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**TS3* Build-n-Share Challenge #223 *A Chalet Getaway **Due February 29, 2020**
It is a chilly, rainy morning when Karl graciously shows in your next clients, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Weston Vanderclump III. They are a middle-aged couple with plenty of character. Mr. Vanderclump looks dark and gruff, almost mafia-like in a pin-stripe suit; his wife looks bored and snooty. You try not to smile too widely as you greet them. After everyone is seated, you ask what kind of house the couple is looking for.
"We would like a fairly large vacation home," Mr. Vanderclump begins. "Chantal wants to get away for a little while."
"So, are you looking for a beach house?" you ask Mrs. Vanderclump.
She shakes her head slightly and looks down her nose at you. "Too common," she says in a voice so high it hurts your ear drums. You try to hide your surprise as she continues. "I am dreaming of a ski chalet in the mountains. I just love the snow! I grew up in the Alps, and that is where I want my retreat to be built. I want it to be spacious and inviting, with three bedrooms and two and a half baths. A large entertainment area is a must, since the kids may come up with friends from time to time. Hmmm...a loft to look at the views would be great, and a balcony or two would be nice. Space to house the snow mobiles and ski gear. Oh, that can be part of the garage." She looks at her husband as if she has just lost a puppy, and you turn a slight laugh into a cough.
"You may need to eat," he says gently, "a place to clean clothes, and a servant's quarters."
"True," she agrees, pouting a bit. "I want the outside to look like a traditional ski chalet on the outside, but the inside should be comfortable yet elegant. As in don't spare the expense." She looks down at her purse, then back at her husband. "A hot tub on a big party deck outside would be great as well. Just make it all look as ritzy as possible!"
You look up from taking notes. "And the budget?" You look at Mr. Vanderclump expectantly, but he looks away.
Mrs. Vanderclump speaks up again. "I am paying for the chalet with money I earned from doing voice work. I am a celebrity, you know! Anyway, I have $350,800 to use. Any money you can save I will put to new ski clothes, but the chalet is more important. How soon can you get it completed?"
"It will take two weeks to complete," you tell her.
"Marvelous! Thanks you very much and enjoy your trip!" Mrs. Vanderclump squeaks at you.
As the couple depart, you mentally rummage in your closet for suitable clothes to take with you to the Alps!
Budget - $350,800 (be sure to include the cost of the lot in this amount)
Size - 30x40 or larger
Client would like a ski chalet with a balcony or two, a party deck with a hot tub
Needs a garage with space for snow mobiles and ski gear.
At least 4 bedrooms and 3 baths with one of those bedrooms and baths being for a servant
Client requires a kitchen, laundry room, large entertainment area/living room, and a loft for looking at the views.
Comfortable and elegant furnishings.
Sim Challenge: Create the Vanderclumps and a servant, and show them enjoying the new chalet. Include their likes, skills, and jobs as well as pictures of their clothing.
OFFICIAL ENTRY FORM #223 - A Chalet Getaway
NAME: your forum id
LINK TO LOT:
LINK TO MEDIA: your entry will be judged on your pictures
OPTIONAL CHALLENGE: if you entered the optional challenge, include a link here
LEVEL: beginner, intermediate, or advanced
LOT SIZE, ADDRESS & FINAL COST:
LOT DESCRIPTION & DETAILS: tell us about your build, include any details and rationale that might not be obvious from your pictures
CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM: "yes" if you'd like suggestions for improvement, "no" if you'd like only positive feedback
CREDIT TO SIMMERS FOR CUSTOM CONTENT USED:
TWITTER TAG: (entirely optional but makes it easier for us to tag you)
FACEBOOK PROFILE: (entirely optional but makes it easier for us to tag you)
TUMBLR LINK: (entirely optional but makes it easier for us to tag you)
SPACE FOR PICTURES: (limit 2)A reminder to use the entry form as is. If you are adding any pictures, please limit them to two per entry post and place them at the bottom of the entry form.