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Open House: The Felicity

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Open House: The Felicity

This is the cottage I built for Felicity.  If she wins the heir poll, anyone who doesn’t move to their own place will move to this lot with her, along with the family ghosts.

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I’ve never built a house with an entry like this one; it was sort of a challenge to work out the roofing.  If the whole family moves here, a small carriage house, greenhouse, and graveyard will probably be added.

Felicity’s Place is shown here (and is on the Gallery, link here) on the 64  x 64 Dresden House lot in the countryside of Windenburg, which is where I plan for her to live.   I picked this lot because it has a waterfall, stream, and fishing pond behind it which is very scenic.  (And it doesn’t have a bonfire pit nearby to constantly spam my sims’ whims!)  However, this house and gardens will fit on a much smaller lot.

Going around the side to the right (kitchen and upstairs, writing nook)

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The back of the house

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The left side of the house (living room and upstairs, master bedroom)

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And now, into the house!

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The interior:

Entryway, with stairs to the right and a tiny library to the left.  Straight ahead, the living area.

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It’s a really tiny library

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I will decorate the living area after I find out how many family members will be living here

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But Felicity’s already got plenty of books!  There is a small bathroom at the foot of the stairs.

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The eat-in kitchen has very few modern fixtures.

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The back door leads to the patio and natural pool outside

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At the top of the stairs, to the right, is a reading and writing nook

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The upstairs also includes a hall bathroom, and a master bed and bath.

Master bedroom:

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You can find me on the Gallery at ShannonSimsFan

Layout, Ground Floor:

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Second Floor:

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7 Comments so far:

  1. Echo Weaver says:

    Wow. That is gorgeous.

  2. meowfaze says:

    It’s very cute. I like the townhouse looking one as well. I think the color scheme on both are good.

  3. Carla says:

    Wow, this is so lovely! I’m really impressed with the job you did on that roof too – I’m awful at roofs! Mine are always very plain.

  4. maisie says:

    Gorgeous!!! This house is what nudged Felicity ahead in my vote, I was very torn between her and Fearghus. I adore Fiona too. So many great heir possibilities! The roofline on this house is really pretty, and I like the layout quite a bit too. I can understand with the colors, which I think are great, but it can be hard to adjust when we try to do something differently. I think the rosey colored writing area really fits the garden/yard on this house, and the kitchen area is really welcoming too.

    • It makes me so happy the house was a factor in your vote. I’m glad you like all the heir possibilities, though. Overall, I am really happy with the layout. I would have liked to have used the little nook over the entry in the bathroom but I couldn’t get the roof to stop showing through the room. There’s a custom room tool and usually when you draw a custom room, it blocks out all the roof that would be cutting through, but it didn’t work here for some reason. That bit of wasted space bugs me, but I guess it is like crawl space :-). The proportions of rooms in this house reminds me of old houses I’ve been in; modern ones tend to have much more standardized spaces, but this one has the big rambling kitchen and the huge upstairs bath, as well as the tiny study. I didn’t think about the writing space being rosey fitting with the garden, thanks.

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