A teenager who lives in her own little house in a ‘tiny village’ occupied just by her family is going viral with her home tour videos on TikTok.
Lennox Brinks, 18, has over 355,000 followers on the platform who can’t get enough of her family’s unusual living situation.
The Kentucky-based family upped sticks and moved from Michigan to the plot of land in search of a different lifestyle.
Lennox told DailyMail.com: ‘About five years ago, my mom decided that she wanted to leave Michigan so we searched for land down here in Kentucky.
‘Here she decided, instead of getting a big house, that we should downsize and try to live more environmentally sustainable.’
Lennox’ parents Keli and Ryan approached a local shed manufacturing business in Kentucky called Wildcat Barns.
It then took about a year and a half to get the sheds all set up before the Brinks moved in.
‘We bought the houses, and then my dad insulated them and painted them,’ Lennox explained.
‘There are seven all together: the barn, my house, my brother’s house, the pool house, the bathroom, my parent’s house and the office.’
Her own 10 x 16-square-foot house is comprised of one room, with her bed situated in a loft.
Having lived alone in her own digs for the last four years, the student is now very accustomed to her independent living set up.
Her brother Brodey, 16, also lives by himself.
‘It’s funny because people always think that because I live in “my own house” that I don’t see my family as much, but it’s no different from a regular house.
‘We hang out all the time outside and by the pool,’ she said. ‘I don’t know if more family and friends would ever move over to us. Probably not, although my mom would love that!’
‘Every time anyone comes up to visit, they [immediately] think it’s the coolest thing ever. It’s such an unusual sight but people tend to like it a lot,’ she added.
On TikTok, Lennox’s videos which explain her family’s village can receive up to 14 million views and thousands of comments from curious social media users.
In one recent videos, she joked she was ‘using her village for clout again’ as she explained how she has to leave her house and go to another building to use the bathroom.
One commenter said: ‘This is actually good for getting the kids used to being responsible on their own. I would love it if my parents did this, all that alone time omg.’
‘Please never stop talking about the tiny village, I love it,’ said one person.
‘Me and my friends wanna do something like this when we get out of high school,’ another user added.
SOURCE: Daily Home, Freya Drohan