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Sensible Starters - Part Three

by FakeHousesRealAwesome Posted 7th May 2019 at 2:19 PM
6 Comments / replies (Who?) - 1 Feedback Posts, 4 Thanks Posts

I’ve made these four houses in a similar style so they all look like they belong in the same world; my intention is that they could all be placed next to each other and look realistic and cohesive. I like my starters to not look like starters from the outside—that is, I want them to be pretty and landscaped. And I like to be able to keep my Sim in their starter house for a while—even after I add more people to the household—so while the furnishings are very sparse, there’s definitely enough space to be playable.

I've previously shared two other collections of starter houses. If you'd like to see those, check "Also Recommended" in the sidebar.

Custom Content

All lots use the following custom content; a couple CC items particular to certain lots are listed separately below:

The Culpepper
  • 20x20 lot
  • §15,556 | §13,795
  • 2 bd/1 ba

The Dunaway
  • 20x20 lot
  • §15,784 | §14,074
  • 2 bd/1 ba
  • Lavender by aminovas (This is a default replacement; if you don’t have it you will just see the regular lavender.)

The Parrish
  • 20x20 lot
  • §16,089 | §14,970
  • 2 bd/1 ba
  • Window by Lisen801 (This is only used once, on the dormer.)

The Inman
  • 20x20 lot
  • §16,293 | §15,193
  • 3 bd/1 ba

Lot Size: 20x20
Lot Price (furnished): 16,000
Lot Price (unfurnished): 14,000

Custom Content by Me:
- Starter Series 3
Tags: #starter, #small, #southern, #cottage

Number of bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms
Custom Content Included: None
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 Ambitions Supernatural Seasons University Life
Built with Game Version: 1.67
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date

Size: 11.62 MB · Downloads: 2,220 · 7th May 2019
11.62 MB 2,220 7th May 2019
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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!
Lab Assistant
#2 Old 8th May 2019 at 4:33 PM
Thanks! These are so cute. I love your previous starter homes. I use them all the time in my neighborhoods. These will be a good addition to the "affordable housing" projects in my towns. lol
Lab Assistant
#3 Old 8th May 2019 at 7:44 PM
wow i love them. but where can i find part 1& 2?
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#4 Old 9th May 2019 at 12:13 AM
Originally Posted by SimKelly
wow i love them. but where can i find part 1& 2?


They’re linked under “also recommended.”

My Simblr is FakeHouses|RealAwesome
Check out my Sim re-creations of 1920s kit homes:
The Shadow Lawn ||| The Plaza ||| The Trenton
Field Researcher
#5 Old 9th May 2019 at 2:26 AM
I love these. I have a whole world created from your starter home packs! Now I have more to update.
Top Secret Researcher
#6 Old 15th May 2019 at 9:10 AM
Thanks!I could use these in Evermore Falls as rentals because of a UL apertment lor zoning fix Mod I've got installed.
Test Subject
26th Jul 2020 at 9:39 PM
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