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Featured upload! A request to me a challenge ***unsupported since sims 3***

by ambron Posted 4th Nov 2006 at 5:17 PM - Updated 2nd Jul 2011 at 11:24 AM by ambron
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This is a featured upload! It showcases the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
The challenge

A request from http://www.modthesims2.com/member.php?u=594278

When HelloGoodbye 2007 asked me to build this villa, I thought it would be a challenge.
It indeed was, several times I wanted to chuck, but after all I am glad I persisted.
Here and there the size is adjusted to make it simmable or just for better proportions.
I hope he likes it and you all too, of course.

This spacious villa is built with traditional and solid materials but surprisingly modern in the finishing.
Your hardworking and wealthier Sims will love it. There is plenty of room to live with a family and for pets it is a heaven on earth.
You’re invited to enjoy the serenity of the more than luxuriant garden. Come and see it yourself.

I thought of bringing this furnished as shown, but considered, what is more simple than just make everybody happy and put the whole bunch into the up-load and say a simple word of thanks. There is a big chance everything will be taken for granted and no threads or sites will be visited, so;
A shopping list of the used furniture -and very important too- the sites where I got the re-colours from, gives more credit to all the magnificent people with the skills to make everything look brilliant and accurately detailed.

Shopping list for the furniture and accessories shown on the pictures:
Living and dining room from http://stylistsims.de.vu/ with the wonderful re-colours of Jonesi at http://www.reflexsimsforum.com/
Cushions in the livingroom from www.wallsims.net ws_ocean
A lot of accessories and cushions in the masterbedroom come from http://mangosims2.free.fr aswell as the sink and toilet from the masterbathroom ligne Magnolia
Bath , Shower, painting and scale are from Solander at www.pimp-my-sims.com
The kitchen made by Simtomatic at http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=192281
Purple and blue guestroom Ailias Endeavour Modern bed and lightning at http://www.modthesims2.com/member.php?u=16333
Outdoor dining set www.wallsims.net Soleil with the terrific re-colours of Cathy at www.aussietopenders-sims2.com
Poolmatras at www.shaklin.page.cx
Hot Tub raised by Birgit 43 at http://www.birgit43.de/ Hoeschbad
The wooden arch above comes from www.reflexsims.de under specials the Santani set

The floor plan:
Ground level:
Two car garage with connecting stairs to the open living area and a door to the garden

First level:
Covered entrance
Hall way with arched entrance to the complete open living area
Corridor with built in closets
Master bathroom
Master bedroom with walk in closet
Stairway to the second floor
Separate utility room
Partly open kitchen with nook
Spacious open living and dining area with a view at the vide, both have folding doors to the terrace.

Second level half covering the first level with a vide:
Spacious landing
Guestroom 1
Guestroom 2
Bathroom 2
Study

The garden:
A terrace on the first level directly connected to the house with connecting stairs to the garden.
The swimming pool has an other spacious terrace with BBQ and across the other side a private terrace for sun bathing. Surrounded with up levelled terrain, beautiful arranged with rocks and flowers to ensure the privacy of your Sim

The design of the house is from Globalhousesplan http://www.globalhouseplans.com/hou...get_19435__.htm
The idea to build comes from http://www.modthesims2.com/member.php?u=594278

The price of the lot as shown is 176.141,- Simmolians
Built on a 4x5 lot
Built with original EP1-2-3-4

Important note: Numenor’s wall hack was used.(and strangly enough because I used maxis farmhouse wooden stairs) Numenor’s re-colourable stairs
http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=59793
http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=53159

Included in house and garden.
To all the great creators who took so much time to create these magnificent objects. Thank you all for your effort and creativity.
Credits:
The house
http://www.modthesims2.com/member.php?u=16333
Ailias
Edge smoother white and wood 2, Simple modern structure staircase
www.blackypanther.de
Dachsiegel hgrau mit weissem Rand
http://www.modthesims2.com/members/ililas
Ililas
Cloture boudbois en Sequoia
http://www.modthesims2.com/member.php?u=56826
Nengi65
Flagstone light
http://www.modthesims2.com/member.php?u=157496
Envious
Tree log stepping stone –right, left and straight.
http://www.modthesims2.com/member.php?u=161468
Brighten11
Woven Bamboo
http://www.modthesims2.com/member.php?u=295417
PheanixPheary
Modern Georgian Manor Set
http://www.modthesims2.com/member.php?u=340624
Fresh-Prince
Left and right curved garage double doors
www.pixelsims.com
Helena
Closed Pained window
http://www.modthesims2.com/member.php?u=621672
Marmy
Marmy’s single door closet
http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=55958
Numenor
Outdoor Lantern
http://thesimsresource.com/artists/sims2sisters
Sims2Sisters at their old site
Sims2Sisters window, rocked terrain
http://www.modthesims2.com/member.php?u=520075
Ladylarke
Victorian Exterior wall
http://www.modthesims2.com/member.php?u=152242
Kittyispretty69
Valley tan brick
www.sapphiresims2.com
Pretentiouscake
PC rocks/pebbles
www.tribeccasims2.com
Tribecca
Rocked three
www.thesims2.com
HabboArwen
English lawn
http://www.modthesims2.com/member.php?u=197019
Shrekheatherbelle
Aussie soil 5, Aussie soil 2, Aussie soil

Angelways1
AW1 RocksA1

The garden:
www.aussietopenders-sims2.com
Lucas and Zita
Very Big Oleander, Giant recolourable hydrangea, Flowering climbing vine
www.4eversimfantasy.eu.tf
Outdoor2 hosta, Syringa, Outdoor3 Climbing rose, Outdoor5 Dahlia, Delphinium, Rocks, Rosebush, Rock fountain
www.grapholina.com
Divine limetree, Large Maple
www.bienchens-sims2world.de.vu
Bienchen Bambus, Bienchens Grunender bush, Bienchens rosenbeet
http://www.modthesims2.com/members/Cazkiwi
Cazkiwi
Long grass, short grass
http://www.modthesims2.com/member.php?u=44745
Macarossi
Octobre decorative plantset ,
www.pimp-my-sims.com
PmS full Ivy set, Hedge medium
www.vitasims.com
JS&Simsbuilder&Blondmermaid
Garden flowers
www.parsimonious.org
Eponymous Garden –Aloe Vera, -Bergamot, -Blackberry, -Fennel, -Flax, -Foxglove, -Golden Mantle, -Grapes, -Lady’s Mantle, -Lavender, -Milkthistle, -Monkshood, -Motherwort
http://www.modthesims2.com/member.php?u=371515
Marylou and Numenor
Poppies set for shaped flowerbeds
www.debbiesims.com
Garden flower
http://www.modthesims2.com/member.php?u=94426
Mickyss
Lilac Bush, Small Swiss Philidendron, Hippieastrem, willow tree, Maidenhair fern, fish for pond, Big Roses, Thin fiddle wood tree, Leafy plant, Wild grow plant 3x, Fern plant, Philodendron plant, Spider plant, Leafy flower plant, Pampas grass, Swiss Philidendron plant, Fishbone fern, Frog on a pad,
http://www.insimenator.net/forumdisplay.php?f=38?
at Insiminator.net
Olemantiker
Die grosse Aloe
www.thesims2.com
Missink point mystery Topiary
www.reflexsims.de
Floral little flowerbush, Reflex floral plant 4
http://thesimsresource.com/artists/sims2sisters
Sims2Sisters at their old site
S2S plant
www.xmsims.com
XM sims , - fern, -generic 2 x, -yucca plant
http://sims.enorth.com.cn/TS2/obj/zip/CFSobj3708.rar
at Chainafansims
TaoYingYing
Decorative bamboo
http://www.modthesims2.com/member.php?u=69042
soglad 4 themadness
Override the maxis baytree and willowtree
(I don’t mind, the re-colours you already have stay in game, hope no one else does)

The re-colours:
The most re-colours are made by the creators themselves.
A few exceptions are;
www.aussietopenders-sims2.com
Cathy
Even bigger Oleander
Zita
Giant Hydrangea
http://www.modthesims2.com/member.php?u=56826
Nengi65
Maxis Baytree lushgreen
Ambron
Maxis Baytree “beuk”
www.bienchens-sims2world.de.vu
Veggie
4SF Rosebush, Bienchen83 Rosenbeet

Have a lot of fun and enjoy playing
Tags: #Villa, #garden

You must have the expansion 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
A Challenge the house.rar 3.22 MB 16,137 4th Nov 2006
A Challenge the garden objects.rar 9.69 MB 14,869 4th Nov 2006
A Challenge the garden re-colours.rar 3.06 MB 13,004 4th Nov 2006
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract: Use WinRAR (Windows) or Stuffit (Mac) to extract the .sims2pack file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s).

3. Install: Double-click on the .sims2pack file to install its contents to your game. The files will automatically be installed to the proper location(s).
  • You may want to use the Sims2Pack Clean Installer instead of the game's installer, which will let you install sims and pets which may otherwise give errors about needing expansion packs. It also lets you choose what included content to install. Do NOT use Clean Installer to get around this error with lots and houses as that can cause your game to crash when attempting to use that lot. Get S2PCI here: Clean Installer Official Site.

Need more information?
 
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91 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 88 Feedback Posts
Lab Assistant
#76 Old 18th Aug 2007 at 3:23 AM
Damn impressive work!
Lab Assistant
#77 Old 18th Aug 2007 at 9:35 PM
The download link to the house is broken.. can you fix it so i can download this beautiful house Ambron..
Test Subject
#78 Old 19th Aug 2007 at 12:12 AM
this is great ,but when i installed it all of the objects were missing can you help me?
Lab Assistant
#79 Old 19th Aug 2007 at 5:49 PM
Only word that comes to mind is awesome!
Test Subject
#80 Old 19th Aug 2007 at 10:04 PM
Default Bravo!
Wonderful job! Thanks so much for sharing.

I was wondering if you've any idea where to find Shaklins stuff now. The link included is broken and I know the site is down. Is this something that could be included here? =)
Research Worker
Original Poster
#81 Old 20th Aug 2007 at 5:24 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by hlryrck
this is great ,but when i installed it all of the objects were missing can you help me?


You need to download all the separate downloads for the complete house to show up. No furniture is included however.
Test Subject
#82 Old 22nd Aug 2007 at 1:32 AM
This is one the nicest houses yet! Thank you ambron!

Mom:Get off the stupid computer and go to bed!
Me: I'll be there in 5 secs.
Mom(15 hours later): I thought you said 5 seconds.
Test Subject
#83 Old 22nd Aug 2007 at 7:20 PM
great download! but i have one problem, when i play in it i get blue textures, the trees and the windows and the door. please help!!
Test Subject
#84 Old 22nd Aug 2007 at 10:05 PM
Excellent house very detailed!

Vrooooooooom! Ferraris are good!
Test Subject
#85 Old 23rd Aug 2007 at 6:10 AM Last edited by moena : 23rd Aug 2007 at 9:43 PM.
This is a very beautiful house, spend hours getting the objects, which i may add, i enjoyed very much tho i also seem to have this blue flashing where the trees on the side of the house is as well as the windows.
Other then that I may be missing some objects which i just cant find cuz some of the site are not up anymore, but thats ok, cuz YOU did and excellent job, thank you so much for sharing with us!

*Yeah!, got hold of sunairsims website,but it only worked with IE for me and not firefox, http://sunairsims.enorth.com.cn/ and got the bed, but wont you please if its not to much trouble put up the rest of the shopping list, I really don't mind spending hours looking for the goodies, like the recolors of Alias bedroom Endevours, I cant seem to find the purple color you have in your screenshot, as well as the cars you used, Solanders bathroom? shooo cant seem to find that one either. I really love this house and your decor is so beautiful, I want mine the same, sorry for sounding like a whiny! *blush blush*
Research Worker
Original Poster
#86 Old 23rd Aug 2007 at 10:53 PM
The blue flashing of the windows is something I have seen more in other up-loads. Just install the original windows again. http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=188669

Good luck
Research Worker
Original Poster
#87 Old 27th Aug 2007 at 6:16 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by moena
, but wont you please if its not to much trouble put up the rest of the shopping list, I really don't mind spending hours looking for the goodies, like the recolors of Alias bedroom Endevours, I cant seem to find the purple color you have in your screenshot, as well as the cars you used, Solanders bathroom?


Will see what I can do for you today. This upload is from autumn last year, it can be possible there have been some changes in the meanwhile.

See you
Test Subject
#88 Old 31st Oct 2007 at 5:34 PM
amazing!! can u post it with no CC?! my game gets sooo slow with cc. ty! =D

Marina Avila
marinavila
Research Worker
Original Poster
#89 Old 2nd Nov 2007 at 4:59 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by marinavila
amazing!! can u post it with no CC?! my game gets sooo slow with cc. ty! =D


Hi Marinavila, during installing other EP's I have lost all my houses. If I should considder downloading this house and remove everything around it and re-upload the "naked" house, I don't know what the effect is of EP 1-5 having installed. But if you don't want CC you can download only the house and remove and replace everything to Maxis objects.
Forum Resident
#90 Old 17th Sep 2008 at 3:18 AM
Wow, you did a great job!

Remember, being paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not after you.
As the mesh crumbles....
staff: moderator
#91 Old 30th Jan 2009 at 10:54 PM
Wow! Very nice job. :D
Field Researcher
#92 Old 3rd Jul 2009 at 11:13 PM
Gorgeous - can't wait to give it a try in game.
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