Top spots for retirees

Fort Myers, Florida

Address: 10730 Ravenna Way, Unit #101
Price: $179,900
Square feet: 1,396
Price per square foot: $129

Located in the Pelican Preserve community, this end-unit condo has three bedrooms and two full bathrooms. It's also the least expensive home on our list. The kitchen has solid surface countertops, white standard appliances and tile floors. There are also tile floors in the living room, dining room and in both bathrooms. The bedrooms have carpet. In the back, there's a nice covered porch where you can sit and view a lake that backs up to the property.

Pelican Preserve amenities are extensive. For starters, there's a private beach. There's also a bike path, jogging path, boat storage, community pool and a spa. You'll also find an exercise room, golf course, fishing pier, restaurant and tennis court. Association fees are $161 per quarter. Fort Myers made the Forbes list for its good weather, cheap living and above average air quality.

Gary L. Neubauer; Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate; 239-209-1234