Neiman Marcus: 9 'fantasy gifts' of 2012

'Tis the season for luxury retailer Neiman Marcus to unveil the 86th edition of its Christmas Book, featuring nine ''fantasy gifts'' ranging in price from $30,000 to $1 million. For each indulgent item sold, the retailer offers a way to give back to selected charities.

Heritage Hen Mini Farm

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  • Price: $100,000

A living room for nighttime roosting. A library filled with chicken and gardening books. An elegant chandelier. This custom-made, multi-level, Versailles-inspired house sounds like a dream home -- for hens, that is.

Buyers of the Heritage Hen Farm will not only get the custom-built coop, but 3-10 handpicked heritage breed hens, two custom-designed vegetable or herb gardens and an initial farm consultation and two follow-up visits from a Heritage Hen Farm expert.

And for every mini farm purchased, Neiman Marcus will donate $3,000 to the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy to protect genetic diversity and prevent certain breeds of livestock and poultry from going extinct.

  @emilyjanefox - Last updated October 09 2012 04:14 PM ET

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