Carriers Stable



Bowness, Moortown Lane, Brighstone, Newport, Isle Of Wight, PO30 4AN

Tel: 01983740717

Carriers Stable


Carriers Stable is a beautiful early Victorian detached cottage with own drive and shaded parking, ideal for two people, in Brighstone village. We try to provide most items so you don't have to bring much with you, and we do all the cleaning ourselves. Please check out our online visitor's book or Tripadvisor reviews, which are our best advert.

Situated in the rural south west of the Isle of Wight in the picturesque village of Brighstone, near to forest and down, and within a mile of the sea by car less by footpath. The downs are directly behind us with great walks through the forest. In the village there is a pub with restaurant, and another restaurant/bar in the village along with food shops and others businesses including doctors surgery with pharmacy, all within easy walking distance and the area has excellent access to walking and cycle routes. We also provide Free Wi-Fi access (50+mb) with own router that covers the whole building. Also USB charger sockets, one upstairs and one downstairs within mains sockets.

The cottage bedroom is located upstairs with a king size bed, ample cupboards, drawers and wardrobe space, television with Freeview Satellite Receiver, DVD player, clock radios and an en-suite shower.

Downstairs there is an open plan layout with kitchen, dining room and lounge area containing a settee, television with Freeview Satellite Receiver, DVD player and CD/tape/radio player, large fridge/freezer, washer/drier, electric oven and hob, microwave and many other items you expect in a normal home, see website.

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 own drive.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Self catering unit£390.00 per unit per week

*Price for 3 days at 60% of weekly rate, 4 days at 75%, 5 days at 85% and 6 days
at 90%. We normally only take 3 day bookings as our minimum stay and normally
only out of main season.
As a separate bonus we will give a £45 discount for all customers for any second
consecutive week booked and £12 additional discount per week for return visitors.
10% discount for single occupancy.
Entry to property at 15.00 on first day and exit of property at 10.00 on last morning.

Car ferry travel at discount prices, charged at cost.
Secure Bike rack provided with chain and padlock, plus waterproof cover, ideal for two bikes.


Establishment Features

  • Adults only
  • CD player in lounge
  • DVD available
  • Ferry inclusive/ferries can be arranged
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Linen available free of charge
  • Open Christmas
  • Open New Year

Leisure Facilities

  • Cycle Hire - Yes contact details provided on website
  • Eating Out Within Walking Distance - Yes local pub
  • Fishing - Local fishing lakes and sea fishing available close by
  • Swimming Pool close by - Public swimming pools at Newport and Freshwater about 7 miles away.

Parking & Transport

  • Bus stop within walking distance - No 12 Southern Vectis bus stops at bottom of road. Also FYT community bus service in village
  • Car parking - Own drive for parking

Payment Methods

  • Midweek breaks
  • Weekend breaks

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside

Room / Unit Features

  • All rooms non-smoking
  • Broadband
  • Colour TV
  • Drying facilities
  • Hairdryer available
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Microwave
  • One bedroom
  • Radio in unit
  • Shaver Point/s
  • Washing Machine

Specialist Features

  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
  • Special provisions for cyclists


Map & Directions

Road Directions

From East Cowes ferry, second exit at roundabout onto Well Road, A3021, A3054 to Newport, town centre, Pyle Street, B3323 to Shorwell, B3399 to Brighstone.

From Fishbourne ferry, B3339 (Fishbourne lane), A3054 to Newport, town centre, Pyle Street, B3323 to Shorwell, B3399 to Brighstone.

From Yarmouth ferry, A3054 to Totland, A3055 to Freshwater, B3399 to Brighstone.

Public Transport Directions

From West Cowes Red Jet Hi-speed ferry : No 1 bus route to Newport and change to No. 12 to Brighstone.

From Ryde Catamaran/Hovertravel: No. 9 bus route to Newport and change to No. 12 to Brighstone.

From Yarmouth ferry: No. 7 to Freshwater and change to No. 12 to Brighstone.

For further bus information please contact Southern Vectis at or +44 0871 200 2233 (bus times) / +44 01983 827000 (head office).


  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2018 Tourism South East Member 2018 2018

Opening Times

Autumn/Winter (31 Aug 2018 - 1 Jan 2019)

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