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Picked upload! Tudor Acres Equestrian Club

by cutsocks Posted 4th Jan 2018 at 8:28 AM - Updated 5th Jan 2018 at 2:04 AM by cutsocks
21 Comments / replies (Who?) - 4 Feedback Posts, 17 Thanks Posts
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
This lot did not want to install via a Sims3Pack file, so I have provided a package file of the lot. If you had previously downloaded the Sims3Pack file, please download the package file and install by placing it in your C:\Users\XXXXXXX\Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Library folder. Sorry for any inconvenience! -cuts

1867 saw the creation of the Pulaski County Horse Club by handful of local enthusiasts, pooling together their knowledge and love of riding, jumping, and all things horse-y. Interest was high, and by following year, they had grown to be the Pulaski and Kosciusko Counties Horse Club. Opening their doors to more in 1869, the Kosciusko and Pulaski Counties Horse Club grew to be the Pulaski, Kosciusko, and Lafayette Counties Horse Club. A greater number of members was not without strife, and after many heated discussions about the exact ordering of words, they reformed to the Tri-County Horse Club in 1871. Discovering a thesaurus in a local library, they regrouped to the Tri-County Equestrian Club and then to the Tri-County Equestrian Society before the year was out. By 1873, continual interest from outlying areas was undeniable, and the Equestrian Society of the Tri-Counties of Kosciusko, Lafayette, and Pulaski organized as the most succinct Equestrian Friends.

Whilst their interest in jumping and riding never wavered, nomenclatural squabbles persisted. Frequent regrouping, -naming,-chartering, -forming, and -organizing saw the club emerge as Association of Horse Friends, The Equestrian Order of the Golden Horseshoe, Multi-County Riding Fellowship, Multi-County Fellowship of Riding and Jumping, Pi Omicron Nu Upsilon, Circle of Horse Enthusiasts, Society for the Promotion of Equestrian Studies, and (briefly in 1898) Amelia Vandergroot Is A Jerk And We All Hate Her But We Still Like Horses Club. From the group's inception, they most often met on the grounds and stables of the Vandergroot Estate and (from 1895 on) at the Sugarsap Plantation (also owned by the Vandergroots). In 1901, after a dramatic coup d'état at the Rochambeau County Riding Club led to its absorption into the New Friendship Association of the Equestrian Order, the oft-appellated group decided to pursue a space of their own.

Funding was not raised until the club's 50th anniversary in 1917, due to their formal meetings constantly distracted with other pressing matters. The Society of Equestrian Camaraderie broke ground on their new clubhouse in 1920 with respected architect Samantha Dowd of Greene, May, Dowd, McHewn & Brittleswight at the reins. However only a year into the project, catastrophe struck. Dowd, thoroughly fed-up and frustrated with the club's petty, ahem, horsecrap of perpetual petitions to alter the text on the official blueprints, laid down an ultimatum. She was naming her building the Tudor Acres Equestrian Club (after the revival style in which it was designed) and it would stay that way, or she would walk (along with her hefty commission.) Eager to jump into a new space, the group acquiesced, adopting the building name as their own to ride forth forevermore as the Tudor Acres Equestrian Club. The building and its grounds were completed in 1923, providing a wonderful space to train all their racing, riding, and jumping needs. The club found a significant amount of extra time at their meetings as well, which they happily filled with community-oriented philanthropic projects.

The Tudor Acres Equestrian Club is a horse ranch community lot. It has all sorts of jumping and racing apparatus for training and stables and troughs for caring for your equine friends. The clubhouse is mostly space for relaxing and socializing, though there are five bedrooms on the second floor. Overall there are four full bathrooms and two half-baths. The basement has a garage with space for four vehicles. The barn has three horse pens.

While designated as a horse ranch, it could easily be converted into a residence or an equestrian center with use of a rabbithole rug.

After placing the lot, you might need to pick up and drop the horse jump items for them to reconnect properly.

Custom Content not included:
3 New Railings by armiel @ MTS
Moar Barn Walls! by armiel @ MTS
Fancy Alternating Quoin Wall Expansion by cutsocks @ MTS

Lots of CFE used throughout, but you should be able to adjust the room layout of the clubhouse's main and second floor without much issue--though mind the stairs.

Lot Size: 60x60
Lot Price (furnished): 233,803
Lot Price (unfurnished): 170,491

Number of bedrooms: 5 or more
Custom Content Included: None
Furnishings: Fully Furnished
Special Flags: Not Applicable

You must have the expansion, game version or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

World Adventures Ambitions Late Night Generations Pets
Built with Game Version: 1.69
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date 3.32 MB 2,287 5th Jan 2018
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
Quick Guide:

1. Click the file listed on the Files tab to download the file to your computer.
2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file.
2. Select the .sims3pack file you got from extracting.
3. Cut and paste it into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Downloads folder. If you do not have this folder yet, it is recommended that you open the game and then close it again so that this folder will be automatically created. Then you can place the .sims3pack into your Downloads folder.
5. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Select the house icon, find the lot in the list, and tick the box next to it. Then press the Install button below the list.
6. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the lot to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
7. Run the game, and find your lot in Edit Town, in the premade lots bin.

Extracting from RAR, ZIP, or 7z: You will need a special program for this. For Windows, we recommend 7-Zip and for Mac OSX, we recommend Keka. Both are free and safe to use.

Need more help?

If you need more info, see Game Help:Installing TS3 Packswiki for a full, detailed step-by-step guide!
21 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 3 Feedback Posts, 17 Thanks Posts
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Field Researcher
#2 Old 4th Jan 2018 at 4:23 PM
Gorgeous, I love it!
#3 Old 4th Jan 2018 at 4:33 PM
stunning, love the large arch

Can't find stuff in build and buy mode?
Lab Assistant
#4 Old 4th Jan 2018 at 4:46 PM
Looks great. My first thought is it's the sort of place the local crime kingpin might like so maybe a criminal career rabbithole would be appropriate. Plenty of possibilities for someone like me who just likes to create towns.

#5 Old 4th Jan 2018 at 6:15 PM
Another wonderful lot! You are an amazing creator!
Test Subject
#6 Old 4th Jan 2018 at 7:57 PM
great can't install it thanks to patch 1.69
#7 Old 4th Jan 2018 at 8:37 PM
Wow, awesome work! Love the building and all those little details. Also, the first really good-looking horse ranch! (And still giggling about that story... ) Great, thank you!
Original Poster
#8 Old 5th Jan 2018 at 1:30 AM
Originally Posted by zero01three
great can't install it thanks to patch 1.69

There seems to be something wrong with thesim3pack file in general. (I can't even install it back to my own game.) I am looking into a fix.
Top Secret Researcher
#9 Old 5th Jan 2018 at 1:46 AM
This is a very attractive lot. As always, it feels like it could be a real place. I will PM you about the sims3pack woes.
#10 Old 5th Jan 2018 at 3:41 AM
This is gorgeous! I love it! Thank you so much for sharing. I can't wait to use it.
Field Researcher
#11 Old 5th Jan 2018 at 9:06 AM
I'm so glad you upload again! I admire all the architectural details in this, some of them I don't even have a clue how to do it. They look amazing.
just a girl
#12 Old 5th Jan 2018 at 11:55 AM
Stunning exterior!
#13 Old 6th Jan 2018 at 3:23 PM
A breath of life filled with all the goodies one could hope for in a cutsocks creation!
Tudor-Revival realness with an amusing story, it's unlike any equestrian club I've ever been to! It's almost too good for the nags!
Forum Resident
#14 Old 6th Jan 2018 at 10:43 PM
Wow, this is gorgeous! Thank you
Field Researcher
#15 Old 6th Jan 2018 at 11:03 PM
Gorgeous build, the CFE touches are really so well done. <3
Test Subject
#16 Old 7th Jan 2018 at 5:03 PM
Beautiful build! :D
Field Researcher
#17 Old 8th Jan 2018 at 5:27 AM
Amazing build!
Lab Assistant
#18 Old 9th Jan 2018 at 12:13 AM
So are all the beams made using the cfe or are they cc?
#19 Old 9th Jan 2018 at 1:51 PM
Congrats on the pick, well deserved
Original Poster
#20 Old 10th Jan 2018 at 3:28 AM
Originally Posted by MadamVioletDomme
So are all the beams made using the cfe or are they cc?

CFE, Monorail fencing raised up so they are just 1 "step" lower than the floor above.
Field Researcher
#21 Old 12th Jan 2018 at 5:23 PM
Very clever use of CFE with that arch!
Test Subject
#22 Old 26th May 2018 at 11:38 PM
Thanks you can make some really cool stuff.