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Sitanos Authentic Cretan Stone Farmhouses consists of three neighboring independent stone residences (Anna, Athena and Maria), which are representative examples of Cretan rural folk houses of the 18th century type "kamarospito" and constitute important monuments of architectural heritage, history and culture of Eastern Crete.

1. Athena House (up to 4 people):

- The Rural Residence “ATHENA” is an authentic, stone Cretan rural house with a rectangular layout of about 54 m2 , a “kamarospito” (“arch house”) with a private yard and a view of the hills, valleys, vineyards and gardens which surround the Sitanos village. It is built entirely with local stone which the original owners used centuries ago and it can accommodate up to 4 people. 
- A stone arch divides the ground plan into four autonomous areas, without disrupting the unity of the space. The areas are adjusted to the contemporary needs of accommodation preserving their original form and they include a sleeping area, a kitchen and a living room area with the authentic fireplace (which was used for heating and cooking) and a bathroom. A special feature of this house is the painting on the rock which is embedded to the stone wall of the house over the old grape press which has been transformed into a comfortable double bed. A handmade sofa transforms into a double bed in the living room area and two handmade wooden armchairs become a single bed in the sleeping area providing a hospitable shelter for friends and family.
- There is a private yard with the necessary furniture, a garden, a separate main entrance, a fully equipped kitchen (oven, ceramic cooker, fridge, coffee maker, toaster, etc), dining area, a living room area, a fireplace, a desk, a sleeping area with double bed, a bathroom with a shower and a washing machine, an ironing board, Internet Wi-Fi, etc. We provide for free towels and sheets.
- About 70 meters from the house there is private parking area.
- The guests also have access to the communal open space “SELENA TERRACE” which has a dining space, wood oven and BBQ.

2. Maria House (up to 6 people) : 

- The Rural Residence “MARIA” is an authentic, stone Cretan rural house with a rectangular layout of about 94 m2, a “kamarospito” (“arch house”) of two ground levels, following the slope of the mountain, with two private yards and a view of the hills, valleys, vineyards and gardens which surround the Sitanos village. It is built entirely with local stone which the original owners used centuries ago and it can accommodate up to 6 people.
- The entrance to the house from the front yard leads to the first level which consists of a big open plan space divided by a stone arch into four autonomous areas, without disrupting the unity of the space. The areas are adjusted to the contemporary needs of accommodation preserving their original form and they include a kitchen, a dining area, a living room area consisting of two handmade armchairs and a built sofa and a stone “grape press” which in the old days had double use (for crashing grapes in September / bed for the children for the rest of the year) which was preserved in its original form containing old household utensils. Right across the “grape press” it is rebuilt in its original form the traditional, elevated, wooden, double bed (“tavlado”) which can sleep two people.
- On the first level, on the left of the open plan space is “the room with the fireplace”. A double stone bed and the authentic old fireplace of the house create a comfortable area to entertain your friends and family.
- At the back of the open plan space a double-door with a stone arch leads to the second level of the house to a space which in the past was used as a storage area for food and drink (wine, olive oil, grain, etc). This level is about 1 m higher than the rest of the house. Here οwners preserved the interesting features of the original building like the two stone arches and the embedded large rocks on the walls. They have also embedded a double built bed and this is the main bedroom of the house “the room with the arches”. The old barn, right next to this space, was converted into a spacious bathroom with a shower, a built wash basin and a washing machine.
- The stone walls of the old stable and the surrounding rocks have been preserved in their original form and have become the inner open-air yard which can be used as an open-air dining room or as a place to relax on the comfortable built sofa. A stone staircase leads to the private roof with its open-air sitting area (with a panoramic view of the hills, the valleys, the vineyards, the gardens and the whole village), to the communal open space “SELENA TERRACE” with a dining space, wood oven and BBQ and to the garden.

3. Anna House (up to 4 people) : 
- The Rural Residence “ANNA” is an authentic, stone Cretan rural house with a rectangular layout of about 63 m2 , a “kamarospito” (“arch house”) with a private yard and a view of the hills, valleys, vineyards and gardens which surround the village. It is built entirely with local stone which the original owners used centuries ago and it can accommodate up to 4 people.
- A stone arch divides the ground plan into four autonomous areas on the side, without disrupting the unity of the space. The areas are adjusted to the contemporary needs of accommodation preserving their original form and they include two sleeping areas with two double beds, a kitchen and a living room area with the authentic fireplace (which was used for heating and cooking). A very special feature of the house is the stone grape press which was preserved in its original form and is used as a second sleeping area. There is also a spacious bathroom of about 23 square meters which was originally a storage area for the agricultural produce of the family which is by the house with a separate entrance (not accessible from the inside of the house), equipped with all modern facilities like a shower, an independent toilet area, handmade basin furniture, a washing machine and wardrobe.
- There is a private yard with the necessary furniture, a garden, a separate main entrance, a fully equipped kitchen (oven, ceramic cooker, fridge, coffee maker, toaster, etc), a dining area, a living room area, a fireplace, a desk, two sleeping areas with double beds, a bathroom with a shower and a washing machine, an ironing board, Internet Wi-Fi, etc.
- About 70 meters from the house there is private parking area.
- The guests also have access to the communal open space “SELENA TERRACE” which has a dining space, wood oven and BBQ. We provide for free towels and sheets.

Features Include

  • Garden View
  • Mountain View
  • Patio
  • Iron
  • Washing Maschine
  • Fireplace
  • Sofa Bed
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Bathroom with Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Kitchenette
  • Filter Coffee Machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dining Table
  • BBQ
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Books
  • Babies & Children’s Material
  • Toaster
Hotel Information Recommended For
Type: Houses Architecture & style :
Rooms: 3 Village Atmosphere :
Pool: No Young Couples :
Dining: Self Catering Mountain :
Children: Welcome Quality of Service :
Closed: November to March Rural :

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