25-27 Redbourne Court - Semi-detached houses (apartments)

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Uploaded 9th Jul 2013 at 8:54 PM · Updated 11th Jul 2013 at 8:56 AM by karen lorraine

25-27 Redbourne Court

Today I'm offering a pair of semi-detached houses. One house is decorated in the style of the era in which it was built - the 1970s, the other is decorated in a modern and up-to-date style.

Who remembers avocado green bathroom suites and carpeted bathroom floors? Bright funky patterned walls? And those horrible ceiling tiles? And the lean-to conservatory? Well the 1970s house has all of that!

In the modern house the bathrooms now have white suites and tiled floors. The walls are painted in less vibrant tones (other than the feature wallpaper in the lounge). The ceiling tiles are gone - they were a fire hazard anyway. The lean-to conservatory has been replaced with a more modern, larger version. And an extension has been added to give much needed space in the kitchen.

These houses are modelled on the first houses that were built in the new town of Milton Keynes, where I live. Milton Keynes began to be built in the 1970s.

Whilst I was reminding myself of and researching this period of history (I grew up in the 1970s) I found a video and the link is attached to this thread - I hope you enjoy watching it.


There is a lot of CC in this lot but I feel that it makes both the houses come alive. There is a section of CC that is purely decorative and so is not needed for the houses to function, they just won't look the same as in the pictures.

Custom Content not Included
Deco Items, not really needed

Kettle by 8-3 http://eightxthreexatelier.wordpress.com/
Tableware detergent by 8-3 http://eightxthreexatelier.wordpress.com/
Stackpot and toaster by 8-3 http://eightxthreexatelier.wordpress.com/
Henry vaccum cleaner 8-3 http://eightxthreexatelier.wordpress.com/
White vintage rice cooker by leehee4444 at BPS http://www.blackpearlsims.com/downl...do=file&id=4336
Sweets/cakes by Cassandre at BPS http://www.blackpearlsims.com/downl...do=file&id=5117
Teacup by Nemestnaya at BPS http://www.blackpearlsims.com/downl...do=file&id=4963
Decorative accessories for bathroom 003 by Sandy at ATS http://sims2.aroundthesims3.com/obj...throom_001.html
Kitchenmaid blender, deco by rgdyanne at sims2artists http://sims2artists.com/index.php?topic=227.0
Simtronics table phone by atavera (retired) http://www.modthesims.info/download...817#post1530817
Simtronics table phone (atavera) recolour by fanseelamb at mts http://www.modthesims.info/browse.p...wAll=1&u=117050
Spirograph, viewmaster, ticklebee, woolywilly by betsy4arts at BPS http://www.blackpearlsims.com/downl...do=file&id=5205
White default roof trims by Phaenoh at MTS http://www.modthesims.info/d/327787

Other deco items needed
Outdoor roll-up blinds pink and green check, blue floral by Mustluvcatz @ MTS http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=502033
DOTY 2010 Curtains, purple, blue by Cassandre at BPS http://www.blackpearlsims.com/downl...do=file&id=3694
Futunesque fantasy sofa recolour by Deestar at Sailfinsims http://www.sailfinsims.com/deestar_sims2.html?&st=10
Uldum rug recolour bluey/green & grey by an-na http://an-nas.livejournal.com/?skip=70&tag=downloads
Black and white patterned curtains short and long by Fairy forest http://www.feenwald.de/en/obj_vorhaenge_modern.php
Fjordsnord single shelf by Honeywell at MTS http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=502084
Patio umbrella by Honeywell at MTS http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=470191
Ambrosia dining curtains yellow/green floral, pink/blue/yellow/orange/green floral, green floral, blue floral by Mustluvcatz at MTS http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=456294
Retro dining table yellow and chair yellow floral by Mustluvcatz at MTS http://www.modthesims.info/d/449328
Retro 1x1 table white Mustluvcatz at MTS http://www.modthesims.info/d/476378
Boston patio table and chairs by sailfindragon at MTS http://www.modthesims.info/d/480265
Round endtable by nofrills at sims2code (graveyard) http://files.sims2graveyard.com/ind...path=sims2code/

Build items needed
Conservatory roof by lethe_s at MTS http://www.modthesims.info/d/268213
Pinegultcher windows by tbudgett at MTS http://www.modthesims.info/d/452143
Stairwall fix by JRW at MTS http://www.modthesims.info/d/403889
Apartment door recolour by Inoukai at MTS http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=381719

Lot Size: 3x2
Lot Price: Rent: 2452-3937

Custom Content Included:
- Red tiled wallpaper by dominiczka @ MTS
- white tiled wallpaper by dominiczka @ MTS
- Modern charm 10 wallpaper by donnha @ donnhasims
- Modern charm 11 wallpaper by donnha @ donnhasims
- Ridiculously retro 23 wallpaper by donnha @ donnhasims
- purple butterfly wallpaper by kayleigh83 @ livejournal
- blue and brown floral wallpaper by Kim @ kims2designs
- Shrubbery Fence by nengi65 @ box account
- "Avanti" Wall Mirror by shoukeir @ Sims2play archive
- laundry hamper (deco 16) by Suza @ Simplystyling.de
- Sink from Kitchen 4 by 4ESF
- Retro endtable mid brown by krabateb59 @ anno sims
- Retro endtable mesh by krabateb59 @ anno sims
- Aquarium (page 7) by babyesims @ babyesims
- Invisible Shelf Desk by Anna @ BPS
- Invisible Shelf Desk white recolour by Anna @ BPS
- curtain from DOTY 2010 by Cassandre @ BPS
- Console Stereo System by CTNutmegger @ MTS
- pink and blue striped wall paper by Shy @ feelshy blog
- pink and green retro wallpaper by Shy @ feelshy blog
- Orion ceiling lamp mesh by Holy Simoly
- Orion ceiling lamp blue floral by Holy Simoly
- Bedding Matching Cornerstone Victoriana Velvet Drapes by IgnorantBliss @ MTS
- "Shiny Things Inc" Pink Lava Lamp by Kate @ Parsimonious
- OMSP usable counter by Lord Darcy @ MATY
- Pop 70s Dining chair white mesh by -Maylin- @ MTS
- "Pop 70s" Floor Lamp orange by -Maylin- @ MTS
- "Pop 70s" Mirror mesh by -Maylin- @ MTS
- "Pop 70s" Mirror yellow recolour by -Maylin- @ MTS
- Rattan chair "Sunny Paradise" by -Maylin- @ MTS
- Clear Transparent Tile by niol @ MTS
- OMSP usable counter invisible recolour by Lord Darcy @ MATY
- Sunflowers in a Vase from Lazy Gardener's delight by plasticbox @ MTS
- 27" Television without Stand by senesi2003 @ MTS