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Traditional-Style Farmhouse

by Nukapei Posted 19th Mar 2007 at 1:24 AM - Updated 30th Aug 2008 at 10:09 PM by Nukapei
8 Comments / replies (Who?) - 8 Feedback Posts
I live in Virginia (USA), an area rich in heritage and history. And farmhouses. Especially in the rural areas (such as the one I live in), old farmhouses are a dime a dozen. I wanted to recreate that for the Sims, the history combined with just enough modern convenience to make it comfortable.

The rooms are small, I know. This is to preserve the authentic, old farmhouse feel. (Most of these houses were originally hand-made by the very family who was going to live in it, who also gathered their own material and supplied their own labor and everything, so naturally it isn't a monster). This also has the added benefit of making it cheap enough to be a starter home.

You need Seasons and Nightlife (it includes a driveway). Other than that, you should be fine. The absolute worse thing I can think of is that I used a wall or floor that was in one of the other EP's, in which case the game will put another wall up. If you're like me, the first thing you do is go in and put up your own walls and floors anyway, lol. I painted it a nice, earthy yellow because Maxis didn't make any good whites.

Title: Old Farmhouse
Size: 2 x 2
Stats: 3 bed, 2 bath
Furnished: no
Price: §18,210

You need: Roddyaleixo's 'Invisible Driveway & Extensions' found [here]

That should be it! And yes, those are plots for planting in the back, ten of them. And that pond is deep enough for fishing.

What you get ingame:

Some screenshots are shown with furniture (ex: the truck). These DO NOT come in the file!

Lot Size: 2x2
Lot Price: 18,210
Tags: #farmhouse, #farm, #country, #fish, #garden, #season

Number of bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms
Custom Content Included: Build content only
Furnishings: Unfurnished

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 2 Nightlife Pets Seasons
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
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Old Farm House

Size: 922.3 KB · Downloads: 846 · 19th Mar 2007
922.3 KB 846 19th Mar 2007
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8 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 7 Feedback Posts
Lab Assistant
#2 Old 19th Mar 2007 at 4:51 AM
I live in Virginia, too! I like this house, thank you! =]

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Lab Assistant
#3 Old 19th Mar 2007 at 5:09 AM
This is cute. I was looking for more farm houses to populate my neighbourdhood. I have decided to make it totally rural
Test Subject
#4 Old 19th Mar 2007 at 6:05 AM
I live in Virginia also! I love this house. Thank you for sharing it.

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Original Poster
#5 Old 20th Mar 2007 at 3:22 AM
Wow, lots of people live in Virginia! ^_^ I'm glad so many people enjoy my creation, there's a real lack of real farmhouses out there.
Lab Assistant
#6 Old 20th Mar 2007 at 4:24 AM
Thank you very much. This is exactly what I was looking for - a farmhouse built for Seasons that doesn't require Pets. (I had to uninstall Pets to make room for Seasons).
Lab Assistant
#7 Old 5th Apr 2007 at 10:27 PM
This is really good! I've seen many of these throughout Va, you've really captured the essence of the farmhouse. I'm glad you posted on Sycamores so I could find out about your lots. Keep building!

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Test Subject
#8 Old 3rd Jun 2007 at 12:18 AM
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Thank you! This is just what I was looking for: a small farmhouse that doesn't use a lot of resources.
Test Subject
#9 Old 20th Feb 2008 at 6:05 PM
Absolutely just love this farmhouse! Would love to see more of them!
Thank you so much.