The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

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Riverside Lodge with Sauna
Category: Houses
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0.409 MB
Sep 11, 2012 @ 11:53pm
Oct 31, 2012 @ 12:06am
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Riverside Lodge with Sauna

- Identical to Nexus version (

A picturesque and fully equipped player home near Whiterun. This lodge should be fitting setting for a prosperous adventurer - like the player, serving as a comfortable reststop between adventures. I've tried to keep the layout easy enough and the amount of clutter and containers sensible and tried to fit the house seamlessly into the world, not looking out of place. The main building includes the kitchen/living room on top floor and a basement with the weapon/armor/equipment storage and an adjacent underground crafting room. The roomy sidewing includes the sleeping quarters, library and enchanting/alchemy space. There's also a true nordic sauna cabin (complete with a hot tub) and a garden. Automatic item sorter scripts makes storing ingredients and other items into containers easy as a child's play. They can also be turned on and off individually, if you do not want to use them.


Take EVERYTHING you want to keep from the old house (including NPC's), travel further away from the house, disable the old mod and activate the new one. As you might have more stuff you can carry once, you can use console command "player.modav carryweight XXXXX" (XXXXX is the number) to increase your carryweight limit. Then after you've moved back in, you can use "player.modav carryweight -XXXXX" to restore the original carryweight limit.

=== RECOMMENDED MODS ============================

- Unlimited Bookshelves (Lets you store more books, notes, scrolls etc. in your shelves):
- Spouses Can Live Everywhere (Let's you set the Lodge as the home of your Spouse):
- Ultimate Follower Overhaul "UFO" (enables you to have more than one follower and you can leave them wandering around the house, plus many, many nice extra features):

For textures I use (but you can use whatever you like):
- Skyrim HD - 2K Textures (Lite) -
- Sexy Villages and Towns -

=== FEATURES ======================================

Location & Key to the house:
By the road between Riverwood and Whiterun. You really can't miss it. It's where the road loops near the waterfalls. The key can be found from the chest outside the house.

Look for a book above the key chest. There you can choose which options you want for the basement layout inside the main building. You have options with and without mannequins.

- You can customize the basement and choose different layouts.
- Mannequins in a small display area, if you choose armory option.
- Extra book shelves and an office desk if you opt for extra library instead of armory.
- Plenty of storage space (all SAFE and non-respawning, including the outside barrels).
- Fully equipped enchanting and alchemy labs.
- Crafting room with Forge, Workbench, Grindstone, Smelter and Tanning Rack.
- Kitchen with cooking pot and containers for food.
- Working weapon racks and plaques.
- Wood chopping behind the house (for those who need the wood for crafting mods).
- Main library with plenty of shelves for books (very useful with the "Unlimited Bookshelves" mod).
- Player bed with "Well rested" perk (or Lovers Comfort if married).
- Small stable for the horse.
- A nordic sauna and a lovely garden!
- Now also a hot tub and a shower!
- Automatic Item Storage scripts.
- A lever in the basement closet to switch on/off individual auto sorters.
- Outside torches with Automatic Light Switch. (They will burn only at night.)
- Fully navmeshed indoors and exteriors.
- Compatible with "Rayek's End" house mod.
- Includes the Vanilla mannequin script fix within the BSA.

=== KNOWN ISSUES & FAQ ============================

- If you have any problems, first thing you might want to try is to move this mod as last in the load order (bottom of the list). And make sure you have the LATEST version of Skyrim installed! Certain older versions could crash the game with any house mods. This mod only adds stuff in the game. Nothing is changed, except the few exterior landscape cells where the house is built. The scripts are mostly unique to this mod, not overwriting anything. And for most people they work flawlessly.

- The problems with weapon racks is usually mutual to all racks in Skyrim. Some weapons have such a bad bounding/activator boxes that they work like crap with racks. They can block the access to racks next to them. The orc axes and most of the bows are a good example of this. Or they just place their own activator somewhere that you cannot reach (so you can't remove the weapon). I use the racks only for swords and staffs, which seem to work just fine.

- Some conflicts with other mods have been reported, but I'll usually try to fix all the reported issues, if there's anything I can do about it. But that's just the way it is with mods. If you report any conflicts, bugs or CTD's, please give me as detailed description as possible, not just "this m0d is br0ke, fix it naw!". Usually any CTD's are caused by some conflicting mods, old Skyrim version or some other custom changes to the particular setup. Also changing any ugrid values in Skyrim .ini files can cause CTD's with custom house mods. Most mods that has been built on the same spot or is located too close by will conflict, including Dovahkiin Retreat and Ranger Ridge.
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Bovi Jul 28 @ 8:57pm 
My wife and I wish to transfer our consciousness to the internet, and live live in this house, forever ...
Ⓩ③ⓇⓄ Jul 4 @ 4:56am 
nvm found it
Ⓩ③ⓇⓄ Jul 4 @ 4:50am 
i cant find the house whats it called?
Poke_Ribz Jan 30 @ 7:41pm 
"No, the video is not complete. I must speak during the whole thing."
TimeWaits Jan 5 @ 10:11am 
The best of the best play in the rapids fun in the sauna makes a great rest and recoup house
evergr1653 Nov 9, 2016 @ 7:51pm 
The only house mod I use in Skyrim.....a must for me. Tried others, but keep coming back to Riverside. I sincerely hope you consider releasing Riverside on SSE. Everytime I ride around
that bend along the river, I expect to see it waiting for me. Skyrim isn't the same without it. :)
Captain fabulous[P.W.D] Nov 7, 2016 @ 8:03am 
can haz kids?
ToolPackinMama Nov 4, 2016 @ 1:25pm 
Please please release an SSE version
WR3ND Nov 4, 2016 @ 2:43am 
I have the need for a relaxing and rejuvenating retreat after adventuring in the cold and harsh lands of Skyrim.

How much do I owe the Jarl of Whiterun Hold? Is 50,000 fair?


Also, please move this over to the Special Edition and have it hosted on . Thanks!
MoMo Oct 31, 2016 @ 2:40am 
Please please pleaseeeeeeeeeee say you will be transferring this mod over to the Skyrim Special Edition? :D I can't live without it!