Um, have you seen the area west of D.C.? Virginia horse and wine country?
I think you might call it bucolic. Think: places where Civil War battles were fought, rolling hills, and horse stables. Many places with names that end in 'burg.
Can you imagine taking something like this (an actual listing)
I'm about as far off the barn wood wagon as a gal can be, but I could get on board with a modern farmhouse look...
In. A. Heartbeat.
In an odd way, we fear the sort of reverse culture shock that inevitably befalls people returning from overseas. For some time, now, foreign has been our normal. But, I think embracing your area helps smooth that transition, adding another facet to your story.
Yeah....I think it's 'bout time for a change....