally 2 people. SUBSTANTIAL DISCOUNTED CAR FERRY FEES AVAILABLE. We also provide Free Wi-Fi access (Own WI-FI router now in building providing 50+mb over entire building). Normal change over day Fridays in main season. We can book discounted car ferry tickets at no profit to ourselves (Wightlink and Redfunnel), purchased directly with us. We provide most items so you don't have to bring much with you, all cleaning materials, soaps linen, towel (except beach) and we do all the cleaning. Situated in the rural south west of the Isle of Wight in the picturesque award winning village of Brighstone, near to forest and downs, and within a mile of the sea AONB and Heritage Coast designation. There is a pub with restaurant in the village along with food shops and others all within easy walking distance and the area has excellent access to walking and cycle routes.The cottage bedroom is located upstairs with a king size bed, ample cupboards, drawers and wardrobe space, television with Freeview Satellite Receiver with catchup TV, DVD player, clock radios and an en-suite shower room with latest electric thermostatically controlled shower for safety and temperature control. Downstairs there is an open plan layout with kitchen, dining room and lounge area containing two settees television with Freeview Satellite Receiver and catchup TV, DVD player and CD/tape/radio player, large fridge/freezer, washing machine, airers, electric oven and hob, microwave and many other items, see web site. French doors open out from the dining area onto a patio with garden furniture, garden, secure cycle rack (chain, lock, cover and some useful tools) and large drive. We have undertaken a ECO approach where possible. Equipped to high standard, sorry no pets.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
- At least one guest must be over 18 years old. No use of naked flames, such as candles etc in property or close to outside please. - Sorry no barbecues or washing lines* (planning restriction). *But we have two Airers for drying washing. - Sorry no outside heaters allowed. - The stable flooring is almost all varnished pine, if you could please not wear walking boots in the stable, it would be appreciated. - Sorry no pets as some guests have allergies and we do.
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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About the Owner
Vanessa M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2013
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Reviewed 20 October 2020

Spent a lovely week here in early October. Cottage is cosy, comfortable and well-equipped with all you need and more. Vanessa and Glyn could not have been more helpful and even arranged our ferry crossings at a great rate! Brighstone is a lovely village and...More

Date of stay: October 2020
Thank longie4
Reviewed 11 October 2020

We spent a week in West Wight, and Carriers made for a perfect base and bolt hole: outfitted to a high standard, wonderfully snug and situated a few minutes walk from the centre of Brighstone village. Vanessa and Glyn are attentive but never overbearing hosts....More

Date of stay: October 2020
Thank AGD1955
Reviewed 5 September 2020

Not long returned from our first holiday on the IOW and we are going back ... our holiday home for this year was this wonderful cottage in the very pretty village of Brighstone. Our thanks must go to Vanessa and Glyn for all their help...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Brian B
Climber710267, VR Owner at Carriers Stable - high quality holiday cottage in rural village near sea, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2020

Thank you for a great review, glad you found that we did our best to help the holiday be a success.

Reviewed 10 August 2019

This was our second stay at the Carriers, and because we loved it so much last year, this year we stayed for 2 weeks. This cottage has everything you could possibly need for a peaceful, relaxing break, Vanessa and Glyn have put a lot of...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank JaynTee
Climber710267, VR Owner at Carriers Stable - high quality holiday cottage in rural village near sea, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2019

Thank you, glad you love this part of the island as much as we do. There are lots of lovely walks on the downs and around village and local beaches.

Reviewed 4 August 2019

We had a fantastic holiday staying in Carriers Stable. The location was perfect, so peaceful and nothing was too far away. The accommodation had all you need for your stay and was very clean. The owner was lovely, very helpful and informative. Correspondence was great...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank janisleslie
Climber710267, VR Owner at Carriers Stable - high quality holiday cottage in rural village near sea, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2019

Thank you it is great to be appreciated it helps a lot.

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Reviewed 10 April 2019

A great cottage for two, spacious bedroom and shower room upstairs and living area with kitchen, sitting and dining space downstairs with a pretty little garden. The cottage was very clean. We had a lovely stay here, peaceful location but within easy reach of the...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank mauismum
Climber710267, VR Owner at Carriers Stable - high quality holiday cottage in rural village near sea, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2019

Thank you, we appreciate your comments and are glad you like the island as much as we do.

Reviewed 19 February 2019

Spacious, comfortable, impeccably clean, well equipped, tranquil yet walking distance to local pub, shop and bus stop, excellent value for money. We had a fabulous mini break here and would definitely recommend. Hosts had thought of absolutely everything. Perfect base for exploring Isle of Wight....More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank lramet349140
Climber710267, VR Owner at Carriers Stable - high quality holiday cottage in rural village near sea, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2019

Thank you for such a wonderful review, much appreciated. Vanessa

Reviewed 26 August 2018

We had a lovely holiday on the I.O.W and "Carriers Stable" was a great place to stay it was very clean and comfortable and was extremely well equipped. Vanessa & Glyn were both very welcoming and informative, we would highly recommend this cottage and definitely...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank DJ890
Management response:Responded 28 August 2018

Thank you for your very kind comments and we do hope to see you again.

Reviewed 28 July 2018

Wow, I don’t know where to start, Vanessa and Glyn have thought of everything for this delightful little holiday cottage, it’s like home from home, everything you could possibly want for a fantastic self catering holiday is here, right down to a shoe shine sponge!...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank JaynTee
Management response:Responded 30 July 2018

Thank you so much Jon & Teresa for this wonderful review, we look forward to seeing you next year. Will speak to you later this year when Wightlink ferries have next years schedule so I can get you discounted tickets.

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Best self catering holiday my wife and I have enjoyed for decades. Vanessa and Glyn helpful and cheerful always regarding places to see or eat. Property itself is a gem. What more can I say except we will recommend to our friends.

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Edward C
Management response:Responded 11 July 2018

Thank you very much for the amazing review, hope to see you again.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Books
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Situated on the outskirts of a quiet picturesque rural village in the South West with many thatched houses and repeat winner of best village on the Isle of Wight. Close to coast and good beaches, at the foot of the downs and forests with great walks that cross the island and on the round island cycle route. The village has a good pub/restaurant and there is also a bistro/tea rooms, quality food shopping and other shops. We also have good fossil hunting on the coast, wind surfing, kite surfing and uncrowded beaches
Getting around
There is a bus service at the bottom of the road that goes between Newport and freshwater (Number 12 - Southern Vectis).
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Carriers Stable - high quality holiday cottage in rural village near sea is able to accommodate up to 2 guests. See all property details.

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