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Riverside Lodge with Sauna
Category: Houses
File Size:
0.409 MB
Sep 11, 2012 @ 11:53pm
Oct 31, 2012 @ 12:06am
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- Identical to Nexus version (http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/mods/14308)

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) - http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=607
- Sexy Villages and Towns - http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=7583

=== 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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Kyle8497 Aug 9 @ 6:37pm 
That's an absolutely gorgeous lodge. Bravo.
saunders.bryan Aug 2 @ 7:49am 
found out it's not your mod freezing my game...must of started after the up date......grrrr
saunders.bryan Jul 31 @ 6:58pm 
I found it..but when I go to the fight near the house my game freezes?
saunders.bryan Jul 31 @ 6:20pm 
my flash player needs to be updated..can you please add a map marker pic? ty
Bane Jul 27 @ 6:49pm 
All these years later, this is still my favorite house mod.
Spouses Can Live Anywhere : http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/mods/11370
Unlimited Bookshelves : http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/mods/10891
Ultimate Follower Overhaul "UFO" : http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/mods/14037
fatspr1nkle Jun 30 @ 7:13pm 
is there any possibility u can make the house on steam compatible with hearthfire? i screwed up on making nexus account and cant get any nexus mods (it sucks) so just giv me an answer if this is possible
TunaBosss Jun 27 @ 4:37pm 
how do i fix the cr
SamT Jun 13 @ 1:28pm 
Any chance you can make the house purchasable or a small quest to get the house?? Thank you
Lupus  [author] May 29 @ 10:03pm 
You might want to check out the version in Nexus. I've recently made it compatible with mods that allow children to live in the house. http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/mods/14308

Skyraider: Do you have two different .esp's loaded? I renamed the mod ages ago to prevent overwriting since I had made so many changes. (And I am the original author of this mod.)