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Featured upload! Manor House Collection: Gourmet Kitchen Pt. I

by phoenix_phaerie Posted 12th Jan 2009 at 10:29 PM - Updated 24th Jul 2009 at 2:15 PM by phoenix_phaerie : add link for part 2 and counter recolors
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This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
This is a featured upload! It showcases the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Welcome to the third set release in the Manor House Collection. This is the Kitchen set, which I have a feeling a lot of people will enjoy.

This set has been split into two parts. This is part one and features all the appliances, counters and cabinets.

Click here to download Pt II of the Manor House Gourmet Kitchen

Click here to download EP-ready appliances and recolors

Click here to download countertop recolors for the MH Kitchen counters

Click here to see more photos of MH Kitchen pt I


Set Contents

-doors/drawers counter (contains three recolors: gold, silver, bronze.)
-island (slave to the counter file)
-3 hanging cabinets + corner cabinet (contains three recolors: gold, silver, bronze. All cabinets are slaves to the short, glass-front cabinet)
-stove (contains four metal trim recolors: gold/silver, gold, silver, copper/silver)
-stove hood (contains four recolors: white, black metal/gold trim, black metal/silver trim)
-dishwasher (trim and body are slaves to the stove)
-trash compactor (slave to counter file)
-refrigerator (contains three recolors: gold, silver, bronze)
-sink (contains three recolors: gold/white, stainless steel, bronze/cream)
-potrack (contains three pot recolors: black, copper/silver, stainless steel)


As usual this set is quite high poly. Please use your own discretion when deciding whether or not your machine can handle it.

Terms & Conditions
You may recolor this set, but you canNOT clone it, hack it or alter the package files in any way!
You may also include it in houses and lots, but NOT if you are uploading to the exchange or any paysite (exception is TSR).

If you recolor this, don't host these mesh files anywhere else. Please link back so that downloaders can get the actual meshes here.
Please give full credit and a link back if recoloring or adding to a lot.

Note: collection file is included in the zip. It is the collection file for the entire MH Kitchen set, not just part I.

Polygon Counts:
Doors Counter - 771
Drawers Counter - 691
Island - 2492
Potrack - 2704
Short Cabinet - 2002
Tall Cabinet - 3421
Breakfront Cabinet - 3310
Corner Cabinet - 1186
Stove - 2767
Stove Hood - 710
Dishwasher - 1590
Trash Compactor - 1490
Refrigerator - 1417
Sink - 1469

Additional Credits:
SimPE, CEP, Photoshop, 3D Studio Max.

Being the ditz that I am, I forgot to change the GUID settings of the kitchen island, which means it was overwriting the original Maxis table I cloned it from and generally running amok and vexing innocent simmers.
I have fixed the aberrant island file, but if you have already downloaded the kitchen set, you will need to download the fixed island.

If you are downloading the set for the first time, then you are safe.
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
MHKitchen.zip | Description: updated .zip file--contains fixed island file 2.84 MB 218,263 15th Jan 2009
cmmanorkitchenisland[FIXED_JAN_14].zip | Description: fixed island file 166.6 KB 148,475 15th Jan 2009
ManorHouseKitchen_collection.zip | Description: collection file for the Manor House Kitchen 9.2 KB 166,254 16th Jan 2009
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract: Use WinRAR (Windows) or Stuffit (Mac) to extract the .package file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s).

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Windows Vista/7/8: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\


4. Place in Program Files: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your appropriate Install folder:
  • Windows XP: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files(x86)\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Origin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection\Fun with Pets\SP9\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins

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#26 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 2:06 AM
I am not quite sure if anyone told you, but...


That is all.

Bites and Kisses

(Thank you so much)
Test Subject
#27 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 2:25 AM
Thank you so much this set is sooooooo awesome!!! I also would love to have a seasons fridge, please!!
Test Subject
#28 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 2:51 AM
Lovely Set Thankyou
Lab Assistant
#29 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 3:03 AM
Thank you. My download folder groans, but thanks you also.

I'm greedy and I would love this set in a wood color. Any chance?

Finally, add my name to the Seasons frig. Again, thank you, a wonderful kitchen.
Coffee, anyone?
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#30 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 3:16 AM
Absolutely stunning! I can't wait to see it in game. Also, sign me up for the Seasons or possible Free Time fridge.

I'm worried that my latest Salvation Army donation will result in homeless people looking like sluts from the 90s.
Forum Resident
#31 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 3:17 AM
This is really nice. I dont download many kitchens but i like this one. It's very nice. Excellent Job!
#32 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 4:31 AM
This is such a charming set as well as all your other works ,Fantastic work..downloading right now and congrats on gettin picked !!

"Inspiration,It comes not when you want it.But when you least expect it to!"
Lab Assistant
#33 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 4:31 AM
sweet! i've been waiting on this for forever! ty! ty! ty! did i say ty?
Test Subject
#34 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 5:14 AM
ummm you are awesome.. and ea should hire you... thats all im sayin.... but can you do a seasons fridge
Test Subject
#35 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 5:22 AM Last edited by elencha : 13th Jan 2009 at 5:27 AM. Reason: just realized...
Okay, can we say ridiculously, obscenely, how-dare-you-ly gorgeous??

Wait, and it's all in one file?? It's official. I love you.
Forum Resident
#36 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 5:28 AM
Top drawer (no pun intended) as usual. Thanks so much.

If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind, then what about an empty desk?

My stuff may be used in uploads if 1. Credit is given, 2. link to my page provided. Happy simming!
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#37 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 5:39 AM
Beautiful! Thanks!

"Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio."

- William Shakespere ~ Hamlet
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#38 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 5:45 AM
Oh wow it just gets better and better! Weird I was just saying this morning I would love a new kitchen for TS2 and I check and here you are! Really, really stunning work can't wait to play with it =) Ty so much!

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#39 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 5:53 AM
I don't know what to say: words like amazing, excellent or wonderful can't describe what I think about this set. Because this set is the BEST I have ever seen

Thank you so much for all your perfect work!

Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today

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#40 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 7:05 AM
*trying to pick my jaw up and stop the drool* TY
Test Subject
#41 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 7:27 AM
This is a magnificent work. Thanks-
Lab Assistant
#42 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 7:31 AM
Wow, wow, wow, wow, wow! If I had a gorgeous kitchen like this in real life, I would never use it. I would only stare. It would be almost a sin to use the counters and appliances for cooking! I'm pretty sure my sims will feel the same way!
Test Subject
#43 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 7:32 AM
I love it ..This is perfection..Thanks a lot..
Field Researcher
#44 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 7:43 AM
Exellent kitchen. Thank you so much
Test Subject
#45 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 7:51 AM
Amazing - I love this kitchen and it's whole theme very much ! Thank you a million ! ! !

And I would be happy too to get the fridge seasons ready !
Test Subject
#46 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 8:27 AM
This is just the best kitchen set I have ever seen! Just gorgeous! Thanks so much! Wonderful work!
Test Subject
#47 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 10:13 AM
I love this set!
Please make a season version fridge~~~Please~~~~
Test Subject
#48 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 10:42 AM
it kinda looks like my kitchen :O
Field Researcher
#49 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 11:19 AM
Amazing..! thank you so much!

Without evil there could be no good, so it must be good to be evil sometimes.

- Satan, South Park
Test Subject
#50 Old 13th Jan 2009 at 11:19 AM
That would be so nice , I love it
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Tags: #kitchen, #stove, #stove hood, #manor house, #cabinets, #potrack, #island

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