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Mediterranean Cliff-side Villa

by duncandoughnuts21 Posted 10th Oct 2012 at 6:45 PM - Updated 10th Oct 2012 at 1:02 AM by duncandoughnuts21
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Hi everybody, its Duncandoughnuts here, and I have brought you something entirely new to me. This is actually the first house I have ever built in the Sims 3. This is entirely new to me, so I hope you like the design. This beautiful house is a Mediterranean style Cliff-side villa. It was on the verge of being at mansion status, but then I went a bit overboard on the garage and made it take up an entire side of the house. This house has a one of a kind look with a courtyard driveway that the house is centered around. The house took a good 8 straight hours of my Saturday night to build, nearly every piece of furniture is a custom color. Just a warning, this house has basically no yard because it takes up most of the lot. This villa was actually inspired by my current house; actually it’s more of a replica. I hope you enjoy and I’m open to criticism since this is the first house I built in TS3, also interior design is not my strong suit... at all, so fell free to completley redo it. Enjoy!
Remember I Do Take Requests

P.S. The tennis court is not functional; it is simply for enhancing the appearance of the house.

Features:
Tennis Court
5 car garage
Band Jam Room
Party Room
2 story living room with a beautiful view
Exercise Room
Private Courtyard with small pond
Massive Master Suite

CC Needed: HugeLunatic's Country Windows: http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=407473

Original Location: 139 Redwood Parkway

Lot Size: 4x3
Lot Price: $227,070 F. $150,865

Number of bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms
Custom Content Included: Build and Buy Mode Content
Furnishings: Fully Furnished
Special Flags: Not Applicable

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

Sims 3 Late Night
Built with Game Version: 1.39.3.018
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Mediterranean Cliff-side.rar

Size: 1.78 MB · Downloads: 3,387 · 10th Oct 2012
1.78 MB 3,387 10th Oct 2012
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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.

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Scholar
#2 Old 11th Oct 2012 at 7:23 PM
Of all the modern mansions on this site, this is one of the best.
Lab Assistant
#3 Old 11th Oct 2012 at 9:50 PM
As a first-time effort it's great. Some unusual choices but it shows a great potential for making interesting houses.

Main change I'd probably make if I used it would be to reduce the garage by one space sideways to increase the kitchen & dining area and make the end parking spaces part of that and utility room plus basement access but that's just due to the type of people my main town is designed for. Otherwise it would fit the "rich man's second home" concept of most of my stuff perfectly.
Test Subject
Original Poster
#4 Old 11th Oct 2012 at 11:30 PM
@Fergie: Thanks so much
@Collector: That's actually a fantastic idea. I'll probably make those changes, it would make the house a bit more.. real. In my next house that I upload I will have a basement garage too. Thanks for the input
Test Subject
THANKS POST
#5 Old 7th Dec 2012 at 10:56 PM
This is gorgeous!
Test Subject
THANKS POST
#6 Old 10th Oct 2014 at 10:39 AM
Cool House