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Wee Barnoid #21 – Starter house (under 15.000§) – No CC

by plasticbox Posted 8th Oct 2009 at 12:18 AM - Updated 8th Oct 2009 at 5:46 PM by plasticbox
19 Comments / replies (Who?) - 17 Feedback Posts, 2 Thanks Posts
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
A small country house with a bit of a "holiday cabin" feeling, furnished for three sims, affordable for one. I think this is only so cheap because I playtested over midnight, but since I changed the floorplan about 25 times during playtesting I don't have an unplayed version. It was under 16.000§ before playtesting too, though.

1 x double bedroom
1 x single/twin bedroom
1 x bathroom
1 x kitchen/dining/living room

It looks a bit cramped downstairs (like holiday cabins often are), but I tested with a househould of four and didn't run into any issues. If you want a bit more space, you could put the double bedroom upstairs (as a loft or one big room), and put two 2x3 rooms downstairs for a bathroom and mini bedroom, so that the kitchen/bedroom wall moves over by one tile.

Prices given below (F = Furnished; U = Unfurnished) are when placed on a regular 20x30 lot.

Built on the smallest lot I have (16x18), so it can be rotated in any direction on every other lot. Two sides of the house would work as a street side, although I'd use a somewhat less utilitarian fence for the bike shed if that were on the front.

Please don't PM me with questions. Post questions/feedback about this particular house in this thread, generic build mode stuff in the Build Mode forum. Thanks.

Base Game content only. This house will look exactly like on the screenshots.

Lot Size: 2x2
Lot Price: 14.989§ F, 11.499§U
Number of bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms
Custom Content Included: None
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
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Size: 2.52 MB · Downloads: 8,585 · 8th Oct 2009
2.52 MB 8,585 8th Oct 2009
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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.

Need more help?

If you need more info, see Game Help:Installing TS3 Packswiki for a full, detailed step-by-step guide!
19 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 16 Feedback Posts, 2 Thanks Posts
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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 8th Oct 2009 at 1:19 AM
I love the's very pretty. Great job!
#3 Old 8th Oct 2009 at 3:29 AM
It's adorable...thank you for sharing it.
Field Researcher
#4 Old 8th Oct 2009 at 3:38 AM
How cute, and surprisingly spacious inside! Thank you! :O)
Field Researcher
#5 Old 8th Oct 2009 at 6:10 AM
Your houses are always awesome! Thanks and congrats!

Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much. (Oscar Wilde)
Top Secret Researcher
#6 Old 8th Oct 2009 at 7:04 AM
Great home.
Lab Assistant
#7 Old 8th Oct 2009 at 2:57 PM
My sims are going to love this house! Thanks!

I Follow The Night.. Can't Stand The Light.
Test Subject
#8 Old 8th Oct 2009 at 6:35 PM
Looks great in red, and is a very good price.
Thank you!
Lab Assistant
#9 Old 8th Oct 2009 at 10:22 PM
I love your whole Wee Barnoid series. Wonderful, unique design that actually work well for the Sims. Thatnk you so much for sharing them!
Lab Assistant
#10 Old 10th Oct 2009 at 12:37 PM
I'm having a a problem with installing this lot. Well actually I have allready installed it. And it works perfectly in game...

The problem is that I can't delete it from the game launcher downloads section. :s Wich is weird. It never happened to me before, and I have installed some of your other houses without trouble too.

Do you have any idea what's wrong? Does anyone else have this problem?

Other than that, I love the lot. It's perfect for a little family.

Sims addict since 2003
And proud of it!

[Simpage] [Screenhots]
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Original Poster
#11 Old 10th Oct 2009 at 3:26 PM
BrokenPiece, please post in Help with this – since this lot is technically no different from any of the others I made, it sounds like a Launcher issue more than anything else.

Stuff for TS2 · TS3 · TS4 | Please do not PM me with technical questions – we have Create forums for that.

In the kingdom of the blind, do as the Romans do.
Lab Assistant
#12 Old 11th Oct 2009 at 6:08 PM
Okay thank you anyway. ^^

EDIT: I didn't need the help forum. I found the folder where the download was stored and deleted it.

Sims addict since 2003
And proud of it!

[Simpage] [Screenhots]
Lab Assistant
#13 Old 11th Oct 2009 at 10:12 PM
I am ecstatic! that you're building for TS3. Just came across these and am in the process of downloading them all - thank you!
Lab Assistant
#14 Old 12th Nov 2009 at 3:00 PM
Girl in funny!
Test Subject
#15 Old 21st Nov 2009 at 7:54 PM
Thanks so much!

[CENTER]I have one terrible vice: I am unpardonably ambitious and egotistic.
Mad Poster
#16 Old 28th Nov 2009 at 6:32 AM
Wow, what a charming home for such a low price! Great job!
Test Subject
#17 Old 11th Dec 2009 at 2:09 PM
Its so cute you really used the size of the house well. Its cozy looking too and the design is flattering! Thanks and great job!
Test Subject
#18 Old 24th Feb 2010 at 9:37 AM
I love your wee barnoid series of houses. Great work!
Test Subject
#19 Old 29th Dec 2010 at 2:37 PM
Another great house as always. Just as good or even better than the other ones from the Wee Barnoid Series, which isn't that easy to accomplish.
Congrats and thank you.
Field Researcher
#20 Old 9th May 2011 at 6:04 AM
I love how u manage to make homes so charming for so cheap another great plasticbox creation