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Cottage Trio

by FakeHousesRealAwesome Posted 22nd Jan 2014 at 11:22 PM - Updated 23rd Jan 2014 at 6:18 PM by FakeHouses|RealAwesome
16 Comments / replies (Who?) - 1 Feedback Posts, 15 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.

These cottages were originally built in Enekjaer Island, on the three empty lots between the lighthouse and the lounge. Built in a matching, rustic style, these lots look great side-by-side and are suited for a rural world. With one, two and three bedrooms, they can accommodate a range of family sizes—I currently have a family of six residing comfortably in the largest of the set! The furnishing is simple: no custom content, just a few decor items, and neutral colors. The interior pictures were taken in Cottage #3, but the style is consistent through all three.

Custom Content

All lots use Lisen801's Nordic Windows and armiel's Build Set. They are pictured in Enekjaer Island with the Cloud Nine lighting mod by brntwaffles. No custom content is included in the file; you must download the items linked (while these cottages will look very different without the Nordic Windows, you could easily replace the fence and columns from the Build Set with other items if you'd like).

Cottage #1

Only one bedroom in this one, but there's ample living space for a couple of Sims. The cottage is roughly in the middle of the lot so there's room for expansion on either side. There's a small vegetable garden off the front patio, and a shed on the other end of the lot.
  • 30x15 lot
  • $20,393 unfurnished | $35,040 furnished
  • 1 bd/1 ba

Cottage #2

The ground-floor bedroom of this home has an entrance to the front patio, and the second bedroom is in a loft accessed by a ladder. Situated on the left side of the lot, the right half has room for a garden or future expansion.
  • 25x15 lot
  • $16,403 unfurnished | $30,450 furnished
  • 2 bd/1 ba

Cottage #3

With three bedrooms, this is the largest cottage in the set. The master bedroom is accessed through the foyer and two large bedrooms upstairs share a bathroom. The dining room has a door to the garden, where you'll find a line for washing and a bit of room for gardening if you'd like.
  • 30x15 lot
  • $22,836 unfurnished | $51,860 furnished
  • 3 bd/2 ba

Lot Size: 20x20
Lot Price: prices above
Tags: #cottage, #rustic

Number of bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms
Custom Content Included: Build content only
Furnishings: Starter Furnishings
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 World Adventures Pets
Built with Game Version: 1.55
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
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Size: 11.63 MB · Downloads: 4,083 · 22nd Jan 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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Constant Contestant
retired moderator THANKS POST
#2 Old 22nd Jan 2014 at 11:58 PM
Wow these are amazing, I love the architecture - so cute and cottagey :D
Test Subject
#3 Old 23rd Jan 2014 at 3:11 AM
These. Are. Beautiful.
They remind me of some cottages I saw in northern France last year. One day, I will own one, and I hope it'll be as cute as yours^^
#4 Old 23rd Jan 2014 at 3:57 AM
They are so sweet Perfect for a island
Pretty Space Pony
retired moderator THANKS POST
#5 Old 23rd Jan 2014 at 9:52 AM
Stunning! Thank you for sharing
#6 Old 23rd Jan 2014 at 10:29 AM
These are simply beautiful!
Such high quality houses with no CC or Eps needed
#7 Old 23rd Jan 2014 at 11:59 AM
Whoa! Your first upload here at MTS? Where the heck have you been before? I love the shape and colour of your houses. They're nicely furnished, the landscaping is great. I love them! They look like real houses. Great work! Thank you for sharing with us. :)
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#8 Old 23rd Jan 2014 at 6:24 PM
Thanks to everyone for the comments!

Originally Posted by FREEDOM_55
These are simply beautiful!
Such high quality houses with no CC or Eps needed

Sorry, but the roof and exterior walls are from WA and Pets, respectively. I could have sworn I selected those as required but obviously I screwed something up in the upload process; I've fixed it now. You could of course change them easily (I had a brick pattern instead of the Tudor-type wall pattern in an earlier version of this project) but I should have had those EPs marked as required.
Lab Assistant
#9 Old 26th Jan 2014 at 1:18 PM
What beautiful Houses. I want to live in all 3 ^^ I Love them! :lovestruc :lovestruc :lovestruc :lovestruc
#10 Old 27th Jan 2014 at 2:40 PM
#11 Old 9th Mar 2014 at 7:58 PM
Thanks for these Lovely Cottages.
Test Subject
#12 Old 3rd Apr 2014 at 2:55 PM
Thanks for these amazing cottages! Perfect for my sims <3
#13 Old 19th Jun 2014 at 12:51 AM
These look lovely! Thanks for sharing. :)
Lab Assistant
#14 Old 25th Jun 2014 at 7:11 AM
I have actually had these in game now for three weeks. You did a spectacular job. I've hardly changed anything in them. They work well with most themes in the game too. I would love to see you make something similar with a real tropical beach theme. These are great though!!
Test Subject
#15 Old 3rd Jul 2014 at 9:39 PM
Adore these! Thank you :)
Test Subject
#16 Old 13th Sep 2014 at 9:50 PM

Love this house, Thanks!
Test Subject
#17 Old 26th Oct 2014 at 7:59 PM
Hi, what an incredible house. I am really impressed. This is a kind of cottage what I have been always looking for. Thank you so much for sharing.