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Lakeside Lifestyle

by calicocool Posted 26th Aug 2014 at 2:01 PM - Updated 26th Aug 2014 at 1:58 PM by spladoum
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After a long day fishing on the lake who wouldn't want to retreat to this rustic alpine lodge? Traditionally designed and styled, it has 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.



This house is based on a Michigan house featured in Elegant Homes Magazine, Fall 2005 (pictures included).




An outdoor shower and mudroom allow for easy clean up after a day on the lake. Craftsman-style details and a bright, cheerful interior make this house a stylish addition to your neighborhood.



This house is built on a hill to replicate lakeside terrain and in accordance to the floor plan pictured below. I have tried to balance realism with Sims 3 functionality in this lot to capture the aesthetic of the lake house while attempting to make the lot look natural in a Sims neighborhood. In order to decrease the slope that would be required at the back of the house if the front was flat, I decided to raise the front part of the lot to compensate. That's why the front lawn isn't flat. The resulting slope on the back lawn has been disguised with landscaping to the extent I felt appropriate.



Fully furnished. I apologize for the crappy reference photos, I had to take them with my phone's camera... This house uses custom content and some objects from expansion packs but they are not vital. I do recommend you get the country windows though. All CC is found below. Happy Fishing!


Required but not included CC:
simple shower by HugeLunatic*http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=394883
door with glass by lemoncandy*http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=373833
grandfather clock by ambular*http://www.modthesims.info/d/422467
3x2 traditional rugs by sionelle*http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=486969
Lisen_smallplantinpot2; Lisen_smallplantinpot by Lisen801*http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=478758
CD pile, books by lemoncandy*http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=369403
small wicker trunk by BabaYaga*http://modthesims.info/d/374942
windowcountrytall2 x1; window country full; ventana subconsciente; window country privacy 2 x1 by HugeLunatic* http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=407473
table fern; table hosta by lemoncandy*http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=367397
DIY curtains right thick curtain; DIY curtains medium thick rod by chasmchronicle*http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=480955
Fake chimney full wallheight; fake chimney tilted; fake chimney narrow full wallheight; fake chimney narrow top by armiel* http://modthesims.info/download.php?t=432817
watering can by lemoncandy*http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=364791


Lot Size: 30x30
Lot Price: $145,190 furnished, $82,703 unfurnished

Lot Size: 30x30
Lot Price: 145,190



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Expansion/Stuff packs required:
Sims 3 Ambitions Generations + 2 SPs

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Number of bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms
Custom Content Included: Build and Buy Mode Content
Furnishings: Fully Furnished
Special Flags: Not Applicable

Tags: #craftsman, #bungalow, #lake, #house, #lakehouse, #beach, #beach house, #real house, #real, #slope, #elegant homes, #magazine