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List of houses built by Teoalida

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

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photo
Building name Lot
size
Lot
price
House
area
Pool
area
Bed
rooms
Bath
rooms
Max
Sims
Facing EP required Date
Starter houses

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
1×2 $19,989 84 2 2h 4 North base 2011
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
Normal houses

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
Federal Fortress
(Maxis Makeover)
3×3 $259,942 452 100 4-6 5 8+ North base July 2012
Helluva Hacienda
(Maxis Inspired)
3×3 $169,604 212 72 2 2 4-8 West base July 2012
Home Alone House
(real building)
3×3 $213,845 396 72 3-4 3 6-8 South NL Sep 2012
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)
1×2 $113,743 188 20 3 2 6 North base Oct 2012
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
Nazi House 3×4 $182,512 272 68 2 4h 8 South NL Aug 2012
Palace I Trianon Floresti
(real building)
5×5 $368,871 586 206 2 4 8+ North UL, NL 2009
Palace II 3×4 $286,486 472 166 4 3 8 North UL, NL 2012
Palace III Trianon Floresti
(real building)
5×5 $533,939 672 234 4 4 8+ South UL, NL,
AL
Apr 2013
TBA Palace IV 3×4 abandoned ? 4 4 8 ? 2013
Pyramid House 3×3 $138,048 268 4 3 6-8 West base Oct 2018
Săvârşin Castle
(real building)
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
plan
4h 8 West OFB June 2012
The Cube of Glass II 2×3 ~$160,000 188 72 open
plan
4h 8 West OFB July 2012
DELETED Wood house 2×2 ~$100,000 172 2 2 6 South base 2009
Apartment lots

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
(real building)
4×3 U/C ? ? 2 2 4 South AL 2013
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
$2,868
154×4 68 3 2 4-6 North AL Oct 2018
Decorative buildings

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.

Condominium
4 blocks
6×5 $424,322 5940 144 North AL Dec 2011
Condominium
5 x 116
6×5 $493,962 ? ? North AL Sep
2018
Condominium
4 x 136
6×5 $502,094 4256 380 South AL Oct
2018
Peles Castle
(real building)
6×5 unfinished 3000+ ? South AL 2007
2009-2013
Palace of the Parliament
(real building)
6×5 $449,179 2584 ? South AL May 2012
Palace of the Empire 6×5 $396,458 4746 North AL May
2018
Biggest building 6×5 $446,950 10344 South AL May
2018
World Trade Center 5×5 $141,813 ? East UL Jun
2017
Empire State Building 3×3 $95,804 ? South UL Jun
2017
The Empire Tower 3×3 $154,185 ? South UL Jun
2017
The Imperial Tower 3×2 $100.339 ? North UL Jun
2017
The Pinnacle Tower 3×3 ? ? North UL Jun
2017
The Vertical Tower 3×2 $93.156 ? North UL Jun
2017

List of The Sims 3 houses made by me

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photo
Building name Lot
size
Lot
price
House
area
Pool
area
Bed
rooms
Bath
rooms
Max
Sims
Facing Require Date
My First The Sims 3 House 20×30 ~$170,000 258 45 3 3 6 base Apr 2013
Tiny House 16×18 $72,134 138 2 2 4 base Apr 2013
Starter Home 16×18 $19.103 80 2 1 4 base May 2013
Apartment block 30×30 ? 1120 base Oct 2013
L-shaped house 20×30 $149.388 280 35 3 3 6 base Nov 2015
abandoned Palace Trianon Floresti 50×50 U/C 500+ ? 4 4 8 ? 2013

General info

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.

Playtesting
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!!??

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    • Koco on December 18, 2011 at 5:26 pm
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    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.

  1. 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?

    • Winston on August 27, 2012 at 3:57 pm
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    cool stuff! perhaps u could try replicating some of our terribly mini hdb btos for the fun of it and visualizations 🙂

  2. 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.

    • Petro on June 1, 2014 at 9:12 am
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    Love your work.

  3. Amazing work Teoalida. Those are simple and attractive design indeed!

    • Drew on November 10, 2018 at 10:35 pm
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    Thank you for this!

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