I must have bulldozed 20 times before I finally got it the way I wanted :P
This is kinda my dream house, but a lot of the furnishings are close to what I have.
I suck at screenshots, so be kind. :-[
Anyway, lots of pics so I am just going to start with the outside & post more later.
overview day & night:
the sim standing outside in the first pic is just a friend lol
front porch & garage:
sideporch & backyard (in my dreams):