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Sea Spray Vacation Home - No CC

by Thranduil Oropherion Posted 22nd Jan 2015 at 6:32 AM - Updated 22nd Jan 2015 at 7:02 AM by fairycake89 : because I can't spell
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I use this as a vacation home for my Sims. I originally built it in Sunset Valley on the site of Thornton and Morgana Wolff's house simply because it has such a great view, but feel free to try it on any 40 x 40 lot somewhere by the sea I play tested it for a final time before uploading it here with Thornton and Morgana from Sunset Valley and they managed to set fire to the Grill and all the terrace furniture within .... ohhh five minutes of being there ... So yeah .. Some sims are just not to be trusted!

The house itself is strongly influenced by this house I found on the Interwebs.

It's not an exact copy, I didn't care for the square structure at the back of the actual house but I loved the cantilever effect of the part I used for the build. The build was achieved with a lot of CFE so altering it in any way (unless you're experienced with CFE) will be a bit awkward, the house is technically four floors high, two of which are CFE'd. I don't have it but I can imagine the house would look great with some of the more modern furniture from the ITF EP.

Internally we have three bedrooms sleeping 5 sims and 3.5 bathrooms and a study on the ground floor. Upstairs there is a large living room and a kitchen/diner. Externally there is a swimming pool on the ground floor and upstairs there are two terraces, one of which has a hot tub and the other for outdoor entertaining. The garden is really low maintenance, purely because it's a vacation home in my game, but this is room for veggie planting and kids swings and play sets if you want to plop them down.

There is no Custom Content used in this house but I have used Contemporary Curtains by Dave, the Wong Way Bistro table and chairs and the yuccas (with and without blossoms) from Lucky Palms. .

Lot Size: 40x40
Lot Price (furnished): 299.602
Lot Price (unfurnished): 128.020

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

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Built with Game Version: 1.67
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Sea Spray Vacation Home 40 x 40.rar

Size: 1.67 MB · Downloads: 1,910 · 22nd Jan 2015
1.67 MB 1,910 22nd Jan 2015
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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.


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Field Researcher
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#2 Old 22nd Jan 2015 at 6:48 PM
great house, split house are my favorite. This may seem like a silly question, but did you just use cfe to get the partial levels, or did you use place friezes on at all?
Mad Poster
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#3 Old 22nd Jan 2015 at 10:13 PM
Thanks! I used CFE for the levels, so the stairs from the ground floor pass through a CFE level to reach the top floor.
Sockpuppet
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#4 Old 23rd Jan 2015 at 3:27 AM
THANKS YOU
Lab Assistant
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#5 Old 24th Jan 2015 at 12:59 AM
Amazing construction! I love it
Mad Poster
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#6 Old 25th Jan 2015 at 11:21 PM
Thank you, everyone. I appreciate your kind comments.
Test Subject
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#7 Old 4th Feb 2015 at 8:48 PM
This house is amazing, and has such a great design. Thank you for the effort!
Lab Assistant
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#8 Old 6th Mar 2015 at 8:20 PM
thank you
Test Subject
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#9 Old 29th May 2015 at 11:21 PM
Thank you