The house was also used for hiding weapons in special hiding places all over it. When Turkish soldiers were indvading the village ,the house was  the main shelter for the rebels. There were many hiding places and three exits , which contributed to the easier escape of the rebels. At each side of the house there are special defence and shooting places. A member of the family Popovi is Spas Popov-a Bulgarian writer , who devote his career to works, connected to his home village Gostun and his ancestors. Having listened his tails about the house, you can really feel the heroic atmosphere and be a part of the glorious history of the village.