out Golden Oak, like the whimsical sculptures of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in Charming Park in the Marceline neighborhood. Individual homes can feature as much of the magic as residents want—everything from a Mickey Mouse hose spigot and “Hidden Mickeys” in staircase railings to castle-shaped fountains spewing water into hot tubs and swimming pools. “This is not a stuffy place,” says Pierce.
Want your own little piece of Disney? Available homes as of press time included Ohana in the Kingswell neighborhood ($4.6 million), a fivebedroom, island colonial-style home with a wine room and summer kitchen, and Bonavento in the Four Seasons Private Residences ($7.6 million), a 9,200-squarefoot Italianate estate home with six bedrooms, a theater room and a rooftop terrace with fireplace.
But don’t drag your feet. As Pierce points out, “As fast as we build them, we sell them.”
We’re selling a little piece of Walt Disney World at every purchase.” —Page Pierce, vice president of real estate development at Walt Disney World Resort
Beth Luberecki is a Nokomis, Florida– based freelance writer and regular contributor to TOTI Media. Learn more about her at bethluberecki.com.