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Trenton Heights, Beaux Arts mansion for Sim dynasties

by Huthah Posted 15th Dec 2016 at 10:48 PM
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Welcome to Trenton Heights, good sirs and madams. Let your footmen bother with the baggage, won't you join us for a cup of nectar in the parlor, or perhaps a walk around the pond?

I've played the Sims for close to ten years, and have enjoyed the building and design aspects very much. This estate, while being my first upload, is the culmination of years of practice, so hopefully it will meet the standards of this community.



Trenton Heights is a massive (60x60) estate designed for temperate environs, with breadfruit, willow, and bay trees on the grounds and a tidy flower garden around the perimeter of the house. It does not have a functioning driveway (or a helipad), but for a family rich enough to live here, they probably have little need to leave it and mingle with the common rabble anyways. The house is designed in the Beaux Arts style of the early 20th century; although it is not fashioned on any specific real-life building, I did use the concept of Long Island's "Gold Coast" mansions as inspiration. These huge estates were built by industrial barons and well-known dynasties like the Rockefellers and Carnegies in the days before income tax; they were designed to be American chateaux and castles, with no expense spared and the intent that they would last for generations. The mansion has four floors of rooms, which I will briefly detail below.


  • 12 standard bedrooms
  • 8 standard bathrooms
  • Mother-in-law apartment with kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom
  • Vampire lair, complete with kitchen and bathroom
  • 2 standard kitchens
  • Outdoor kitchen
  • 2 "mini kitchens" with mini-fridge and microwave
  • Full gym/spa
  • Two story library
  • 2 lane bowling alley
  • Arcade
  • Dance club
  • 2 secure rooms, perfect for hiding loot
  • Prison cell
  • 4 storage rooms in the attic
  • Several secret passages



Beyond that, there are the typical rooms one would expect of a mansion of this size: a ballroom, dining room, parlor, multiple sitting rooms, smoking room, writing room, an observatory, and spacious hallways. There is also a family plot out back, with placeholder headstones which can be replaced with the real thing as your Sim dynasty goes through the generations. A small greenhouse and a few ambrosial trees have been included for those inclined to farm, and a small pond in the front yard should satisfy any Sim with fishing on the mind. While I have strove to keep the interiors realistically "fancy" for a mansion like this, the intent I'm going for is to have a home that will last for many Sim lifetimes, so no modern amenity has been neglected.

So, if you have a Sim family that has built up an insane amount of money and would like to have an estate worthy of that wealth, or perhaps you're not aghast to break out the console and start a dynasty from scratch, this house should be perfect for you!



Lot Size: 6x6
Lot Price (furnished): 1,524,746

Custom Content Included:
- Boots Wall 29c by Bootsbrisket
- Boots Wall 29b by Bootsbrisket
- Just Black by Bootsbrisket
- Victorian Tile Wall by BlueBerry11
- Boots Floor 25 by Bootsbrisket
- Bootsbrisket's Gravestone #1 by Bootsbrisket
- Boots Floor 22 by Bootsbrisket
- Boots Wall 26b by Bootsbrisket
- Victorian Tile Wall by BlueBerry11
- Boots Floor 01 by Bootsbrisket
- Boots Floor 02 by Bootsbrisket
- Boots Wall 26a by Bootsbrisket
- Nouveau Fireplace Surround by Red Sonja
- Nouveau Fireplace Surround by Red Sonja
- Nouveau Fireplace Surround by Red Sonja
- Nouveau Fireplace Surround by Red Sonja
- Nouveau Wallpaper by Red Sonja
- Bootsbrisket's Gravestone #3 by bootsbrisket
- Boots Wall 29a by Bootsbrisket
- Victorian Tile Wall by BlueBerry11
- Boots Wall 26c by Bootsbrisket
- Bootsbrisket's Gravestone #5 by bootbrisket
- Boots Floor 04 by Bootsbrisket
- Bootsbrisket's Gravestone #4 by Bootsbrisket
- Bootsbrisket's Gravestone #2 by bootbrisket
- Edwardian Sun Room panel by SnowHawke9
- FloralCarpet4 (1x1) by rmschoon
- Victorian Tile Wall by BlueBerry11
- Column Fireplace by Raynuss
- Nouveau Fireplace recolor by Red Sonja
- Nouveau Fireplace recolor by Red Sonja

Number of bedrooms: 5 or more
Custom Content Included: Build and Buy Mode Content
Furnishings: Fully Furnished
Special Flags: Not Applicable

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

University Nightlife Open for Business Pets Seasons Bon Voyage Free Time Apartment Life + 9 SPs
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Trenton Heights Final.rar | Description: The house and grounds 5.53 MB 1,337 15th Dec 2016
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract: Use WinRAR (Windows) or Stuffit (Mac) to extract the .sims2pack file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s).

3. Install: Double-click on the .sims2pack file to install its contents to your game. The files will automatically be installed to the proper location(s).
  • You may want to use the Sims2Pack Clean Installer instead of the game's installer, which will let you install sims and pets which may otherwise give errors about needing expansion packs. It also lets you choose what included content to install. Do NOT use Clean Installer to get around this error with lots and houses as that can cause your game to crash when attempting to use that lot. Get S2PCI here: Clean Installer Official Site.

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