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Dream Folly

Price: $75,000

A folly is a foolish action, but it also is a whimsical or extravagant structure built to be a conversation piece or to commemorate a person or an event. This folly does both.

Inspired by the classic 1960s TV show “I Dream of Jeannie,” this 18 foot in diameter yurt — a structure invented centuries ago by ancient Mongols — may be a serene place to call your own. It's also an item in the famed Neiman Marcus Christmas Book, which is known for its extravagant and whimsical gifts. For every retreat sold, Neiman Marcus will donate $5,000 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

You can choose the color scheme and decor for your folly, from its linen wall coverings to the acrylic glass door and dome. The room’s other noteworthy embellishments include a custom, handcrafted crystal chandelier from New Orleans-based Julie Neill Designs.

Photo: Neiman Marcus