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The Squire

by sim-potato-711 Posted 1st Jul 2008 at 2:10 AM - Updated 31st Aug 2008 at 2:55 AM by sim-potato-711
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Here it is! It took almost a year to actually get around to making the necessary changes for upload, but I finally did it. Inspired by a house that caught my eye for a split second along the Cape Cod Canal, I present my second upload to MTS2, The Squire. It's a handsome colonial for a classy suburban neighborhood. Made with painstaking realism and fine-tuned interior design and landscaping, it should suit your white-collar Sims and hopefully the Community's downloading interests.

The house comes furnished or unfurnished. There are 4 bathrooms, 3 bedrooms, 2 porches, a guesthouse above the 2-car garage, 2 living rooms including the basement, 2 hot tubs (one indoor, one outdoor), a study, a lumpy-shaped pool in the backyard, gazebo, a fresh-mowed lawn, and a bunch more!

The interior style is mostly from the "mission" collection by Maxis in an attempt to keep cc to a minimum, plus it went well with the beautiful hardwood floors and wall paint, the creators of which I am forever indebted to for designing my signature style. Every room has a (relatively) realistic feel and should be fun to play.

The backyard is typical suburban, with a lumpy-shaped pool and jacuzzi. Okay, so it's a little fancy, but it matches the house well. Then there's the "playroom" style basement. What you do with that space is pretty much up to you!

Okay, then. Hope you enjoy, and if you like The Squire go ahead and check out my "Contemporary Barn" house that shares similar styles. Also, comment/PM me any suggestions! I like constructive criticism.

Lot Size: 4x3
Lot Price: 250,666 or 119,580

Custom Content Included:
- "Bowl of Plastic Fruit" by Tarox
- Edge Smoother By Ailias White by Ailias
- Longhorn Balustrade in White (More white by Ailias) by Ailias
- Modular Stairs by Kavkid
- Zecutime Social Chair by Fresh-Prince
- "Visivue" Dining Table by Fresh-Prince
- Behr Premium Plus Interior Paints  by Nephilis1
- Behr Premium Plus Interior Paints  by Nephilis1
- Behr Premium Plus Interior Paints  by Nephilis1
- Behr Premium Plus Interior Paints  by Nephilis1
- Behr Premium Plus Interior Paints  by Nephilis1
- Behr Premium Plus Interior Paints  by Nephilis1
- Behr Premium Plus Interior Paints  by Nephilis1
- Behr Premium Plus Interior Paints  by Nephilis1
- Behr Premium Plus Interior Paints  by Nephilis1
- Behr Premium Plus Interior Paints  by Nephilis1
- Highest Intensity Halogen Wall Lighting by blake_boy
- 1950 Classical Piano by Instruments Classico by pacotacoplayer
- Chez Moi Table Lamp by phoenix_phaerie
- Georgian Shutterless Window by phoenix_phaerie
- Georgian Arch Window by phoenix_phaerie
- Georgian Entry Door by phoenix_phaerie
- Georgian French Door by phoenix_phaerie
- Georgian French Double Doors by phoenix_phaerie
- Georgian Interior Door by phoenix_phaerie
- Georgian Shuttered Window by phoenix_phaerie
- Georgian Tall Shuttered Window by phoenix_phaerie
- OpenAuto Garage Door by Fresh-Prince
- made by  by nengi65
- White Stairs recolor by luslipz73
- Legno's Modern Chandelier by joesemsims
- Created by CokeBuilder  by CokeBuilder
- Victorian Quaint Fence in White by Holy Simoly by Holy Simoly
- Inges Half-landing Staircase by Inge Jones
- Inges Half-landing Staircase white recolor by Inge Jones
- One More Slot Package "Bed" by JohnBrehaut1
- One More Slot Package "Counter" by JohnBrehaut1
- OMSP for High Fridges by JohnBrehaut1
- Natural Wood by Jonesi
- Jonesi Stepping Stone 3 by Jonesi
- Marmy's Clothes Rack by Marmy
- Marmy's Single Door Closet by Marmy
- Modular Stairs by Numenor
- Deck Stairs - by Numenor by numenor
- Outdoor Lantern - by Numenor by Numenor
- One More! "Slot Package" For cofeetable by ariffrazalin
- "One More" Slot Package for End Table by ariffrazalin
- 42'' Panasonic TH-42PX60U by Fresh-Prince
- Numenor's Deck Stairs whitewood recolor by nengi65
- Short Pedestal Planter by macarossi
- Pointy Things Smaller Pencil Pine Tree by nicvncnt
- Simnuts101 - Le Petit Trianon Two Tile Double Glass Door by simnuts101
- Bedroom 2 - deco curtain by Delphine-simsinparis
- Steel Gazebo by Fresh-Prince
- Mureta de Tijolos Brancos para Canteiros "Zig-Jag" by koslawy (
- Vases with Palmleaves by Teko @ Reflexsims
- Summer Stripes Lawn by
- Midnight Siding by [url=]The SimGoddesses

- Midnight Siding by The SimGoddesses
- Midnight Siding by The SimGoddesses
- Midnight Siding by The SimGoddesses
- Midnight Siding by The SimGoddesses
- Midnight Siding by The SimGoddesses
- "Stone Cul-De-Sac" Brick Fence in White by Neveah223
- Lafenêtre Window Short by windkeeper
- made by  by nengi65
- 23” Sony LCD WEGA Flat Panel television KLV-S23A10 by Fresh-Prince
- Legno's Modern Chandelier by joesemsims
- 4esfbedroom8 window by
- Summer Stripes Lawn by deluxedesigns
- "The Shark" Screen System - Fencepost lantern by Moon_Ez
- Seamless WallWindow Door (diagonal) - by Numenor by Numenor
- End Table OMSP by ariffrazalin

Additional Credits:
Thanks as always to the Community and MTS2 staff for keeping me interested in The Sims 2 with creations and conversation! Also, when I posted this house in the Creator Feedback section like a million years ago, I got some great pointers to make this house even better, so thanks those people, too.

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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The Squire.rar

Size: 5.14 MB · Downloads: 1,002 · 7th Jul 2008
5.14 MB 1,002 7th Jul 2008
The Squire - Unfurnished.rar

Size: 3.56 MB · Downloads: 491 · 1st Jul 2008
3.56 MB 491 1st Jul 2008
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3 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 2 Feedback Posts
#2 Old 13th Jul 2008 at 3:59 AM
Absolutely gorgeous house! Very well set up, and looks very playable. Thank you!

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#3 Old 13th Jul 2008 at 9:17 AM
Oooh i love this, it has a colonial touch to it yet classy

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#4 Old 16th Jul 2008 at 5:23 PM
Wow, great house! I love that dusty blue siding, it really gives off the colonial look. You chose those windows well also Thanks for sharing this, it looks fantastic.

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