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This week: Homes for snowbirds

1. Ketchum, Idaho For snowbirds who like to ski, this condo in Sun Valley is ideally situated just a few blocks from the River Run ski lift. The two-story, three-bedroom penthouse has two fireplaces, exposed beams, and radiant floors. Outside there are two decks with views of Bald Mountain. $2,695,000. Katherine Rixon, Keller Williams, (208) 720-4958

2. Paradise Valley, Ariz. This five-bedroom midcentury-modern home sits at the top of the mountain in the Clearwater Hills. The open floor plan, multiple windows, and wraparound balconies allow for ample views of Camelback Mountain and Phoenix. There are also a secluded garden pathway and a private putting green for snowbirds who love to golf. $2,650,000. Walt Danley, Walt Danley Realty, (480) 991-2050

3. Playa del Carmen, Mexico Casa Laguna, a three-bedroom villa, is part of an eco-friendly development on the shores of the Riviera Maya. The home features a chef’s kitchen, a media room, an open floor plan, and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a lagoon. The 3,500 square feet of outdoor space includes a pool, two private boat docks, and a rooftop terrace looking out on the Caribbean. $3,000,000. Mayakoba Residences, (877) 316-2715

4. Long Key, Fla. Set in a gated community, this spacious five-bedroom house comes fully furnished. The waterfront property has two master suites on the main floor and three guest suites with ocean-view terraces on the second floor. Other amenities include hardwood floors, granite countertops, and a media room. $1,975,000. Leslie Leopold, Ocean/Sotheby’s International Realty, (305) 942-0215

5. Santa Barbara, Calif. Located downtown near the historic Mission, this 1912 Craftsman home has been recently refurbished. The three-bedroom house has extensive woodwork, including hardwood floors and exposed-beam ceilings. Outdoor amenities include landscaped grounds and a spacious pool area. $3,295,000. Pippa Davis, Village Properties, (805) 886-0174

Steal of the week
6. Phoenix
Environmentally conscious snowbirds will enjoy this sustainable home with solar power. The newly built two-bedroom, 1,500-square-foot house has an open floor plan with an eat-in kitchen and extra office space. Additional features include northern and southern exposures and an outdoor patio. $365,000. Ellen Fankhanel, Keller Williams Realty Sonoran Living, (480) 206-5127

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