Some might say … it’s a great home vacation option.
Monnow Valley Studio, the iconic recording studio in Monmouthshire, Wales, featured on the cover of Oasis’ debut single Supersonic, is now available to rent.
Steeped in rock music history, the studio since it opened in 1975 has also hosted artists such as Queen, Black Sabbath, Stereophonics, The Charlatans, Manic Street Preachers, and Iggy Pop, among others.
The iconic Monnow Valley Studio recording studio (pictured above) in Monmouthshire, Wales, is now available to rent
The recording studio is featured on the cover of Oasis’ hit single Supersonic (pictured left). The 16 foot tall wooden revolving doors found on the single deck are still in place (right)
Oasis booked the space in the fall of 1993 to record their debut album, Definitely Maybe. Although the group did not use the material found there in the finished album, it is where photographer Michael Spencer Jones captured the iconic image that heralded Oasis’ hitting the charts.
Speaking about filming the cover photo, Spencer Jones said Stop crying inconsolably: ‘The idea was to have a messy studio environment with amps and cables scattered everywhere.
Liam was only 21 at the time and already looked like a fully formed rock star, so I decided to have him lead the shot. I thought it would be a nice twist if I had my tungsten lights in sight, the idea was to put Oasis firmly in the ‘spotlight’ for their debut single. ‘
Supersonic was released in April 1994, the band had written and recorded the track in just one day at The Pink Museum in Liverpool.
Framed photographs of the Oasis adorn the walls, and a show of the Gallagher brothers in the middle of a recording session.
One of the 11 bedrooms on the property with a kitchen, which can host up to 26 tourists.
The recently renovated property features a home cinema, games room, fully equipped kitchen, and soundproofed party room.
The property, a 600-year-old mill, still operates as a studio, but now up to 26 tourists can spend the night there on a self-catering basis.
The recently renovated property has 11 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms, six of which are en-suite.
There is also a home theater, a games room, a fully equipped kitchen and a soundproofed party room.
Visitors are assured that they will feel like rock stars while staying at this unique property.
The fully equipped kitchen on the property, which is available to rent from £ 850 a night, with a minimum stay of three nights.
One of 10 bathrooms on the historic riverside property. Six of the bathrooms are en suite
The Monnow Valley estate has been home to some of the greatest legends of British music
And the 16-foot-tall wooden revolving doors found on the Oasis single deck are still in place.
Framed photographs of Oasis adorn the walls, and a show of the Gallagher brothers in the middle of a recording session.
The rental also features an outdoor hot tub on the terrace, which overlooks the studio’s garden.
The cozy living room of the house, where guests can curl up on large sofas next to a wood burning stove.
Property owners can help guests organize on-site beauty treatments and catering from professional chefs.
A photo of the recording team in the studio, which has been hosting bands since 1975.
The studio has hosted artists such as Queen, Black Sabbath, and Stereophonics.
Visitors are assured to feel like rock stars as they enjoy meals in the glass-walled dining room, snuggle by the wood burning stove, or stroll the private grounds overlooking the Monnow River.
A statement adds: ‘For celebratory getaways, the owners can help you arrange on-site beauty treatments or catering from professional chefs, so you can be treated by celebrities like celebrity guests of the past decades.’
Monnow Valley Studio is available to rent from £ 850 per night, with a minimum stay of three nights. For more information visit independentcottages.co.uk.