You have recently bought yourself a plot of land in the Sims world. After much deliberation, your Sim decides that they wish to live on it. Now, you need a house.
How do we get a house? In this game, you have two options, you either build one yourself or select a House template from the Build Mode. Use Sims 4 House Layouts from the Build Mode to simplify life, Or get creative and build the house of your dreams!
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Let’s look at House Layouts from the Build Mode.
The Sims 4 House Layouts are one of a kind. A mixture of all styles of architecture is here to make your homestay pleasant. When you build a house for yourself in the game, it doesn’t always turn out the way you intended. Hence, to make things easier, developers have come up with pre-built house plans and layouts to turn your dreams into reality instantly. You shall save a lot of time and Simoleons with these house layouts.
Game creators have curated a series of inspiring home designs that fit the Sims world perfectly. You also have the option to build upon these designs after the construction is complete. Arrange according to your style and taste to fit your Sims Perfect lifestyle.
So how can you get these Sims 4 house layouts?
The house layouts will be accessible to you only after you have completed up to Player Level 2. You can then go to Build Mode and discover a new icon on the bottom right corner.
Where can you find the house templates menu?
A ‘house on a scroll of paper’ is what you should be looking for in the console. One found it will direct you to the Designer Homes Catalog.
From here, it’s similar to real-life house hunting. Preview all house plans, take a tour of the houses and then commit to the one you love the most.
You have spotted a template you love and want to build. Where do you begin?
You can then place the house template on any plot of land it fits on. If the house you have chosen is too big for the lot, it will not let you place it.
All you now have to do is click the purchase button on your desired house and then apply it to your plot.The Sims 4 House layouts are all fully-furnished, so you don’t need to pay for anything extra.
How long does it take for the house template to be constructed?
The home will be ready in no time! So keep your bags packed and be prepared to move in immediately.
If you decide to clear a lot that has a house on it, what happens to your items?
If you plan to build the new house on a previous one you owned, developers have added a new “Bulldoze” button to clear out the entire lot at once. All previously held items get moved by default into the Storage Section of your Build/Buy Mode.
Build your Sims 4 House
Another way you get specific house layouts is to build one step by step.
The Simming community has always been creative and loves exploring new things. However, following your own house blueprints can get tricky, leaving you with something you never wished to live in forever. Simmers are coming up with simple floor plans to help you through the building process to tackle this problem and make things slightly easy for you.
You will find a variety of Sims 4 floor plans on the internet if you look for it. Then it’s as simple as picking one you like and building according to it.
There are floor plans for everyone and each type of Sim. These easy Sims 4 house blueprints specify what goes where most straightforwardly. These floor plans cover each aspect tile-by-tile to make sure you understand it. One benefit of building your own house by following these layout ideas is that you can explore them more. Tweak them according to your style. Make the bedroom bigger if you want. Build the patio on the other side if you wish for it. The only limit to these house plans is your imagination.
Do what many Simmers do if you do not like any of the easy Sims 4 House layout plans! Take inspiration from real life or other Simmers. Take inspiration from actual life house blueprints. You will find some exciting floor plans out there.
Thousands of players are willing to share their floor plans, and many do. They post building videos on youtube. All you need to do is follow them. With this, you can quickly build various types of houses.
Here are some house plan examples to take inspiration from ,and give your Sims a dream home:
Take inspiration from real-life mansions to create the perfect mansion layout for your Sim.
You can create something mind-blowing within the game. Simmers take examples from actual houses that are available for sale. Create your own mansion layout by referring to these and live a chic Hollywood lifestyle.
Imagine living next to the sea with a private beach or a patio extending out into the sea and a hammock over the pool. Refer to the youtube videos of Simmers building these or take inspiration from real-life homes. Put in the floor-to-ceiling windows, spiral stairs, and a very slick entrance, all inspired by some Malibu beach house.
Build your cottage floor plan and give your Sim a taste of country life. Cottage floor plans are relatively easy to make and follow, given their simplicity. Use various items from your Mods and CCs to make the cottage lively.
It may not be Halloween Season, but it will be for your Sim. Let your Sim live in the most haunted and dangerous houses. Take inspiration from your favorite cartoon or shows to give it a creepy real-life touch.
Realistic Family House
Always wished for a house you saw in movies? Well, search no more! This house is as accurate as it comes and comes with detailed designs. You get a basketball hoop in the front yard, a garage, utility rooms, a mini pool, etc. It is a 3-bed, 2-bathroom bungalow fit for all familial needs—the perfect suburban home. You can further tweak this by taking inspiration from real life.
Always dreamt of living on a yacht? Turn this dream into a reality now only on Sims 4. Build yourself a luxurious lifestyle on a boat. Get the feel of Venice. You can use this as a residential home, a vacation home or simply a party destination. Have fun and be adventurous with your Sim friends. Enjoy your Friday night the way you always hoped.
Bilbo’s Hobbit Village
Lord of the Rings is what you live for? Now live in the Lord of the Rings inspired home. Make your dreams come true. The entire hobbit village will be the best for you as it surrounds you in enchantments.
If you aren’t a fan of the movie, Simmers can still build these if you love greenery and cottages. This cottage floor plan will make you want to look for it in real life.
Flying Dream House
As kids we always dreamt of living in castles and palaces. To make things more interesting, a floating castle was the home of our dreams. Make this possible now by building one in Sims 4. Construct your home over a pond or a lake to give it the enchanted feeling. Make sure you add stairs to the entrance or there will be no way you can use your home.
Tiny Tree House
Try this simple design to try constructing. It is easy to build and has a simple one bedroom and one bathroom to use. It’s the perfect weekend getaway for your sims or a romantic spot for a date night. You can always add more amenities in your tree house , such as a swing, a rope, small artificial pool, etc.
Gingerbread Coffee House
Love staying in the Christmas spirit all through the year? This house is perfect for you. Construct this unique house. It does require a lot of material to build and will also never let your Sim go hungry. Satisfy your childhood wishes of living in a Gingerbread house by trying to construct this home for your Sim.
River Cabin House
Live in a house surrounded by a river. Keep your house always cool and your Sim always calm. There’re plenty of creative ideas you can put to use. Make mini waterfalls, make water sculptures, etc. Ride around your home in a mini boat if you wish to do so. This magical river will enchant your Sims’ life.
Take examples from everywhere. You can even replicate your real-life house blueprint if you wish to. Once you have constructed the house’s exterior, the interiors can be however you wish for them to be. Make it as posh or as simple as you want. With the help of Sims 4 house layouts, you can give your Sim the home it deserves.
The choice is now up to you. Choose a pre-built house layout to keep things simple, choose easy Sims 4 house blueprints to follow, or come up with your own layout ideas by taking inspiration from real-life homes.
Whatever choice you make, be creative and give your Sim the best house to live in peace.
Currently, making your house plans/templates are not supported yet. However, the developers are working on future updates that may allow you to do so.
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