The housing choices as a retirement community are somewhat limited in town, mostly in the form of private homes. Some retirees live here for the summer, and then migrate to a warmer climate. These resorts have an array of condos and homes. There is one very interesting new age type of retirement community here (see Active Communities link at right)
According to Zillow, the average list price of a home in Peterborough was about $259,000 in early 2015. Prices tend to be a bit more expensive when compared to other parts of rural New Hampshire or Vermont.