1. Most places can be reached by walking.
2. Mountains are easily accessible.
3. It must have great coffee shops.
4. The year-round weather is temperate.
5. There are fewer street lights than local markets.
6. Everyone knows each other and helps each other.
7. There's that one kick-ass diner with a killer breakfast and a sassy redhead waitress named Flo.
8. At least one cozy local bookstore, one unique museum, and one great music venue.
9. All of the homes are spaced out. There are no apartment complexes.
10. There are ZERO fast-food restaurants.