Hello! I created a lot inspired by this photo below (from the game, Life Is Strange 2) weeks before terrain tools was released. As you can see, this is just a simple, one-storey house with a basement. I was hoping that once terrain tools is available, I'd be able to rework this to make the lot look like the way it's shown in the photo. The complication is that the ground slopes down to the left, where the basement/garage is exposed (encircled in the picture). I thought it would be as simple as lowering the terrain to expose the basement, but it seems that doing that doesn't work. The lowered terrain just kind of molds around the basement without ever exposing it. I've also tried lowering the terrain and then creating a new building adjacent to the house, but because they are on different levels, the two buildings won't connect? As an alternative, I could add a second floor and raise the terrain, so the first floor would essentially become the basement/garage. I thought this might look weird on a small lot though, so I might have to move it to a bigger lot to look more natural.
Any tips or suggestions would be welcome, thanks!