The first feeling you have at Chic Manor Sutor is the strong energy emanating from the history of the house and also the uncontaminated landscape of Crete.
The unique Chic Manor Sutor is the only residence in the old town of Rethymnon it can accommodate up to 12 guests. This building is the result of two, two-storey, houses built vertically, with entrances from two parallel alleys of the city.
It is located on Minos Street, a comfortable and safe alley of the old city of Rethymno, close to the forts of Fortezza Fortress. It is just a five-minute walk from all the central points of the city allowing visitors to easily access and taste the colorful and fragrant streets of our historic city. At the same time is far from the noise. Just the right place to stop the watch andregain your privacy.
Chic Manor Sutor is an emblematic building with distinctive history, traveling their visitors in time.Built in the 17th century by Venetians, it passed into the property of the Ottomans and over the last centuries they transferred to the property of Cretans. This characterizes it as a historic listed monument that has been renovated with respect for its history and brings a large part of the heritage of our country.
Our name: With the passage of time the house passed into the hands of an aristocratic family where the owners were until recently. One of the rooms of the house was turned into craftsmanship of leather footwear, from which the present name of the villa, Sutor, also took its name. In Latin, Sutor stands for a shoemaker, and as a mark of authenticity, the leather objects depict the face of a lion.
Its architectural traits betray its age and the identities of the cultures that have been left in it. All the openings feature the characteristic stone-built chamber, the fireplace used as an oven, the courtyard and the well.
At the point where Sutor's pool places today, the inner courtyard of the second residence was set, bordering on the historic Public Baths of the old city and their imposing vaults, emerging from the stone-built wall.
All the traditional materials were used in a contemporary way. It is designed and furnished with minimalist style in earthy colors and decorative motifs from the history of Crete made in a loom.
The current owner, enchanted by the luxury of simplicity and the secrets of this little paradise, wishing to maintain this atmosphere.
The recesses of the house, some of which were crypts and other windows to communicate with the side houses, are decorated with all the finds that he has restored and testify to the passion of the previous craftsman.
On the upper floor there are four rooms each with its own bathroom, one of which is characterized as master bedroom due to its comfort.
On the ground floor are the living room, the kitchen and the inner courtyard, the fifth room of the house in front of the pool.
Enjoy the outdoor-relaxation area either at the terrace or the pool. An alternative to an appetizer with a romantic glass of wine.
The house remains an amazing choice also during the winter season because of its location.
Chic Manor Sutor is also a special romantic location for an intimate and luxurious wedding, offering unique privacy and an amazing meeting with history.
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