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Golden Oak at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World: Curious if the idea of a residential community on WDW grounds makes anyone else nervous.

From Mark Fairleigh
Posted July 29, 2013 at 7:30 PM
Just curious what opinions are on Golden Oak? I'm just a little uneasy about there being a residential community on WDW grounds. My concern is that with success, it'll spur Disney to use up more and more land for such developments...killing that wonderful sense of isolation Walt was striving for. Granted, most of the properties will probably end up as rentals to vacationers, but still it makes me nervous. Your thoughts?

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From Anthony Murphy
Posted July 30, 2013 at 7:42 PM
I think they felt that they got burned on the whole Celebration thing. I am ok with it. It would clearly be for the super rich Disney guest who could afford a place like that. I don't know, I wouldn't mind retiring to Disney World!

From TH Creative
Posted July 31, 2013 at 1:25 AM
(4:20 AM EDT) It's already well-underway. I'm heading to the Four Seasons construction site this morning I can snap some photos of Golden Oaks as I drive by.

From Brandon Townsend
Posted August 3, 2013 at 12:47 AM
Homes in Golden Oaks start at 1.5 million and cap out at 8 million. I don't think these will turn into vacation rental places.
I hope it will stay small and selective as it is now.
And as soon as I win the big one, my first stop is Golden Oaks.

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