The Studio

The Studio

A great Countryside Getaway & Just a short hop from the stunning Matfen Hall – Sleeps 2

The Studio

Shellbraes Studio is a well-equipped and beautifully presented self-contained property attached to Shellbraes Farmhouse, which can be enjoyed as a Super King or twin bed set up.
It has its own private entrance, parking and hidden sunny courtyard! Shellbraes Studio is a perfect base for single holiday makers, for romantic couples seeking an escape or as a honeymoon suite when the larger wedding party are staying at the stunning Shellbraes Farmhouse.


Nearby pub: Great Whittington 1.3 miles
Shops: 5.5 miles in Corbridge (10 minutes) or 8 miles in Hexham (15 minutes)
Nearest Railway Station: Corbridge or Hexham or Newcastle Central is 21 miles away (30 mins by car)

Wedding Venues
Matfen Hall 2.7 miles
Vallum Farm 5.5 miles
Matfen Brewery: 4.6 miles
Healey Barn 12.1 miles
Hexham Abbey and house 8 miles
Slayley Hall 17.5 miles


The Studio is accessed along a short path to the rear of the property from the parking area down three steps to a private entrance.

All the accommodation is on the ground floor, centrally heated and also has a cosy wood-burning stove. The Studio compromises of:

Seating and dining area: A comfy sofa in front of a wood burning stove and Smart TV. A fold out dining table with seating for two.
Kitchen area: With electric hob, fridge, kettle and a Nepresso coffee machine.
Bathroom: Bath with shower over, W.C. and sink and enjoys the comfort of underfloor heating.

Bedroom area: With either super-king or twin beds.

Children are very welcome with travel and cot and highchair available on request.

All bed linen is high quality, crisp white cotton.

All power, bed linen and towels included. High-speed broadband providing Wi-Fi is provided. One basket of logs, kindling and firelighters are provided.

Shellbraes Studio has private parking and entrance to the rear of the farm, a secluded courtyard with table and chairs for two.

Floor Plan


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Terms and Conditions – Shellbraes Studio

  • All online and telephone bookings are provisional until confirmed in writing by Wooden star Cottages Ltd.
  • Shellbraes Studio has a minimum stay of 2 nights.
  • Wooden Star Cottages will pass on to guests, in full, after we have confirmed a booking, all costs or charges the owner makes to us which are connected to your booking.
  • All prices are for the property as a whole and not a per person basis. Shellbraes Studio sleeps 2 people. A travel cot can be provided for infants.
  • A deposit of 30% of the total booking cost of the stay is required at the time of the booking being confirmed. The balance to be paid 7 days prior to your stay.
  • The owners reserve the right to alter the booking arrangement in the event of unforeseen circumstances, if they do Wooden Star Cottages will contact you on their behalf as soon as possible. If cancellation by the owner is necessary, the monies received shall be returned in full.
  • The property is available from 3pm on day of arrival until 10.30am on the day of departure.
  • Guests shall keep the property and all furniture and fittings in the same state of cleanliness and general order in which it was found and report any damage and breakages before departure.
  • The owner shall not be liable for any loss or damage to personal property or any injury during your stay.
  • The number of persons using the property shall not exceed the maximum number stated on the property details.
  • In the event of cancellation – the 30% deposit is non-refundable. If a booking is cancelled less than 7 days before the date of arrival a charge equal to 50% of the stay will be charged. A no show or reduction in the stay will incur the full amount of the booking.
  • All prices quoted include VAT, where applicable.
  • All of Wooden Star properties are smoke free apart from designated areas indicated in the welcome information at the property. Owners reserve the right to make a reasonable charge where guests have contravened this policy.
  • Guests right to occupy the property may be forfeited without compensation if:
  1. More people than declared at the time of booking attend to take up occupation
  2. Any activity takes place which is deemed illegal or may cause unreasonable damage, noise or disturbance
  3. Smoking takes place in the property
  • The owner or a representative from Wooden Star Cottages Ltd shall be allowed to enter the property at any reasonable time with prior notice or without in the event of an emergency during occupancy by Guests.
  • Wooden Star Cottages Ltd have compiled information on our website as accurately as possible at the time of guests booking the property, however facilities may be altered or withdrawn for reasons outside of our control, in which case we cannot accept responsibility. We make every effort to ensure that the property details supplied to us by the owners are accurately reproduced. Guests are advised that if a specific facility is required they should be requested through us prior to your stay. Guests should accept that minor differences between text & photographs on the website and the actual property may arise and Wooden Star Cottages Ltd cannot take responsibility should any of the properties not conform to guests’ standards or expectations.
  • In the event of there being cause for complaint concerning a property, the matter should be taken up with a representative from Wooden Star Cottages Ltd in the first instance immediately, it is important that this is done while guests are still at the property, so an on-the-spot investigation can by carried out fairly and remedial action taken if required and possible.
  • The booking conditions will apply to all confirmed bookings.
  • These website Booking Conditions supersede all previous editions.