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The old houses in the village were built with no street plan at all. They were usually two or three storeyed, high-ceilinged, convenient and after all built in such a technique  to make everyday life and agricultural works in big families, convenient. A typical old house -a two storeyed one - with a wooden ,roofed balcony and wooden balustrade was usually built  in such a technique  so that the foundations and the first floor  were made of stones –the walls being 50cms thick-which kept the house  cool in summer and warm in winter. Whereas the 2nd floor was built in the technique  of "tsatma", that is:thin, vertical and diagonal planks inside the wall and outside plastered in lime.

A typical three-storeyed house had the following rooms: on the first floor  (or “katoi” as it was called)there were the food stores, where they used to keep the flour,the wheat and barrels of wine that they made themselves. They also salted  several sorts of food  to preserve them from spoiling. Very often the first floor was their stable, too( or else "ahouri"). Most families kept a stable  because they were farmers  and, so it was necessary for them to have at least one donkey, oxen, mules and others.

In those days the rich people of Neo Souli were one or two families that had fields and cattle. On the 2nd floor was the kitchen, the living room- a very formal place, where they used to sit only when they had visitors-, the sitting room, where they spent their free time  and the roofed veranda, which was like an inner balcony , where they did most of their works. In summer they were busy with the leaves of tobacco, and tied them up in parcels. On the 3rd floor were the bedrooms, where there was  a couch ,a wardrobe and several drawers.There was a fireplace –called "hontzaki" - on every floor for the heating of the rooms. On the ceiling they used to store and hang the plants of tobacco, which, later, put in the basement and covered its trap with a piece of wood or something very heavy.

In every house there was a toilette which they called "hria" or "anageon". Besides in all the houses there were ovens. The roofs were covered with tiles of Byzantine type. The floors, the timberings and the ceilings were all wooden. So the houses were perfect  from every point of view.