When describing this off-grid property in southeast France that’s filled with an intriguing assortiment of handcrafted tiny structures, it’s difficult not to evoke Stefon Meyers (née Zolefsky), the enthusiastic and asymmetrically coifed NYC nightlife promoter/Weekend Update correspondent portrayed by former “Saturday Night Live"player Bill Hader:

This place has it all

Mud huts, shirtless men carrying large axes, rainwater Jacuzzis, cheese-filled hobbit holes, chicken treehouses, non-code caravans, archery, human bird nests …

And that last one is exactly what it sounds like, not you know, that thing when ...

Kirsten Dirksen of faircompanies, no stranger to left-field living arrangements and unconventional structures, is left in awe by the whole thing: “These are the kind of things you see in books or fairytales — or things that you don’t actually think can exist.”

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