Desiderata Valley is the pre-made neighborhood that is added to the game with the addition of The Sims 2 FreeTime. It features a number of new families and stories. It concentrates on building hobby skills.
The pre-made families in Desiderata Valley are:
- Natasha Una: Natasha Una who lives alone.
- Contrary Family: Edward Contrary lives with his wife Opal Contrary and his troublesome son Rick Contrary.
- John Mole: John Mole is a secret spy living alone and is intrested in Sharon Wirth.
- Bell Family: Issac Bell juggles life with his wife Hannah Bell, his son Daniel Bell, and his sister-in-law Sharon Wirth.
- Aspir Family: Luis Aspir is the cousin to Natasha Una and lives with his son Victor Aspir, daughter-in-law Elizabeth Aspir, and granddaughter Pauline.
- Jocque Family: Marcel Jocque lives with his wife Sophia Jocque, and daughter Violet who is intrested in Rick Contrary.
Desidereta is Latin for desired things, the plural of desideratum