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Hartlocke Estate

by QBUILDERZ Posted 17th Mar 2013 at 4:27 PM - Updated 12th Apr 2013 at 8:27 AM by QBUILDERZ
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This is a featured upload! It showcases the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Hartlocke Estate



The must-have house on the block is finally for sale. Each room shows off a different and fashionable style to
ensure that no matter where you go, some personality shines through. Right from the get go, you see the lovely
entry way which opens up into three large and homey rooms for your sims to explore. Up stairs you can find
many bedrooms, each in different schemes and styles. Out side is a little slice of heaven -- gardens surround
the house in an aromatic cluster, which are sure to leave your sims wandering in bliss. Through it all, retain
your privacy, but show off your Sim's wealth!

Contains:
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Eat-in Kitchen
Dining Room
Informal Living Room
Formal Living Room
Laundry Room
Pool
Back / Side Patios
Pool House / Bar
Office
Foyer
Garage
Pond
Bridge
Hedge Maze
Fenced in Yard (for pets)
Extra Rooms (Guest Bedrooms / Storage in Kitchen) for Renovation

Beyond all of this, there are a few triggers around the lot to add a few more aesthetic pieces of detail.
You will find some butterflies doing their thing near some special flower bushes. Furthermore, walking
by a bush or two my trigger a group of birds to fly out of the greenery now and again. Hartlocke Estate
is a place of wonder for sims, and wildlife, alike!



Specs:
Requires: WA, AMB, LN, PETS (have Generations, but used no content)
Lot Size: 50x50
Lot Prices: 345,481 furnished / 161,927 unfurnished
Max # of Sims: 8+
Expandability: Yes (Not recommended -- CFE and excessive tinkering with the roof line)
Custom Content: None
Play Test Yes (for two sim weeks, everything works!)

As you can see, Hartlocke Estate is the house on the market to buy. Everything is included, and
then some! Download Hartlocke Estate today!





Additional Credits:
I would like to thank #create chat for this lot. Even though I didn't show much of it off, they are always so kind and supportive. Everything that I do i, in part, because of that awesome crew. Thanks guys
Special thanks to Tee Hee Hee, who uploaded "The Ephemeral" when I was creating this. My "NO. Must do BETTER." instincts kicked in and really helped give me that final nudge into creating this lot. Thank you, you talented son of a gun.
Additional thanks to all of those downloaders over ther past five years; I have finally surpassed one million downloads! Thank you so much for downloading and (hopefully) enjoying my creations. Happy simming!

Lot Size: 5x5
Lot Price: ^^In post^^

Number of bedrooms: 5 or more
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.

Sims 3 World Adventures Ambitions Late Night Pets
Built with Game Version: 1.50.56
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Hartlocke Estate by Qbuilderz.zip

Size: 4.58 MB · Downloads: 8,823 · 17th Mar 2013
4.58 MB 8,823 17th Mar 2013
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!
 
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Interstellar Traveler
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#2 Old 17th Mar 2013 at 4:30 PM
This is absolutely fantastic, Q! Awesome job!
mature minion
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#3 Old 17th Mar 2013 at 4:42 PM
So many lovely understated bits of building trickery in here, and gorgeous to look at too! What a brilliant lot to mark passing 1 million downloads
Test Subject
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#4 Old 17th Mar 2013 at 7:21 PM
Just one word: AWESOME. I have no other words to describe this... this... beauty.
Doing all the things, and *mostly* not failing.
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#5 Old 17th Mar 2013 at 8:46 PM
Q, this is gorgeous! It looks just like a lot of the lovely house estates I see around town here in the pricey old neighborhoods. The subtle building details are exquisite. It's devastating that you don't make these fantastic houses for TS2 anymore :'( The lighting you use for your screenshots is almost poetic. I love them all. Congrats on your 1M+ download count as well! <3
Typical
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#6 Old 17th Mar 2013 at 9:20 PM
Well, Q, this is just fantastic. This whole lot is just so well put together, it's just amazing to look at!
Theorist
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#7 Old 18th Mar 2013 at 12:15 AM
Congrats on a million downloads that -- and this beautiful estate -- is amazing!
Mostly Harmless
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#8 Old 18th Mar 2013 at 5:44 AM
Pretty house, Q!
Test Subject
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#9 Old 18th Mar 2013 at 7:04 AM
woh this one i need to download it will be great also in Aurora Skie s THANKYOU looks so beautiful !!!!!!
Rabid Recoloring Renegade
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#10 Old 18th Mar 2013 at 1:34 PM
Stunning achievement, as usual. Thanks for sharing :-)
Field Researcher
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#11 Old 18th Mar 2013 at 3:04 PM
Absolutely marvelous. Great job and thank you very much for sharing with us all!
Instructor
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#12 Old 18th Mar 2013 at 3:33 PM
Dude, this is seriously one of my favourite lots you've ever build. I swear to god though, every lot you build is just better than the last and surpasses any skill I have by a million miles. It's actually ridiculous!
Coffee, anyone?
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#13 Old 18th Mar 2013 at 7:25 PM
I luff it! I'm back playing the sims and was waiting for new things from you.
Blenderized to Pieces
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#14 Old 18th Mar 2013 at 7:55 PM
Thanks for making this 'specially for ME! lol
Blenderized to Pieces
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#15 Old 18th Mar 2013 at 7:56 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Canoodle
I luff it! I'm back playing the sims and was waiting for new things from you.


Hey canoodle! We've missed you! Good to see you back!
Instructor
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#16 Old 19th Mar 2013 at 11:09 AM
Q this is amazing! I love attention to detail and high regards to quality. Your presentation is excellent. Just beautiful!
Test Subject
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#17 Old 20th Mar 2013 at 6:49 AM
This is one of the most beautiful houses I've seen. I can't wait to see this in game! Thank you for sharing!
Forum Resident
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#18 Old 20th Mar 2013 at 3:06 PM
Such a beautifully charming lot! :D
Theorist
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#19 Old 21st Mar 2013 at 4:50 AM
Stunning
Wiki Wizard
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#20 Old 21st Mar 2013 at 5:10 PM Last edited by Deluxe Designs : 4th Apr 2013 at 11:57 PM.
This is actually amazing! You have just used so many awesome building tricks to make a really authentic looking house, I absolutely love the CFE stuff you've done to do wall supports <3

EDIT: congrats on the feature, I was counting down the days, it's so well deserved
Forum Resident
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#21 Old 21st Mar 2013 at 11:27 PM
This house is absolutely esquisite! Tghe autjenticity and the building techniques you used to amazing! Tudor architecture is my favorite style and you have done a fantastic job with this estate! Congrats Man
What and Epic lot!!!
Instructor
#22 Old 22nd Mar 2013 at 12:09 PM
Absolutely, gobsmackingly beautiful. I totally love it! If only to be a realtor in a Sims 3 mmo xD kaching!!!

Check the Sims 3 EA Freebies List for some awesome freebie downloads!
Forum Resident
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#23 Old 23rd Mar 2013 at 10:32 PM
Question: Do you really need Late Night to download?
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#24 Old 24th Mar 2013 at 11:52 PM Last edited by QBUILDERZ : 27th Mar 2013 at 6:48 AM.
Quote:
Originally Posted by TudorMan23
Question: Do you really need Late Night to download?


Really, you only need base game (as with every lot) but the lot would be very, very bland

I would not recommend it. The outside will /probably/ look the same, but the inside will not.

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Lab Assistant
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#25 Old 25th Mar 2013 at 1:02 AM
Q! it's beautiful!
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