You turn off the road and onto a private driveway that meanders up a gentle hill through tall trees. The trees seem to welcome you, while at the same time, keep a careful eye on you as you make your way through the land they guard.

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The house sits at the top of the hill. You might have expected some grand mansion as you drove up, but it’s nothing over the top. Not too big, not too small. Guests are welcome and feel comfortable…