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Mill House Winery & Hotel

by V1ND1CARE Posted 17th Jul 2006 at 9:28 PM - Updated 20th Oct 2008 at 4:45 PM by V1ND1CARE
61 Comments / replies (Who?) - 25 Feedback Posts
This is a featured upload! It showcases the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Santorini, with its staggering and immense breadth of cliffs and its panoramic views of the wine dark Aegean, has been rumored throughout the ages to have been the legendary Atlantis. It is here, perched upon the lip of this slumbering volcano, that the idyllic town of Firostefani offers a wondrous respite to travelers.

Inspired by my stay at this hotel, I had decided to replicate it for the Sims as a vacation getaway. However, for this upload I have converted it into a residential lot that contains two separate apartments: a studio suite and the Milos Honeymoon Suite, which is built into the windmill. Realistically, the cava, or wine caverns, were carved into the cliff beneath the hotel, but I opted to omit these.

-Lot size is 3x3
-Hack-free (checked via Clean Installer)
-Furnished
-Created with Family Fun Stuff installed. However, this pack is NOT required to install this lot. For best results, install with the Sims2Pack Clean Installer, found here: http://sims2pack.modthesims2.com/

Custom Content NOT included:
-Canopy for king size beds and the wine bottle with two glasses by Phelana, found here at http://www.meshkiste.de

Custom Content included:
-Numenor’s Maxis Lost Scotch Pine, Magnolia, Flowering Thorn, and Dogwood trees, found here at: http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=152290
-Numenor’s Maxis Lost “Monolith” decorative topiary, found here at: http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=138677
-Custom wallpaper and tiles by V1ND1CARE

*EDIT -- Please DO NOT upload this lot, or any of my other works, to the Exchange and/or any paysites without my consent.

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

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Mill House Winery and Hotel.rar

Size: 1.56 MB · Downloads: 15,339 · 17th Jul 2006
1.56 MB 15,339 17th Jul 2006
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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 the zip, rar, or 7z file.

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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Field Researcher
#2 Old 18th Jul 2006 at 7:15 AM
Stunning!

fev

On mules we find two legs behind
and two we find before.
We stand behind before we find
what those behind be for.
Mistress of architectural mishaps
retired moderator
#3 Old 18th Jul 2006 at 7:20 AM
:clap: WOW! I absolutely love your lots - they are soooo stunning! Every single time!
You are truly gifted V1ND1CARE. Thank you for sharing all your masterpieces with the rest of us :p

Retired from Simming
Test Subject
#4 Old 18th Jul 2006 at 7:21 AM
It's beautiful! It seems like in Aegean Sea. I love it!! :D
Field Researcher
#5 Old 18th Jul 2006 at 7:26 AM
Where do the pics of the "real" one and the "fake" one leave off? It's impossible to tell ... which is true proof of your incredible talent! Thank you SO much for sharing this!
Lab Assistant
#6 Old 18th Jul 2006 at 8:26 AM
Wow.. so many wonderful lots available these days.. Beautiful work.. I can almost feel the sea breeze blowing against my skin. Thank you for sharing this gorgeous lot with all of us. :D
Instructor
#7 Old 18th Jul 2006 at 8:58 AM
Does it mean that the Mill Wheel placed on the Mill roof is fake?
I would appreciate those kind of info, cause I found first time today a lot of pics that could not be true with the means available.
I remember that we first claimed about Maxis publishing fake pics for TS2 propaganda. If we start to do the same self, we are giving written allowance to be tricked.
Don't take me the hard way, I'm just forecasting troubles.
Test Subject
#8 Old 18th Jul 2006 at 9:18 AM
I haven't downloaded the Mill into my neighborhood yet, I just have one comment. When you give a link to the items that aren't included in the download could you please link directly to the item, because I had a hard time finding the canopy and the wine glasses, especially because the website is in a different language. I'm not sure if I even downloaded the correct canopy or not. Anyway I can't wait to see the Mill in my neighborhood, and I will comment back on what I think when I see it!!!
Mad Poster
#9 Old 18th Jul 2006 at 9:29 AM
Ohooooppps.... Very......

Th...

You know a site allowing re-upload of free build/buy stuff in lots ? Help us to update the list !

* Plus j'échoue plus je m'approche de la réussite
* The more I fail the more I approach the success

(Lao patul MMVI AD)
Instructor
#10 Old 18th Jul 2006 at 9:58 AM
*Drools*

How is it that everytime a new lot of yours is uploaded I HAVE to download it?
Instructor
#11 Old 18th Jul 2006 at 10:34 AM
Magnificent Work!!!!
Lab Assistant
#12 Old 18th Jul 2006 at 10:43 AM
Great work, Thank you so much.
Scholar
#13 Old 18th Jul 2006 at 11:48 AM
Its wonderful.Another masterpiece from you.Can't wait to see it working in the game.Thanks so much for sharing your talent with us.
Mad Poster
#14 Old 18th Jul 2006 at 12:11 PM
You are trully an artist!!! Thank you so much! :P
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Original Poster
#15 Old 18th Jul 2006 at 1:09 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by xptl297
Does it mean that the Mill Wheel placed on the Mill roof is fake?
I would appreciate those kind of info, cause I found first time today a lot of pics that could not be true with the means available.
I remember that we first claimed about Maxis publishing fake pics for TS2 propaganda. If we start to do the same self, we are giving written allowance to be tricked.
Don't take me the hard way, I'm just forecasting troubles.


No, no, no. Nothing is added, or Photoshopped, into my pictures. The pictures come straight out of the game as one sees them, and the windmill is just another example of what one can do with the constrainfloorelevation cheat. All are very real.
Lab Assistant
#16 Old 18th Jul 2006 at 1:25 PM
OMG!! I'm so amazed! It's such a beautiful lot! Is there anything you cannot do? Once again, I love it! Thank you for all your long hours! You have an artist eye for detail there!

"I cannot live without MODTHESIMS2! :D ><

Sims has never been this much fun..."
Test Subject
#17 Old 18th Jul 2006 at 3:50 PM
..................................................(lost for Words), Thank You for making this it's Stunning.
Alchemist
#18 Old 18th Jul 2006 at 8:06 PM
Impressive! It's so realistic! Your artistic touch is in all the details you put in any corner of the lot, but it's really impressive how you can manage the software to build something that nobody else can believe possible.
Thank you, you're one of those talented guys here that probably don't eat at the table but in front of PC, don't sleep in bed but take a little rest in fornt of PC ....
Greece is a trend theme this year. Kiss and ciao.
Test Subject
#19 Old 18th Jul 2006 at 8:27 PM
Thankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyou!

I am amazed and very glad you shared this with all of us.

[COLOR=DimGray]I'M TOO OLD TO LIVE THIS LONG AND KNOW SO LITTLE[/COLOR]
Top Secret Researcher
#20 Old 18th Jul 2006 at 10:02 PM
Your realistic approach to building is really phenomenal , and as you have guessed ;-) i love this lot! Thank you

You will find my older and newest creations here
Test Subject
#21 Old 18th Jul 2006 at 10:56 PM
This is fantastic! Thanks
Field Researcher
#22 Old 18th Jul 2006 at 11:35 PM
What a incredible beautiful lot, it looks so realistic, you did another fabulous job on it..fasinating what you can do with the buildingtools. Thank you very much for making and sharing your work, its much appreciated.
Scholar
#23 Old 19th Jul 2006 at 12:05 AM
Truly remarkable. A job very well done!

Please check me out at Sims Crossing Please do not upload any of my lots,clothing, or other creations to other sites!
Field Researcher
#24 Old 19th Jul 2006 at 1:20 AM
It look beautiful. Good job!
Lab Assistant
#25 Old 19th Jul 2006 at 2:12 AM
This lot is gorgeous. Thank you for sharing..
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