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Disney's Golden Oak Community - A Comparable Nightmare
I ran across an article today about a new community being developed near Disney.
The "Golden Oak" community was highlighted in a recent Orlando Sentinel article which states this community opened in October 2010.
And yet - this is the first I am hearing of it! No wonder, with homes over $1,000,000 and plans to have a resort hotel INSIDE the community - this one is going to be marketed to a select group of potential buyers!
A couple items I noted in the article:
Even though it lacks the chain-of-lakes backdrop that has helped establish Isleworth as Central Florida's premier home for pro athletes and entertainers, Golden Oak has perks that appeal to high-end buyers with young family members. Extras include years' worth of passes to Disney theme parks, early and late hours in the parks, and VIP transportation.
With guards, gates and old-world architecture, Golden Oak in no way resembles Disney's earlier entry in the housing market: Celebration, a community built in the 1990s that was marketed as more town than resort. Disney touted Celebration worldwide but has been more quiet about Golden Oak. Estate lots in Golden Oak thread around the 18-hole championship ... more
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