Once in a while a garden apartment becomes available that would be a perfect fit for someone looking to leave a house. These apartments have large patios that allow gardening in containers and still have room for outdoor furniture. They can feel like small rancher style houses. Such a place has become available in Richmond, BC. Check it out at http://www.realtor.ca MLS # V977135 This is a newer 1 bdrm and den with beautiful stainless steel appliances, air conditioning, geothermal heating, and is located near the skytrain and shopping. The complex has an indoor swimming pool, hot tub, exercise room , visitor parking and a large common area garden. Moving here could make downsizing exciting.