A taxidermy crow looks upon a collection of items atop a vintage desk. Emily: What's one of the more interesting reactions you have gotten to your home? Monique: Kids have an interesting reaction. They often call it “the Harry Potter house.” Others comment on how inefficient our windows must be and how few of them throughout the house match. To us, that’s exactly what gives our home character. Keith: When we first bought it before the renovation, one friend said it was depressing and in poor condition. Most of our visitors say it's like no other house; it defies words. They just say it's cool.