Welcome La Maison de Bastian, in the center of Cognac. We have a large secluded garden behind typical French stonewalls and a swimming pool. 12 bedrooms hosts 24 guests comfortably, each room with a private bathroom.
La Maison de Bastian is a mansion nearby the heart of Cognac, Place Francois Premier with restaurants and bars, the flower and foodmarked and the shopping street. Everything within 10 minuts calm walk.
We have arranged weddings, anniversaries, and work seminars in the past. There are large common areas that can be used as meeting rooms, and the house is well-suited for companies and private groups alike. The dining room seats 30 dinner guests, and events in the spacious garden can include up to 100 guests.
The guests have access to the kitchen, dining room, sitting rooms, library and wine cellar. We have a pool table and you are welcome to use the large garden with the outdoor swimming pool (open in the season)
Interaction with guests
If requested we are happy to serve breakfast and arrange catering for dinner parties. We are happy to arrange events such as picnics, visits at the Cognac houses, serve dinners, or help you with reservations at the good restaurants. This has to be arrange in advance and can have additional costs. Please contact us for details.
We do have a privat room in the house that is not available to our guests. We might stay in this room during rentals.
Our gardener, our cleaning personelle and the pool maintenance personelle can come during your stay at La Maison de Bastian
Other things to note
It is possible to park several cars on the premises. However, please be careful when driving through the gate, as low cars can have a problem with it. It is also possible to park for free in the street right outside of the house.
No smoking inside of the house. It is possible to smoke outside in the garden, and we can to provide you with ashtrays if needed.
Please help us keep the doors and gate locked.
We are a family from Norway, who are in love with France but also enjoys traveling around in all parts of the world.
We like to thrust in people and feel comforted when we are staying in other folks home just as much as we enjoy having people coming to our places.
We speak several languages, even some of them is a bit poor.
Some things we enjoy specific: Winter-sports like cross-country and alpine, mountain hiking, making of food and dining with friends, wine and cognac, traveling(of cours), art and photography and...
...a challange to overcome!