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Belle Vista

by maven2379 Posted 24th Jun 2009 at 4:46 AM - Updated 24th Jun 2009 at 9:38 PM by maven2379
18 Comments / replies (Who?) - 18 Feedback Posts
This house was built on one of the beach lots, unfortunately it will loose the "beautiful vista" moodlet during upload.

This house has a 3 car garage, 4 bedrooms - 1 is decorated as a nursery, 3 full bathrooms and a 1/2 bath, a pool and 2 fireplaces. It also has a small "guesthouse" with a bed, small kitchen (well it has a fridge), and a bathroom.

I used the Tiki Set, Storybook Set, and pieces of the Bayside Set all available from the EA Store when decorating the house.

It is on a 4x4 lot. I built this on the lot that the Wolff family lives in a default game.

It costs 227,576 Furnished and 135,135 Unfurnished.

Lot Size: 4x4
Lot Price: 227,576

Please do NOT upload to The Exchange
Tags: #beach, #vista, #pool

Number of bedrooms: 5 or more
Custom Content Included: None Build and Buy Mode Content
Furnishings: Fully Furnished
Special Flags: Not Applicable

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 3
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Belle Vista.rar

Size: 2.20 MB · Downloads: 2,979 · 24th Jun 2009
2.20 MB 2,979 24th Jun 2009
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
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.


Need more help?

If you need more info, see Game Help:Installing TS3 Packswiki for a full, detailed step-by-step guide!
 
18 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 17 Feedback Posts
Lab Assistant
#2 Old 24th Jun 2009 at 5:10 AM
Ooh I love this, very realistic and I especially love the guest house just what my sims need. Thank-you.
Test Subject
#3 Old 24th Jun 2009 at 6:07 AM
Very nice house! It's really beautiful, I love the entrance shot. I don't have the Tiki set, though. Would the Tiki objects simply not show up (like in TS2) or would there be an error?
Test Subject
#4 Old 24th Jun 2009 at 7:50 AM
Really nice house! Very realistic and beautiful, thanks!
Lab Assistant
#5 Old 24th Jun 2009 at 8:56 AM
Thanks so much. You must have read my mind. Just this morning was looking for a replacement for the Wolff house.
Test Subject
#6 Old 24th Jun 2009 at 10:49 AM
Thank you!
Field Researcher
#7 Old 24th Jun 2009 at 2:52 PM
This is very nice, thank you.
Test Subject
#8 Old 24th Jun 2009 at 6:38 PM
Gorgeous! I love it, thanks!

Once a Simmer, always a Simmer. :]
Field Researcher
#9 Old 24th Jun 2009 at 7:47 PM
By any chance, have you also uploaded this to the exchange? 'cause it's on the exchange titled as "Beach Villa"
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#10 Old 24th Jun 2009 at 9:36 PM Last edited by maven2379 : 24th Jun 2009 at 11:12 PM.
Quote:
Originally Posted by xteenah
By any chance, have you also uploaded this to the exchange? 'cause it's on the exchange titled as "Beach Villa"


I did not. Thank you very much for the heads up! I just went there and saw it, not sure what I can do about it tho.

Edit: what's weird is that "Beach Villa" is what I called it when I was building it, but I renamed it, maybe the new name didn't take, but it packaged it a "Belle Vista".

leovenancio123 - I think that if you are missing anything included in the house that the game will just substitute something else in place of it.
Field Researcher
#11 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 12:01 AM
No problem! I noticed both usernames weren't the same so I thought something was fishy.. You can try reporting it. There's been a lot of cases of creation-theft and people always report it but I'm not sure if it does much but it doesn't hurt to try! I'll report it too to see if they'll take any action if it's more than one person :P
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#12 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 12:32 AM
Thanks! I did report it, not sure if they'll do anything about it. I never go to the exchange, so I never would have even known about it, I appreciate you taking the time to let me know, and for reporting it yourself. I'll have to stop by there more often. LOL
Field Researcher
#13 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 1:51 AM
My pleasure I don't check the lots section as much but it caught my eye since I had downloaded it earlier :P
Lab Assistant
#14 Old 25th Jun 2009 at 4:14 AM
The house looks amazing, thank you!
Test Subject
#15 Old 28th Jun 2009 at 2:29 AM
omg i LOOOOOVE this!! <3<3 could you make this into a .zip file? it would be very much appreciated.
Lab Assistant
#16 Old 28th Jun 2009 at 11:50 PM
not to sound like a butt kisser but this is by far the best house ever created, its spacious its beautiful and everything a sim needs is there and MORE
i wish they made more 40 by 40 lots
i really hope u remake this house for smaller lots
thank you soo much
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#17 Old 30th Jun 2009 at 8:44 PM
rocker_chica3 - I don't think I'm supposed to upload both .zip and .rar here, but I upload the zip file on MediaFire you can get it here: http://www.mediafire.com/?3vzzipdba90

sims3blog - I may try to make this for a smaller lot in the future, I am working on another house right now, and playing the klepto king challenge ... which I am doing so well with LOL
Test Subject
#18 Old 5th Jul 2009 at 10:21 PM
i'm not sure if i'm allowed to post this but this is a great house.

but you need the sets to use them
http://www.megaupload.com/?d=EDY7K0FC

the TS3 store items can be found at that download..

they work.. i use them.. put it in ts3> downloads

and install them like you usually would with something you buy.

if this isn't allowed, delete it.

and no it's not a virus.

this is where i got it from http://tehparadox.com/forum/f43/sim...e-items-373503/

theres more downloads [the lounge is on page 7 and the new hair and clothes are on 9]

Enjoy
Test Subject
#19 Old 13th Jul 2009 at 7:50 PM
Wow, it looks like a nice holiday villa! Awesome, cant wait to get in the game and try it!