The Good Life

"Retire In Paradise"

Money was no object when NeighborhoodScout set out to determine the best places to retire in America.  However, it was surprised to find a few of the best locales for retiring were amazingly affordable. What should you consider when looking for that dream retirement locale and lifestyle?  NeighborhoodScout knows.  Its search engine reveals top choices in every region and climate.  Some will undoubtedly surprise you. What they all have in common is an overall combination of housing options, beautiful surroundings, a vibrant mix of educated seniors and other age groups, very low crime, peace & quiet, and amenities for every taste. Because an entire state is not perfect for retiring, nor is an entire city, it recommends specific neighborhoods where you are most likely to have a wonderful experience. 

No. 6  Fort Myers, Fla.

Neighborhood:  Iona/Punta Rassa

Zip Code(s):   33908

Scout's Retirement Score:  88  (very good)

Median House Value:  $252,588 

"Where the mainland gives way to a bridge to Sanibel Island, you will find this beautiful waterfront neighborhood in Southwest Florida.  Safer than 87% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. and more educated than 80% of America's neighborhoods, and in a gorgeous subtropical environment, this quiet, sophisticated and artsy neighborhood of seniors is one of the best choices for retirement living in America."

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