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Question in regards to building houses on the island

Post by PyroSpazz » 12 Feb 2017, 14:57

Is it possible to build houses with the "beachfront" and "Japanese" surroundings on the island, or will these types of homes default to the dirt road style if built there? I thought it would be worth asking before risking the simoleons. Just unlocked multi-story renovations and working on the Balconies quest, have some strong ideas to work with, but realized quickly how expensive mistakes are at this stage of the game. :/

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Re: Question in regards to building houses on the island

Post by copperwood » 12 Feb 2017, 15:31

PyroSpazz wrote:
12 Feb 2017, 14:57
Is it possible to build houses with the "beachfront" and "Japanese" surroundings on the island, or will these types of homes default to the dirt road style if built there? I thought it would be worth asking before risking the simoleons. Just unlocked multi-story renovations and working on the Balconies quest, have some strong ideas to work with, but realized quickly how expensive mistakes are at this stage of the game. :/
Best advice: Save to the cloud before building and major renovations. If you don't like the result, reset and download your save. This will save you from costly mistakes.

I just finished the balcony quest on my second game a few minutes ago. :D Now waiting for Bree to show up again for the basement one.

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Re: Question in regards to building houses on the island

Post by PyroSpazz » 12 Feb 2017, 15:50

Good advice as long as you have two devices to do it with.

Japanese retreat, yes; beachfront no.

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Re: Question in regards to building houses on the island

Post by Butterfly » 12 Feb 2017, 16:27

PyroSpazz wrote:
12 Feb 2017, 14:57
Is it possible to build houses with the "beachfront" and "Japanese" surroundings on the island, or will these types of homes default to the dirt road style if built there? I thought it would be worth asking before risking the simoleons. Just unlocked multi-story renovations and working on the Balconies quest, have some strong ideas to work with, but realized quickly how expensive mistakes are at this stage of the game. :/
My island Japanese and beach front lots and others have unique fencing and yards just like the standard lots...not dirt or regular wood fencing.
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Re: Question in regards to building houses on the island

Post by PyroSpazz » 12 Feb 2017, 22:05

How did you get that second to last one? Cottage? Is it an event, an unlockable? I only just unlocked multistory renovations and am working on balconies. I was trying to figure how to get the standard beachfront lot for one of them, the kind you get for big plots on the mainland if you build an empty lot.

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Re: Question in regards to building houses on the island

Post by Butterfly » 13 Feb 2017, 03:16

PyroSpazz wrote:
12 Feb 2017, 22:05
How did you get that second to last one? Cottage? Is it an event, an unlockable? I only just unlocked multistory renovations and am working on balconies. I was trying to figure how to get the standard beachfront lot for one of them, the kind you get for big plots on the mainland if you build an empty lot.
The beachfront isn't available on standard lots...only premium.

The cottage is attainable from the Saved by the Spell Quest.

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Re: [Pics] Pre-made House

Post by ErinPW » 13 Feb 2017, 14:14

Some templates keep their unique fencing, sidewalks, etc.when built on the island

For a while already:
Haunted House
Simtown Health Spa
Teen Idol Mansion

Since Holiday 2016 Update:
Gingerbread House
Japanese Retreat
Latin Villa
Neo Tokyo
Pro Skater's Dream Pad house
Wizard's Cottage

New with French Romantic Update:
French Chateau
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Re: [Pics] Pre-made House

Post by ErinPW » 13 Feb 2017, 14:24

PyroSpazz wrote:
12 Feb 2017, 22:05
How did you get that second to last one? Cottage? Is it an event, an unlockable? I only just unlocked multistory renovations and am working on balconies. I was trying to figure how to get the standard beachfront lot for one of them, the kind you get for big plots on the mainland if you build an empty lot.
I have moved your posts to the related topic. Moments ago I also posted a list of templates that keep their unique fence when built on the island.

We never get a beach view if we build houses like the Beachside Escape on the island.
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Re: [Pics] Pre-made House

Post by Silvestris » 13 Feb 2017, 14:45

So the Scandinavian house doesn't keep its unique fencing on the island?

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Re: [Pics] Pre-made House

Post by ErinPW » 13 Feb 2017, 15:10

Silvestris wrote:
13 Feb 2017, 14:45
So the Scandinavian house doesn't keep its unique fencing on the island?
Unfortunately not :(
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