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Traditional Suburban, 3br 2.5ba - CC Free

by alverdine Posted 3rd Sep 2013 at 10:00 PM - Updated 15th Sep 2013 at 1:59 PM by alverdine
12 Comments / replies (Who?) - 7 Feedback Posts, 4 Thanks Posts
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
This newly built house in a traditional American style features 3 bedrooms, 2 and a half bathrooms, a 2 car attached garage, laundry room, breakfast nook, formal dining room, 2 story family room with a fireplace, recreational room and a moderately sized yard with a patio. The home is fully furnished in a casual contemporary style, using lots of organic materials and paints in fairly neutral and earthy tones. Suited for a family of up to 4 with a small dog.

Built from this floorplan:

Lot Size: 30x30
Furnished: $143,378
Unfurnished: $72,157
Game Version: 1.55
Uses stuff from all EPs & SPs up to and including Island Paradise, excluding Katy Perry, Diesel and 70's, 80's, 90's.

-All plumbing, appliances and electronics upgraded to unbreakable, and the already unbreakable ones to improved quality.
-All combustibles upgraded to fireproof.
-Fire and burglar alarms hidden behind the cabinet above the fridge.
-Microwave still functions and animates properly.
-Bookshelves in the rec room and nursery (should) contain toddler books.
-Couldn't figure out why there's a weird shadow on the roof above the garage doors, sorry!
-CC and CAP free, Custard checked.
-Fully playtested with a family.

Store Items:
-Haute Hip Curtain Collection V.1
-Comfy couch with Slipcover
-Super Comfy Loveseat
-Grapes of Nectary Table Lamp
-Woven Wicker Trunk
-Friendly Office Lamp
-Playground Dresser
-Bayside Hamper
-Murano Retro and Ripe Fruit Bowl
-Woven Wicker Baskets
-Coffee Tray with Book Accents
-Fisherman's Floor Lantern
-Spa Necessities
-Fraud Laug
-Palm in Vase
-Peter's Safari Mobile
-Fantasy Activity Table

Free Store Items:
-Moe P. Cuddlebones
-Season Decal: Fall

Most of the store stuff is just deco and won't really affect the look of the lot if absent, but I would suggest having the couches (because they are really nice) and maybe the curtain too - the list is loosely in order of reccommendation.

Enjoy! -Al

Lot Size: 3x3
Lot Price: 143,378

Additional Credits:
armiel: Builder's Island DIY
velocitygrass: Remove stencils/overlays
misukisu: Decorator's Best Friend
Twallan: Debug Enabler

Number of bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms
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.

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Built with Game Version: 1.55
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Traditional Suburban 3br 2.5ba.rar

Size: 2.57 MB · Downloads: 2,890 · 3rd Sep 2013
2.57 MB 2,890 3rd Sep 2013
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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!
12 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 6 Feedback Posts, 4 Thanks Posts
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Test Subject
#2 Old 4th Sep 2013 at 1:57 AM
very very nice
Field Researcher
#3 Old 5th Sep 2013 at 10:16 PM
absolutely lovely. thank you :)
Original Poster
#4 Old 6th Sep 2013 at 5:39 AM
Thanks guys, glad you like it
Top Secret Researcher
#5 Old 6th Sep 2013 at 6:45 AM
This is so amazing! Why does my landscaping never turn out like that! lol. Beautiful house, inside and out.

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Original Poster
#6 Old 15th Sep 2013 at 1:59 PM
Thanks LadyAngel
Forum Resident
#7 Old 14th Oct 2013 at 7:20 PM
Nicely done!
Test Subject
#8 Old 2nd Dec 2013 at 9:50 AM
Where did you get the closet doors? I downloaded the house without the extra CC and the closet doors show up as ugly medal doors. Link to the door CC?
Original Poster
#9 Old 2nd Dec 2013 at 9:22 PM
Originally Posted by Insanity-Ascending
Where did you get the closet doors? I downloaded the house without the extra CC and the closet doors show up as ugly medal doors. Link to the door CC?

Heya, they're not CC - they're from Island Paradise.
I know it's not listed as a required EP on the file download page (it was an issue with the upload manager at the time), but it's written as required in the description.
Test Subject
#10 Old 28th Aug 2014 at 10:55 PM
This house is amazing! You have a talent for building very nice homes. Great job and I can't wait to use it in gameplay!
Test Subject
8th Oct 2014 at 9:30 PM
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Test Subject
#11 Old 8th Oct 2014 at 9:51 PM
Where is the version WITH custom content?
Original Poster
#12 Old 13th Oct 2014 at 2:23 AM
Hey autumnsalads, there is no version containing CC, this house is CC free and isn't pictured with any, not sure as to why there is confusion about that :S