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Seaside View Condominiums: Fits 3 Families

by ipopart Posted 20th Jun 2009 at 6:19 PM - Updated 22nd Jun 2009 at 7:54 AM by ipopart
15 Comments / replies (Who?) - 15 Feedback Posts
** I'm beginning to work on a series of apartments and condos called Bulk Those Townies, because I want to keep the townies; however, I do not want them taking up like 50% of the lots in the neighborhood. AND in addition, since TS3 likes to merge families that are inactive...it bothers me that families merge in these little homes that obviously do not have enough room for everyone. So with these apartments and condos I am in the process of STARTING a brand new town & merging my townies and inactive families together, but in style and in buildings that look nice in my town However, they are also good to actually put characters you want to play in as well.

Other Apartments/Condos:

-> City View Apartments


Luxury Designed condominiums each with a unique floorplan to fit 3 families

Good to put your sims in, or put 3 maxis made families in to free up space in your town.



2nd Floor Condo - The Happy Family
This condo is designed with a bright use of colors. This eccentric apartment is perfect for a family of 2 with 1 expecting, or a family of 3 already.

Features:
2 Bedrooms
1 bathroom
1 Living/study
1 Kitchen/dining
Large deck for family relaxing & a view





3rd Floor Condo - The Bachelor Pad
This modern condo is perfect for a single guy or gal who has made it big, perhaps living in the lap of luxury.

Features:
1 Bedroom
1 Bathroom
1 Kitchen/dining
1 Living area
1 Study
Large Deck, perfect for hosting parties




4th Floor Condo - The Family Suite

This calm condo is the largest of the three and is perfect for a family of 3 to 4.

Features:
2 Bedrooms
1 Nursery (can be turned into a 3rd bedroom if child is older)
1 Large Bathroom
1 Kitchen
1 Living/Study
Large deck with grill & outside dining area (also the dining room)
^ perfect for the family that likes to be together



Lot Costs:
Furnished: $271,957
Unfurnished: $126,093

Lot Size: 30 x 20
I recommend putting this lot near the beach, to take advantage of the beach view. In addition, the landscaping/foliage is tropical themed.

This Lot uses 1 Custom pattern:
-> Hipster Pattern By InnocentSheep

If you like please thank

Lot Size: 3x2
Lot Price: $271,957 $126,093

Number of bedrooms: 5 or more
Custom Content Included: Build content only
Furnishings: Fully Furnished
Special Flags: Not Applicable

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 3
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Seaside View Condominiums.rar

Size: 2.92 MB · Downloads: 4,403 · 20th Jun 2009
2.92 MB 4,403 20th Jun 2009
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Quick Guide:

1. Click the file listed on the Files tab to download the file to your computer.
2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file.
2. Select the .sims3pack file you got from extracting.
3. Cut and paste it into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Downloads folder. If you do not have this folder yet, it is recommended that you open the game and then close it again so that this folder will be automatically created. Then you can place the .sims3pack into your Downloads folder.
5. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Select the house icon, find the lot in the list, and tick the box next to it. Then press the Install button below the list.
6. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the lot to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
7. Run the game, and find your lot in Edit Town, in the premade lots bin.

Extracting from RAR, ZIP, or 7z: You will need a special program for this. For Windows, we recommend 7-Zip and for Mac OSX, we recommend Keka. Both are free and safe to use.


Need more help?

If you need more info, see Game Help:Installing TS3 Packswiki for a full, detailed step-by-step guide!
 
15 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 14 Feedback Posts
Test Subject
#2 Old 20th Jun 2009 at 9:58 PM
thanx for this awesome idea ^^
Lab Assistant
#3 Old 20th Jun 2009 at 10:28 PM
Thank you so much -- I love the concept and think you did an excellent job designing and furnishing.
Test Subject
#4 Old 21st Jun 2009 at 1:47 AM
Wait, so this will work all as if it were an individual lot for each family while playing? Like, if you have sims on each floor, say the bachelor pad floor had 1 sim and the family floor had 3 sims, would they all coexist and have to be managed at the same time?
Test Subject
#5 Old 21st Jun 2009 at 3:11 AM
Brilliant idea! I never thought of putting my townies in one lot, I've just been deleting them, which is annoying because I have less people for my sims to befriend. Thanks!
Test Subject
Original Poster
#6 Old 21st Jun 2009 at 3:56 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wallflowerfool
Wait, so this will work all as if it were an individual lot for each family while playing? Like, if you have sims on each floor, say the bachelor pad floor had 1 sim and the family floor had 3 sims, would they all coexist and have to be managed at the same time?


you would be in control of all the sims at the same time. Just like as if you merged 2 families together.

The reason why I made this is because I did not want to delete my townies, but not have them all over my neighborhood. So at the moment I have pretty much 85% of the townies living in a few different apartments/condos, and the rest of the neighborhood is left for my characters that I made/future sims.
Test Subject
#7 Old 21st Jun 2009 at 5:39 AM
This is a great idea - especially if you aren't playing townies! It's a much better place to keep them, and it will actually work if you do want to play fairy godmother from time to time.
Test Subject
#8 Old 21st Jun 2009 at 7:50 AM
Ipopart, Awesome Idea, Awesome Job... Thanks so much for sharing.
Test Subject
#9 Old 21st Jun 2009 at 12:26 PM
This is THE best lot i've seen so far. I'm pretty sure you were using top settings while screenshooting this thing, but it'll surely look as pretty as in pictures also when snapped into the 'hood.
Wiki Wizard
#10 Old 21st Jun 2009 at 2:08 PM
Wow this is awesomesauce thanks


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Lab Assistant
#11 Old 21st Jun 2009 at 4:58 PM
HUGs!!!!

Look forward to more.
Test Subject
#12 Old 22nd Jun 2009 at 12:18 AM
i love this idea, the townies are taking up all the best lots. just one concern- will it present any problems on slow machines?
Test Subject
#13 Old 22nd Jun 2009 at 2:59 AM Last edited by Opium_Girl : 22nd Jun 2009 at 3:00 AM. Reason: spellelling ;)
I had to say that I am doing the same "squish all townies together" deal as you but, unlike you, I was too lazy to actually make apartments. This is exceptional work.
My question is, are there ways to get more than 8 sims into a house for something like this where you will obviously not be playing the home?
Any way that you know of?

Thanks!
Test Subject
Original Poster
#14 Old 22nd Jun 2009 at 4:19 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Opium_Girl
I had to say that I am doing the same "squish all townies together" deal as you but, unlike you, I was too lazy to actually make apartments. This is exceptional work.
My question is, are there ways to get more than 8 sims into a house for something like this where you will obviously not be playing the home?
Any way that you know of?

Thanks!


not that I know of yet, but I really hope that someone makes this hack asap!!! lol... I'd love to stick more than 8 in an apartment, or in case a townie wants to have a baby
Test Subject
#15 Old 22nd Jun 2009 at 8:38 AM
good idea! Thanks!
Test Subject
#16 Old 24th Jun 2009 at 9:58 PM
This is awesome, I'm currently playing 3 generations of the same family in the same house xD this is the best way i can see to manage them all and keep the letch of a grandfather from hitting on his daughter in law :P