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18 Maywood Lane (Based on Real Home Plan)

by starlight629 Posted 13th Jul 2009 at 9:06 PM
7 Comments / replies (Who?) - 7 Feedback Posts
This nice size, family home was built at 18 Maywood Lane, a smaller lot located in Sunset Valley. It is based on a real plan from Creative Homeowner's "Ultimate Book of Home Plans". The plan number is 401007 .The house I made doesn't match exactly, and is wider than it should be, in my opinion. But I hope you'll enjoy it anyways.

Here are the details:

- Costs $ 55,869 Furnished $ 37,430 Unfurnished
- Open kitchen, dining and living areas.
- Fireplace in living area
- 3 Bedrooms (one with private balcony)
- 2 Bathrooms
- Small Storage/Bonus Room

NOTE: I couldn't find a short enough cabinent to go over the snackbar in the kitchen, so I used a premium item from TS3 Store. It is the "Overacheiving Overhead Glass Cabinent" from the Bayside Collection. Sorry if this is an issue. It could be replaced with a non-pay cabinent.

If there are any issues with the house, please let me know in the comments, or by private messaging me. Thanks!

Lot Size: 2x3
Lot Price: $ 55,869
Tags: #18, #maywood, #lane, #real, #home, #plan, #starlight629

Number of bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms
Custom Content Included: None
Furnishings: Fully Furnished
Special Flags: Not Applicable

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Sims 3
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Maywood Lane Home Plan #401007.rar

Size: 2.46 MB · Downloads: 1,029 · 13th Jul 2009
2.46 MB 1,029 13th Jul 2009
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7 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 6 Feedback Posts
Test Subject
#2 Old 13th Jul 2009 at 9:56 PM
This is a very beautiful house, thank you! One tip, if I may, is when working from a house plan, you can change up the house. It doesn't have to match exactly, just throw a little of your own flair in! Also, when building your own house you should make odd structure shapes like ovals or triangle areas. They may look a little odd at first but if used correctly they make the house look fantastic.
Forum Resident
#3 Old 13th Jul 2009 at 10:22 PM
Looks cozy and harmonic, nice.
Wiki Wizard
#4 Old 13th Jul 2009 at 11:17 PM
O love this! IT kinda looks austrian!!! which i LOVE! thanks

It's ok, we all laugh-snort occasionally!
Check out some of my other stuff here.
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#5 Old 14th Jul 2009 at 12:09 AM
To 'lekate8', I agree. I made a few houses that I've uploaded to TS3 Exchange that were odd shapes (hexagons, etc.), and I always think they come out better. I plan to upload similar ones here, eventually. Thanks for your comment!
Test Subject
#6 Old 14th Jul 2009 at 2:27 PM
Great house!!!!
Lab Assistant
#7 Old 15th Jul 2009 at 11:53 AM
Thanks a bunch

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Test Subject
#8 Old 16th Jul 2009 at 9:53 PM
Perfect! This is exactly the kind of house I was after, thanks!