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Bare Essentials Collection

by Korgan Posted 23rd Dec 2010 at 3:19 PM - Updated 24th Dec 2010 at 4:19 AM by Korgan
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The Bare Essentials Collection is a series of three themed starter/inexpensive homes for your sims.

The first, Shore Shack is a beach-themed starter, ideal for a single sim fresh out of CAS.



The lot includes:
Outdoor kitchen/dining area
Living room
Single-person bedroom
Toilet
Outdoor bathing area
Firepit
Parking area

The lot costs $13,691 furnished and $10,757 unfurnished and sits on a 40 x 30 lot (ideal placement at Recurve Strand). Remember, Recurve Strand must be changed to a residential property and then bulldozed in order for you to place the Shore Shack on the lot.


The second lot, Stonehedge is a nice little cottage for your retired or naturalist sims.



The lot includes:
Kitchenette/dining area
Study
Couple's bedroom
Bathroom (entirely indoors)
Pond

The lot costs $19,619 furnished and $16,249 unfurnished. It should be placed at 53 Waterfall Way in Sunset Valley, as the lot is 36 x 47.


The final house, Country Cabin is an ideal home for your aspiring gardeners or fishermen.



The lot includes:
Kitchenette/Dining/Bedroom
Large outdoor deck
Bath house (complete with toilet and bathtub)
And a huge pond

The lot costs $19,662 furnished and $17,664 unfurnished. The lot must be placed at Pinochle Pinnacle in Sunset Valley since the lot is 64 x 64. You'll have the change the lot to residential and then bulldoze it before you place the Country Cabin.


As always, no CC and requires only the basegame!

Enjoy!

Lot Size: 6x6
Lot Price: See above

Number of bedrooms: 1 Bedroom
Custom Content Included: None
Furnishings: Fully Furnished
Special Flags: Not Applicable

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

Sims 3
Built with Game Version: 1.4.6.0000
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Country_Cabin.rar

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Stonehedge.rar

Size: 770.1 KB · Downloads: 2,650 · 23rd Dec 2010
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Shore_Shack.rar

Size: 532.0 KB · Downloads: 2,548 · 23rd Dec 2010
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Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
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!
 
13 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 3 Feedback Posts, 8 Thanks Posts
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Test Subject
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#2 Old 24th Dec 2010 at 2:51 AM
Thank you.

Starter homes are an area sorely lacking in both variety and availability.
Theorist
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#3 Old 24th Dec 2010 at 4:27 AM
They all look great! Thanks for sharing.
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#4 Old 24th Dec 2010 at 4:32 AM
Thanks for the comments, guys. Glad you like 'em.
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#5 Old 24th Dec 2010 at 12:30 PM
is this your world? i don't see so much, but looks amazing ^^
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#6 Old 24th Dec 2010 at 3:14 PM
Love them! They are innovative, unique, and so so sooooo cute! Thanks for sharing :-)
Test Subject
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#7 Old 27th Dec 2010 at 1:29 AM
These are so amazing, thankyou very much :D
Inventor
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#8 Old 27th Dec 2010 at 6:38 AM
Amazing houses Korgan!As usual i'm blown away by you're work,thanks .
Forum Resident
#9 Old 28th Dec 2010 at 3:42 PM
Did anyone else think "Rocket Power" when they saw the phrase "Shore Shack"? Come on, I can't be the only one... Anyway, excellent homes! I love the houses that really get close to nature. Simply beautiful! :D
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#10 Old 30th Dec 2010 at 10:17 PM
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Originally Posted by LethalLaurie
Did anyone else think "Rocket Power" when they saw the phrase "Shore Shack"? Come on, I can't be the only one...


Oh yeah, I totally stole "Shore Shack" from Rocket Power. I used to love that show. Haha. :D
Lab Assistant
#11 Old 24th Jan 2011 at 9:55 AM
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Originally Posted by LethalLaurie
Did anyone else think "Rocket Power" when they saw the phrase "Shore Shack"? Come on, I can't be the only one... Anyway, excellent homes! I love the houses that really get close to nature. Simply beautiful! :D
I Love Rocket Power!!!!
Field Researcher
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#12 Old 3rd Aug 2011 at 6:24 PM
Wow! I love these! Makes me want to play Sims 3! Haha
Lab Assistant
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#13 Old 6th Aug 2011 at 9:47 PM
I love these little starter homes. Thank you for making them:D