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Aspen Grove 3

by CarlDillynson Posted 18th Jan 2018 at 10:04 PM
7 Comments / replies (Who?) - 2 Feedback Posts, 5 Thanks Posts

My 55th upload!

It has been nearly a year to the day when I uploaded my last Aspen Grove house to MTS, and at that time I managed to finish the house one day after my birthday. This year I finished it one day before my birthday! Maybe next year I'll get it right on track. Who knows. I decided to upload it today because I'm sure I'll be too busy tomorrow (Jan 19) to do so.

So much has changed in the last 365 days - the most significant being that I finally finished my bachelors degree in December! I have been going to school since I was 19 so it was a nearly five and a half year long journey. I am so relieved to have finally reached the end. Anyway...

Aspen Grove 3 is the third home in my Aspen Grove series (obviously). The large Colonial has four bedrooms and three full bathrooms. Unlike my other Apsen Grove houses, I built this house with a specific family in mind. I moved them in, then as the "years" went on I tweaked certain aspects of the house to better fit the family living inside of it. This is the end-result.

The lot size is a little strange (40x30). I typically like to upload houses on 30x30 lots because there is a lot of them in each and every world, and they're easy to place. The house was originally built on a 30x30, but I soon realized that the yard didn't look right without a garage on it. I resisted my urge to leave it as-is, and put the house on a 30x40 to accommodate this. There simply wasn't enough room on a 30x30 for the house and a garage...sorry.

The house does have three pieces of custom content. A roof, a window and some shutters - all of which I have listed here. None of these are necessary for the house per se, but it will not look exactly as it appears in the photos without these pieces. Out of everything, I would say the shutters are the most useful because they really tie in the look of the exterior. ALSO A flower box from Monte Vista was used on the exterior to fill out the space. This is just a small thing that I love, but if you don't have it you're really not missing out on much, I promise.

All objects (or at least most) have been upgraded to unbreakable. This means all sinks, showers, computers, TVs should always work. Fireplace is fireproof. House has been thoroughly play tested and custard-cleaned.

I really like this house, and I hope you do, too!


Two-Tile Colonial Window: [

Separated Window Shutters:

Black Roof with White Trim:

Lot Size: 30x40
Lot Price (furnished): 174129
Lot Price (unfurnished): 98880

Custom Content Included:
- Separated Shutters by alverdine@MTS
- Two-Tile Colonial Window by missyzim@TSR (free)

Number of bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms
Custom Content Included: Build content only
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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Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Aspen Grove 3.rar | A large colonial home with four bedrooms and three bathrooms. Built by CarlDillynson 2017/18.

Size: 3.73 MB · Downloads: 2,854 · 18th Jan 2018
3.73 MB 2,854 18th Jan 2018
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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!
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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 18th Jan 2018 at 10:12 PM
Thank you for this gorgeous house and happy birthday!
Lab Assistant
#3 Old 19th Jan 2018 at 12:52 PM
I recently got back into Sims 3, and remembered your houses specifically as being some of my faves. Really happy to see you're still making them!
Also, Happy Birthday!
#4 Old 19th Jan 2018 at 4:06 PM
Great house! Thanks for continuing to share your creativity with the TS3 community. And congratulations on your birthday & your BA!
Test Subject
#5 Old 20th Jan 2018 at 7:41 AM
What did you go to school for? I am going for Journalism and let me tell you it is no joke haha
Lab Assistant
#6 Old 9th Feb 2018 at 10:12 PM
Thank you! :)
Field Researcher
#7 Old 29th Mar 2019 at 11:18 PM
beautiful house! what world do you have the house in?
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#8 Old 31st Mar 2019 at 7:56 PM
Originally Posted by flloetryresident
beautiful house! what world do you have the house in?

I'm fairly certain this house was set in Riverview. I may have demolished a previously standing home in order to place this one, but I can't remember.