CityVille Natural Estates: Everything you need to know

If you enjoyed collecting Famous Businesses from your Mall in CityVille, you're sure to love the new Natural Estates Neighborhood, which introduces a set of Famous Residences to the game. The Natural Estates works as other Neighborhoods do, requiring parts to build and offering storage for homes. The catch here is that the Natural Estates can only store Famous Residences, so the more active you are at collecting and unlocking them, the better.

The base of the Natural Estates Neighborhood requires three each of Roof Tiles, Gates, Chimneys, Door Knobs and Plants to complete. Mystery Famous Residences are earned by collecting from your other existing Neighborhoods, and you'll need to collect Gold Keys in order to "unlock" and identify the Famous Residence once and for all.

Each Mystery Residence is part of one of three collections: Bronze, Silver or Gold, and each home requires 10 Gold Keys to unlock (these keys can be earned by asking your friends to send them to you). As you complete each individual collection, you'll also receive bulk rewards. For instance, collecting all five homes in the Bronze Collection (a Hammock Home, Hill Home, Bungalow, Treehouse and Tree Stump) will see you being rewarded with 75,000 coins and 15 energy.

It's always possible that additional Famous Residences will launch in CityVille in the future, and we'll make sure to let you know if that happens. Stay tuned!

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What do you think of this new Natural Estates / Famous Residence feature in CityVille? Were you ever able to complete the collection of Famous Businesses that were released previously? Sound off in the comments!