Ideal situation:Pleasant temperature.Be able to grow everything my wife and I eat.Live far away from the decaying modern world.Water strorage tanks and filters.Solar panels.Reduce need to buy things.Buy lentils, grains etc in bulk.Trip into town maybe once every six months.Learn any good poems by heart.Ideal situation.
Flaky people live to live there, though, and that can be a problem.
I'd like to be humorous and say "right out of the ether", but I live on a hybrid island, too damn close to a large town, but still very woodsy. I have somewhat unreliable hydro and cable, and a huge backup battery-bank to compensate. I disappear from the online world, sometimes for up to a week, and that is why: the cable is down