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Huxley – 3BR 2BA, no CC

by plasticbox Posted 25th Aug 2014 at 7:40 PM - Updated 29th Aug 2014 at 5:47 PM by plasticbox
11 Comments / replies (Who?) - 1 Feedback Posts, 10 Thanks Posts
Two-story house with basement, furnished for 5+1 sims, built on a 15 x 25 lot. Has three empty rooms in the basement, one of which would make a good extra bathroom or laundry room.

Playtested; the stairs work even though they’re sideways (because the entire lot was built sideways).

Base game content only. Note that I have a lighting mod installed (this one) so the shadows are much more pronounced on my screenshots than they’d be in an out-of-the-box game – this is why I've photoshopped one of the screenshots (says so in the description), the other ones are unmodified.

66.654 furnished
38.768 unfurnished

Lot Size: 15x25
Lot Price: 66.654 / 38.768
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.

Sims 3
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Size: 2.53 MB · Downloads: 2,609 · 25th Aug 2014
2.53 MB 2,609 25th Aug 2014
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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.

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Test Subject
#2 Old 25th Aug 2014 at 10:20 PM
i love so simple
Test Subject
#3 Old 25th Aug 2014 at 11:51 PM
I love and still have your Sims 2 stuff! <3
Test Subject
#4 Old 26th Aug 2014 at 8:06 PM
I love this house! It's so simple and cozy. My sim family adores it!
Test Subject
#5 Old 26th Aug 2014 at 10:52 PM
The house is so cool Im usually picky about wut i get, so this is great :D
#6 Old 27th Aug 2014 at 6:41 PM
Very nice, good to see you back
Field Researcher
#7 Old 1st Sep 2014 at 1:09 AM
Your back!
Test Subject
#8 Old 12th Sep 2014 at 4:47 AM
I love this house!! It has become my favorite house in the game!

I have a question though, I put a bedroom in the basement and all my sims do is go up and down the stairs. I tried to fix it myself but they still keep doing it. Do you have any advice on how to fix this?

Again, thank you for the download. I have downloaded several of your houses. Keep up the great work!
Pettifogging Legalist!
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Original Poster
#9 Old 13th Sep 2014 at 10:25 AM
Originally Posted by youretacky
all my sims do is go up and down the stairs

Well shoot!? I actually tested for this -- the stairs issue is a game bug that was never fixed, but as far as I know/knew only concerned stacked stairs that were parallel to the front/back (which is why I built this lot sideways and then rotated it).

It works in my game -- I can only guess that this behaviour might have "changed" (as in, messed up even more thoroughly) in later versions perhaps. What you can try is rebuild the basement stairs along the lines of Breckenridge Manor (see profile, should be on the first page), L-shaped. The important bit is only that the top "entrance" of the stairs can't be stacked, it's not the stairs as a whole.

Stuff for TS2 · TS3 · TS4 | Please do not PM me with technical questions – we have Create forums for that.

In the kingdom of the blind, do as the Romans do.
Test Subject
#10 Old 28th Sep 2014 at 10:24 AM
This is so awesome! Both the house and the fact that you are back!
Test Subject
#11 Old 24th Dec 2014 at 5:46 AM
Your home plans all have a characteristic beauty, style, scale, and function that I am quickly recognizing as yours when I see them. The ones I REALLY like right away are by you! :) Thank you for sharing your talent so we can enjoy beautiful play spaces.
Test Subject
#12 Old 23rd Jan 2015 at 3:17 AM
In love with all your houses. Good job, thanks!