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Biringer Builders - The Sycamore

by Copper_Penny Posted 9th Jul 2018 at 4:59 PM - Updated 9th Jul 2018 at 2:46 PM by Copper_Penny
4 Comments / replies (Who?) - 1 Feedback Posts, 3 Thanks Posts
Based on a plan by real-world home designers Biringer Builders, the Sycamore is a large family friendly house with covered front porch, vegetable gardens, and plenty of room for both the kids and adults to pursue their hobbies at home.

The main floor features a formal dining room, butler's pantry with wet bar, and open concept family room with kitchen and breakfast nook. You'll also find a small bedroom, used as a home office. There are four large bedrooms on the second floor, one of which is being used as a home studio (perfect for an aspiring artist or for a professional architect!). The master suite comes with a large 4-piece bathroom as well as a dressing room, and the other three bedrooms include closet space as well. The attic is large enough that it could be used as a hangout space for the kids as they get older, and the double bay garage offers plenty of room for storage or for hobbies.

Please follow this link to see the original floor plans for this model. Though this upload is inspired by this floor plan, the original floor plan and design do not, in any way, belong to me. Please follow the aforementioned link to see its original designers.

When I started furnishing this house, I imagined a family with adult Sims who work as interior designers, and young kids who are avid gardeners (note the vegetable gardens in the back yard!). I had a ton of fun making this house and I hope you all enjoy playing in it too!


Lot Size: 35x25
Lot Price (furnished): 155,593
Lot Price (unfurnished): 84,434

Additional Credits:
Biringer Builders, a custom home design and contracting company based out of Virginia:

Number of bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms
Custom Content Included: None
Furnishings: Fully Furnished
Special Flags: Not Applicable

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The Sycamore - Fully Furnished.rar | The Sycamore, fully furnished for up to 6 Sims.

Size: 2.73 MB · Downloads: 944 · 9th Jul 2018
2.73 MB 944 9th Jul 2018
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Field Researcher
#2 Old 10th Jul 2018 at 12:06 AM
Love how the panelling and brickwork compliment each other. Stunning job overall.
Top Secret Researcher
#3 Old 10th Jul 2018 at 4:40 PM
Love your lots Copper_Penny. I have all of them and they look wonderful in the world(s) I am playing. Thank you for sharing your work.
Test Subject
Original Poster
#4 Old 11th Jul 2018 at 12:23 AM
Thank you both for your support!
Lab Assistant
#5 Old 16th Jul 2018 at 8:25 PM
Thanks for creating and sharing this house! Craftsman houses are among my favorite types of houses.