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Elevated above a ravine, the main floor sits 18 feet above the ground below. “When we’re on the deck or in the great room, we look into the treetops,” Roger says. “It’s like being in a treehouse as a kid.” The foliage also promotes the couple’s privacy, keeping them hidden from neighboring homes. Pier windows that come to a point like the bow of a ship offer a more panoramic view than flat glass. “It’s like being in an aquarium,” he adds.