I was at a church dinner recently at a table with six other women, all older than 65, who had recently moved into the Cary area. So I asked what made them like the particular home they selected. Here are some of the comments:
They wanted trees in their back yard. A large enough front yard to landscape. Many different species of birds at their feeder. Room to garden. The general suburban feel. Quiet Privacy due to trees in side yards
I can only speak for older women like myself. But quietness, privacy, and nature, including birds at the feeder, are very important.