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Modern Georgian Manor Set

by phoenix_phaerie Posted 7th Sep 2006 at 4:59 AM - Updated 13th Sep 2006 at 6:15 AM by phoenix_phaerie
179 Comments / replies (Who?) - 25 Feedback Posts
This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
This is a featured upload! It showcases the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
My favorite style of architecture is Georgian, and with set, I decided to do a modern take on it.

Contained in this set is all you need to make your sims their very own Modern Georgian Manor.

For those unfamiliar with Georgian Architecture, it's named for the four monarchs of England named George that ruled during the height of this style's popularity during the 18th and 19th century (and NOT for the state of Georgia). Mostly Georgian-style has alot of balance and symmetry on the facade. You could actually draw an axis righ down the center of Georgian structures and each side would match the other exactly.

The Modern Georgian Manor Set is a re-imagining of the very first build set I did for TS1 which had alot of Georgian influences in it.

I am adding my standard disclaimer to this set: Due to the ornate nature of this set, there are very high poly counts!.
I'm not in the business of creating simplistic designs, so when you think of me, think of HIGH POLY COUNTS!

Each door features gold hardware accents, with the entry door featuring a kickplate, door knocker and peephole.

There are 6 doors and 4 windows to this set. Poly counts are in parenthesis:

arched window (2864)

palladian window (3808)

shuttered window (1476)

tall shuttered window (1587)

main entry door (3144)

double door set (2264)

french double door set (2296)

interior door (1652)

interior french door (1448)

2-tile doorway (732)


All the windows and doors are slaves to the SHORT SHUTTERED WINDOW and the ENTRY DOOR. Deleting either of these from your downloads folder will remove all the color options for the other doors and windows!

The frame of each window and door comes with 5 built-in color options (meaning you should try to delete any of them), and the shutters and main entry door also have 5 extra options of their own.









Note: if you plan to recolor any of the doors or windows for this set, you will have to recolor the repository objects (the SHORT SHUTTERED WINDOW and ENTRY DOOR), Since all the other windows and doors take their textures from these two items. Recoloring individual windows or doors will NOT work!
(Recolor templates coming soon)

Uh-oh, I forgot my terms of use

Please feel free to recolor this set, but do not host the actual files anywhere else. Please simply link back to this thread and allow users to download the actual set from here. If you'd like to include these pieces in a lot, that's fine, so long as they are NOT uploaded to ANY paysite (w/the exception of TSR). Please also give me full credit and a link back. Thanks.

I am NOT allowing this set to be cloned, hacked, or uploaded to the exchange.

Edit: Alot of people are asking me to upload the house I used in the pictures. The house is just a shell and doesn't have anything in it except the rooms I photographed (I actually had to delete the study to build the kitchen "set"), so uploading it would be sort of pointless

This set was a toughie, so let me know what you think! (comments, questions , problems, etc)

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

Sims 2
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moderngeorgianmanorset.zip

Size: 1.93 MB · Downloads: 159,456 · 7th Sep 2006
1.93 MB 159,456 7th Sep 2006
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
Basic Download and Install Instructions:

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

2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file.

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Origin (Ultimate Collection): Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims™ 2 Ultimate Collection\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows Vista/7/8/10: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads
  • Mac x64: /Library/Containers/com.aspyr.sims2.appstore/Data/Library/Application Support/Aspyr/The Sims 2/Downloads
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Scholar
#26 Old 7th Sep 2006 at 1:35 PM
This is such a great job! Your set is wonderful and so precious for our game.Many Thanks to you for this great creation.
Instructor
#27 Old 7th Sep 2006 at 3:02 PM
oh wowww this is the best thing ive ever seen this looks fantastic thanks so much for the creation of these set and thanks ever so much for sharing it with all of us

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Lab Assistant
#28 Old 7th Sep 2006 at 3:33 PM
You do the most beautiful work. This set is outstanding. I love it, I love it, I love it!

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Test Subject
#29 Old 7th Sep 2006 at 4:23 PM
Thank you so much! I almost wept from joy when I saw this. Finally some Georgian architecture.
Lab Assistant
#30 Old 7th Sep 2006 at 4:37 PM
I love all of it, thanks for sharing!
Test Subject
#31 Old 7th Sep 2006 at 4:45 PM
I drool and die, this is AMAZING.

And to the person who asked about that bottom ugly thing: a lot of front doors have it, the ones at my parents' old house did, it's like a strip of gold plate to protect the door. I am just guessing, but I bet that's what it is.
Test Subject
#32 Old 7th Sep 2006 at 5:08 PM
absolutely gorgeous set! thank you.

the thing on the bottom is a brass kick plate, to protect the bottom of the door as lostrocket just posted. It is very common in colonial/georgian architecture. I love it!
Research Worker
#33 Old 7th Sep 2006 at 5:31 PM
Fantastic work, solid but still elegant and delicate. Thank you
Test Subject
#34 Old 7th Sep 2006 at 6:33 PM
I love it!
Finally something different windows for my big houses!
Lab Assistant
#35 Old 7th Sep 2006 at 7:11 PM
this are so great! will there be any chance of you uploading the stunning house?
Lab Assistant
#36 Old 7th Sep 2006 at 7:33 PM
Can't wait to use this in some of my houses, many thanks for sharing with us!

If you have a house which you want creating, PM with a link to the plans/picture, and I will message back with comments saying if I can do it or not. I will try alter the design before I say I can't do it.
Field Researcher
#37 Old 7th Sep 2006 at 8:29 PM
Looks fantastic - thanks
Field Researcher
#38 Old 7th Sep 2006 at 10:00 PM
Thanks so much for sharing your work! I have been waiting for something like this for a while.

BTW I am trying to recreate a house I made for TS1, which happened to use your set.

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Test Subject
#39 Old 7th Sep 2006 at 10:07 PM Last edited by Pilotpigen : 7th Sep 2006 at 10:08 PM. Reason: Misspelled
I simply just love this set! Is there any chance that you can tell me, where you got that wonderful staircase (I'm not sure that is correct English - but I do hope, that you know what I mean) from? It would look wonderful in my new home!

Love and Light

Jannie.............
Test Subject
#40 Old 7th Sep 2006 at 10:32 PM
Thank you! I saw your first house on the forum over at TSR. I loved it so much I had a pic of it on my idea chalk board. Great job!

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Field Researcher
#41 Old 7th Sep 2006 at 11:46 PM
Very well done! Thanks for sharing.

Donna
Forum Resident
#42 Old 8th Sep 2006 at 12:32 AM
Very Elegant set. I love it!

Thank you for sharing,

Makai

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#43 Old 8th Sep 2006 at 1:14 AM
Absolutely superb! Thank you =)

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Test Subject
#44 Old 8th Sep 2006 at 1:45 AM
Luv it! I live in the south so I can totally appreciate your Georgian style.
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#45 Old 8th Sep 2006 at 3:54 AM
Absolutely stunning phaerie! I can't wait to put these into my game. Actually, I wish I had checked the downloads earlier because I really could have used this build set for the Regency set-dressing for a contest.

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Test Subject
#46 Old 8th Sep 2006 at 5:35 AM
OMG These are absolutely GORGEOUS And the quality is wonderful. Thank you soooooooo much for your efforts and sharing these with us.
Test Subject
#47 Old 8th Sep 2006 at 5:56 AM
Sooooo beautiful! I really appreciate the effort you put into this amazing set! Thank you!!
Test Subject
#48 Old 8th Sep 2006 at 6:10 PM
WOW, this is GREAT. This is the type of stuff that make the sims interesting for me. Thanks for sharing.
Test Subject
#49 Old 8th Sep 2006 at 11:26 PM
Thanks very much, it's great
Test Subject
#50 Old 9th Sep 2006 at 12:28 AM
This is outstanding. I've been looking around for interior french doors without the glass for a while, haven't had much luck finding any.

You're a very talented artist.

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