Outdoor Julie, James, and Christian enjoy an unexpected bonus of living in a house on stilts—–a pair of swings suspended from the base of the structure. The family often goes for walks on the property, looking for wildlife and playing in the tepee they built in a secluded space in the woods.  Photo 3 of 10 in 11 Hillside Homes That Feature a Balancing Act With Nature from A Lot to Love