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Suburban Life: The San Jose

by GoldenSimmer Posted 3rd Sep 2009 at 12:21 AM - Updated 6th Sep 2009 at 9:02 PM by GoldenSimmer
13 Comments / replies (Who?) - 13 Feedback Posts
Suburban Life series - "The San Jose"

This would've been here sooner because of many requests but I recently got a cold so I've been delayed back a couple days. Sorry!

So, this is house number two of my series. The lot is based off surbuban homes in San Jose, California. The homes in that region are sunny, bright and open. They are usually a nice size, just like this. :P

Main house
- 3 bedrooms
- 2 baths
- oversized living room
- kitchen bar
- room for garage/3-4 cars


- oversized deck
- patio
- room for pond/pool

Sims 3 Store content used:
Bayside Full set

Lot Size: 2x3
Lot Price: 35, 267 UF | 76, 102

Additional Credits:
Tags: #gs, #goldensimmer, #suburban, #san jose, #ca, #3, #suburbs

Number of bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms
Custom Content Included: None
Furnishings: Starter Furnishings
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.

Sims 3
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
San_Jose by GS.rar

Size: 1.72 MB · Downloads: 2,638 · 3rd Sep 2009
1.72 MB 2,638 3rd Sep 2009
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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!
13 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 12 Feedback Posts
#2 Old 3rd Sep 2009 at 12:30 AM
Gah! I love this house GS!

The back is to die for! *drools* Amazing work, lovely home (as usual). Thankies
#3 Old 3rd Sep 2009 at 12:35 AM
Woahh, it's so lovely, GoldenSimmer! I love the outside decoration. Thank you for another beautiful addition to the game :]
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#4 Old 3rd Sep 2009 at 1:15 AM
Beautiful house! Just the kind of house I have been looking for actually. Thank you!
#5 Old 3rd Sep 2009 at 3:48 AM
Thanks so much, it's a beautiful home!

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#6 Old 3rd Sep 2009 at 4:13 AM
This lot looks totally awesome GS Great work on it and you always have a way of making me want more! :D

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#7 Old 3rd Sep 2009 at 4:38 AM
What an adorable house! Great work

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Test Subject
#8 Old 3rd Sep 2009 at 8:33 AM
Nice house (Y), to decrease the cost of the house, furnished, just have sims live in there for 3-4 days
#9 Old 3rd Sep 2009 at 6:36 PM
This looks so real! Good job!

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#10 Old 3rd Sep 2009 at 8:30 PM
I really like the proportions of this home. Thanks for sharing!
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#11 Old 3rd Sep 2009 at 11:44 PM
Thanks, love the house nice work
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#12 Old 4th Sep 2009 at 1:57 PM
haha nice I live near San Jose and I must say that you've captured the feel of the houses really well
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#13 Old 7th Sep 2009 at 10:04 PM
I needed something like this! thanks!
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#14 Old 12th Oct 2009 at 3:11 PM
Totally awesome ! Great job