I designed and built too many houses in The Sims 2 & 3, some people ask me “please give me a 3-bedroom home” or “which sims homes have 4 bedrooms?” So made this table to sort things out!
U/C = under construction, houses built but unhappy of results so I may rebuild them later.
Bath 2h/4h = half baths one for toilet and one for bathtub, more efficient use by multiple sims.
Facing (The Sims 2 only) = I define default lot orientation as North, thus in the lot view, South-facing lots are those with sun lighting street side and right side. In neighborhood view the sun is on opposite direction.
I do not enjoy rotating lots because this will rotate sun direction too.
I usually design symmetrical homes on south/north facing lots and asymmetrical homes on east/west facing lots. I usually choose the orientation based by pool position (south/east facing for houses with pool in front yard, north/west facing for houses with pool in back yard).
Terms and conditions
- Feel free to download my houses and use them for your Sims (download buttons at bottom of each house’s page).
- Feel free to alter walls, furniture, decorative items, etc. to suit your Sims.
- DO NOT post my houses on any other website, without my approval.
List of The Sims 2 houses made by me
Lots contain basic furniture, minimum to be livable: cheapest possible wall paint, doors, windows, tables, counters, and best possible functional items such as sofa, TV, chairs, beds, etc, while keeping price under $20,000 (budget of starter families). Purely decorative items such as lights and windows curtains does not exist.
|Starter Home 1×2
aka Best Starter Home
|Starter Home 2×2||2×2||$19,985||80||–||2||1||4||North||base||Apr 2013|
|a||Starter Home 1×1||1×1||$19,970||67||–||1||1||2||South||base||July 2012|
|Shotgun Starter Home 1×2||1×2||$20,000||88||–||2||1||4||North||base||Sep 2013|
All houses build with top-end furnishing to maximize comfort for your sims. Beside basic furnishing, most houses also contain swimming pool, computers, easel, piano, lights, window curtains, etc. Due to this reason, all houses have comparable price $100,000 – $150,000 nearly proportional with floor area.
Excessive use of decorative items is avoided (expensive paintings and statues), they can be found only in high-end buildings such as Palace Trianon Floresti and Savarsin Castle.
|American Single-Story||2×2||$96,142||131||28||2||1||3-4||East||NL||Aug 2012|
|American Two-Story||2×2||$129,744||218||28||3||3||4-6||East||NL||Oct 2012|
|DELETED||Asymmetrical House I||2×2||$126,428||212||28||2-3||2||4-6||South||base||Feb 2012|
|DELETED||Asymmetrical House II||2×2||$125,335||172||48||2||2||4||West||base||Sep 2012|
|Asymmetrical House III||2×3||$143,805||248||35||3-4||3||6-8||East||NL||April 2013|
|Asymmetrical House IV||2×2||$126,392||204||28||2-4||2||6||North||base||July 2013|
|Home Alone House
|House on a Tiny Lot I||1×2||~$100,000||164||–||2||2||6||South||base||2011|
|House on a Tiny Lot II||1×2||$90,410||128||18||2||2||4||North||base||July 2012|
|House on a Tiny Lot III
(Large house on a tiny lot)
|House on a Tiny Lot IV||1×2||U/C||138||18||2-3||2||4||North||base||mid-2013|
|House 1×2 lot Rectangle 8×12||1×2||$141,521||188||20||3||2||6||North||base||Oct 2018|
|House 1×2 lot Z-shaped 6×12||1×2||$92,674||128||18||2-3||2||4||North||base||Oct 2018|
|House 1×2 lot Rectangle 6×12||1×2||$92,851||138||18||2-3||2||4||North||base||Oct 2018|
|L-House edition 2008||2×2||~$110,000||224||?||2||2||6||South||base||2008|
|Modern Symmetry||2×3||$162,099||260||42||4||3||8||North||OFB||Oct 2012|
|Palace I Trianon Floresti
|Palace II||3×4||$286,486||472||166||4||3||8||North||UL, NL||2012|
|Palace III Trianon Floresti
|Pyramid House||3×3||$138,048||268||–||4||3||6-8||West||base||Oct 2018|
|3×3||$370,229||451||68||4-5||4||8||North||NL, AL||Sep 2018|
|Symmetrical House Brick||2×2||$128,047||232||35||3||2||4-6||South||base||2012|
|Symmetrical House Palace||2×2||$176,992||244||30||4||3||8||South||base||2012|
|Symmetrical House Rustic||2×2||$95,324||156||35||2||2||4-6||South||base||2012|
|Symmetrical House Siding||2×2||$113,151||200||35||2||2||4-6||South||base||2012|
|Terrace House 1×1||1×1||$72,738||122||–||2||2||4||South||base||Oct 2012|
|Terrace Classic||1×2||$110,390||196||–||2||2||4-6||South||base||Early 2012|
|Terrace Modern||1×2||$103,502||188||–||2||2||4-6||North||base||Early 2012|
|The Cube of Glass I||2×2||~$128,000||256||104||open
|The Cube of Glass II||2×3||~$160,000||188||72||open
Like normal houses, they are also furnished with high-end furniture.
|First Apartment||3×3||~$525,000||288×4||?||3||3||6-8||South||AL||Dec 2011|
|Second Apartment||2×3||~$360,000||166×4||?||2||2||4||West||AL||Jul 2012|
|Third Apartment||3×3||$516,355||204×4||?||3||3||6||South||AL||Sep 2012|
|Realistic Apartment Block||3×2||?||107×4||–||2-3||2||4||South||AL||Apr 2013|
|to be added||Palace of Culture
|to be added||Housing Complex||3×3||U/C||?||?||2||2||4||North||AL||2013|
|Semi-Detached with garage||4×3||unfinished||210×4||30×4||2||2||4||East||AL||2012|
|Apartment block U-shaped||3×3||425,975
Lots built purely for neighborhood decoration or to showcase my architectural design skills. Some buildings are calculated to be the biggest possible within the limit of 2100 wall segments and 15 floors. Their interiors does not contains rooms, stairs, or any furniture, but just lights to take night screenshots.
5 x 116
4 x 136
|Palace of the Parliament
|Palace of the Empire||6×5||$396,458||4746||–||–||–||–||North||AL||May
|World Trade Center||5×5||$141,813||?||–||–||–||–||East||UL||Jun
|Empire State Building||3×3||$95,804||?||–||–||–||–||South||UL||Jun
|The Empire Tower||3×3||$154,185||?||–||–||–||–||South||UL||Jun
|The Imperial Tower||3×2||$100.339||?||–||–||–||–||North||UL||Jun
|The Pinnacle Tower||3×3||?||?||–||–||–||–||North||UL||Jun
|The Vertical Tower||3×2||$93.156||?||–||–||–||–||North||UL||Jun
List of The Sims 3 houses made by me
The houses made by Teoalida are designed with minimal or even NO expansion packs when possible, to maximize compatibility. I uninstalled all expansion packs to build basegame-only houses. Later I realized that was not necessary to uninstall, I could use AnyGameStarter to create mini-games with selected expansion packs.
I hate simmers who design simple starter homes using all 16 expansion and stuff packs.
NO Custom Content in my houses.
Because some simmers hate CC.
All my houses are fully furnished, except the ones built solo for decorative purposes.
Because most houses are small and designed to optimize furniture placements, without furniture I could not do design the house. If you want them unfurnished, just put a family in them then evict family, the furniture will gone.
Due to large number of houses made in 2012 and later, and limited time for games, I do not have time to playtest EVERY house. I have good eyes to assume that they are functional and do not miss any item not even the small ones like alarm clock, fire alarm, telephone, etc. If you download them and find errors, report them by leaving a comment on house page.
Review of houses built by other people:
I have spent many hours browsing other people’s content posted on www.modthesims.info trying to get inspiration. I see a lot of crappy houses getting positive comments from idiots praising unessential details. Houses with messy floor plans, oversized houses with bad furniture placements, even worse, no sofa facing TV, just two diagonal sofas that cannot be used for watching TV.
Apparently some people built the houses to look like (a bad) real life, rather than for playing Sims in them. You will NOT find such stupidities in my houses!
This is the KING of idiots:
I recently told myself I don’t need any more houses b/c my lots bin is full of houses I rarely use. But none of them are purple (it’s my favorite color). And my neighborhoods are sorely lacking in purple houses. (source).
He couldn’t repaint walls of any existing house!!??
Have you tried Second Life? it’s quite similier to Sim. From what I know from others is that SL is more flexible and interesting.
I never played Second Life. As far as I know, is a MMORPG and not a life simulator game, can’t control others in that game, and some things involves real money… can you build own houses and take care about families in Second Life?
cool stuff! perhaps u could try replicating some of our terribly mini hdb btos for the fun of it and visualizations 🙂
I talked with Winston on website chat. He is not even playing The Sims, no wonder that he does not know that you can put max 4 families on a lot so replicating Singapore’s HDB blocks in The Sims 2 is impossible.
Love your work.
Amazing work Teoalida. Those are simple and attractive design indeed!
Thank you for this!
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And obviously, thanks in your sweat!
Teoalida helped me a lot. I liked this website. I hope to see Teoalida in here more often to help me and others, thank you 🙂