What is the best house to buy in Skyrim?
@mscupcakes: Secret alchemy room?
@wmaustin55: ????? You get the one in Whiterun for beating a very early main quest mission? Don't you?
Proudspire Manor is my favorite, however Breezehome being right next to the fast travel point makes it a close race.
@Chaser324: Oh yeah, now I remember... That was probably among the least fun I had playing skyrim trying to get the damn 5000 gold. Maybe that's why I blacked that out. Also a major inspiration for me to seek out mods.
@wmaustin55: So you cherry pick seemingly dangerous/cool/gross challenges which really aren't quite as dangerous/cool/gross as they seem, edit them to make them look way cooler and more dangerous, than go sleep at a hotel at night after filming's done?
@Hizang: Yeah there's a false back panel in one of the wardrobes which leads to a small room, after you buy the upgrade it turns it into an alchemy room with weapon holders and stuff. I like to put some of my daedric artifacts in there and my in-game husband is none the wiser! :)
I prefer the Breezehome house honestly. Compact, efficient, and seemingly the only goddamn house to put an extremely convenient apothecary satchel right on the alchemy lab. Seriously, I bought like four other houses and none of them had that! Not to mention they didn't even have any chests near the lab either. Whiterun knows how to treat its Thanes.
I used Breezehome more than any of the others. It's centrally located and it's easy to acquire. The only negative is no enchanting space.
Is Hjerim in Windhelm no longer buggy? That was my choice for my Stormcloak aligned first playthrough, but even after doing all the quests in the right order it still had issues.
For me, it's a tie between Breezehome and Honeyside. I tend to use both of them a lot in all of my playthroughs. The rest are mostly bought because I can. I usually keep smithing supplies in Whiterun because the forge is literally next door. Riften has a good concentration of Merchants and the Thieves' Guild.
I've used Breezehome the most in all of my playthroughs. I tried the one in Solitude once and hated how far it was from the fast travel point to the city. To me, that is the most important thing - I want a house that is very quick to reach. Kinda wish that the best of those (Breezehome) was a bigger house...
I tried the one in Solitude once and hated how far it was from the fast travel point to the city. To me, that is the most important thing - I want a house that is very quick to reach.
It's still really close if you use the Blue Palace fast travel point rather than the Solitude one.
Before I can afford a house I always travel to Meeko's Shack and store stuff in a barrel there.
If you're on the PC there's a mod that adds map markers to all player houses, as well as mods that add markers for every building (which I think is going a bit too far.)
It's a mod that makes sense and probably should have been in the game to begin with; your character can remember the locations of dozens of different nondescript caves but can't remember where they live? Derp.
Every playthrough I always bought Breezehome just to have a place to stash crap. Solitude seemed too overkill and I couldn't care less about making book shelves and placing my armor on racks. Just a bottomless box near shops suited me. Although now I just use the bag of holding mod and don't touch houses.
@killacam said:@Swoxx said:if you want to live in an imperial cesspool of a city!
Proudspire manor 4 lyfe
You stormcloak scum!
For the Emperor! Oh wait, I already killed him. Damnit! For the next Emperor!
I felt really bad after doing that.
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