Denver isn't a conventional retirement destination, but the city's usually mild weather, Colorado's quietly growing economy (really!), and a steady overall real estate market could change that.
This house in Castle Pines Village is near two championship golf courses -- Jack Nicklaus designed one -- and the $350-a-month homeowners' association fee includes snow removal up to the door. Upscale communities south of downtown, like Cherry Creek and Castle Pines Village, are a short drive from the Rocky Mountains and offer quiet neighborhoods for retirement.
NEXT: Denver: Cherry Creek