Ultimate Guide to Golden Oak at Walt Disney World

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You may have asked yourself, “How can you live on Disney property?” Well, we have an answer for you — Golden Oak at Walt Disney World!

Golden Oak at Walt Disney World Resort is known as an upscale residential community located on the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Designed by Walt Disney Imagineering, Golden Oak is owned and operated by a newly formed Disney subsidiary, Golden Oak Realty.

But, navigating Golden Oak at Walt Disney World can be a bit overwhelming. That’s why we put together a complete guide to Disney’s Golden Oak for you to better understand this luxury residential community.

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Where is the Golden Oak Community Located?

The official address listed for Golden Oak at Disney World is 10501 Dream Tree Blvd, Orlando, FL 32836. It is located just on the outskirts of Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside and the Magic Kingdom toll plaza. You can see in the screenshot of Google Maps below where it is exactly located.

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How far is it from a Golden Oak home to the theme parks?

Disney’s Golden Oak isn’t far from any of the four theme parks located at Walt Disney World. In fact, it is approximately an 8-minute drive to Magic Kingdom, a 7-minute drive to EPCOT, a 15-minute drive to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, an 11-minute drive to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and a 7-minute drive to Disney Springs.

Neighborhoods Found in the Residential Community of Golden Oak

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Here is a current list of all the neighborhoods that can be found inside Disney’s Golden Oak:

Below, you will find more information on each of these neighborhoods, located inside Golden Oak.

The Cottages

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The official description of The Cottages reads:

Follow the drive to a gentle curve, where a quaint hamlet of charming homes awaits: The Cottages at Symphony Grove, a fitting finale to the original master plan of Golden Oak. These cozy, custom-designed cottages are arranged in an eclectic mosaic of playful architectural styles. Planned for the heart of the enclave will be Lullaby Park. Each enchanting creation ranges in size between 1,800 and 3,800 square feet of air-conditioned space, with homesites approximately one-fifth acre in size.

Enjoy a glimpse into the vision, craftsmanship and collaboration that have gone into creating these homes through an inspiring, 3-part docuseries, The Making of The Cottages at Symphony Grove.

Symphony Grove

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The official description of Symphony Grove reads:

Natural preserves lead to a lovely main drive bordered with imaginative, lushly planted gardenscapes and decorative fencing. This striking setting paints a delightful foreground for a harmonious blend of elegant homes, each custom-designed and crafted in timeless and contemporary architectural styles for the many pleasures of indoor-outdoor living. Homesites are approximately one-quarter acre in size, with homes ranging in size between 3,600 and 4,900 square feet of air-conditioned space.

Kingswell

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The official description of Kingswell reads:

Graceful oaks border the streets of Kingswell and its estate-sized homesites, some with desirable water views. Ferndell Park, the inviting community park, serves as a highlight of this neighborhood. The custom homes in Kingswell range in size between 5,000 and 7,000 square feet of air-conditioned space and are situated on homesites of approximately one-half acre in size. 

Carolwood

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The official description of Carolwood reads:

Offering a scenic and private setting, the lovely Carolwood neighborhood is surrounded by natural preserves and enhanced by lush landscapes and native plantings. Resting at the end of a winding road is the secluded, northernmost enclave of Carolwood Reserve—a limited collection of premium homesites with serene natural, golf course or water views.

Most custom homes in the neighborhood range in size between 6,500 and 12,000 square feet of air conditioned space and are situated on homesites generously sized at up to three-quarters acre.

Kimball Trace

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The official description of Kimball Trace reads:

A charming Tuscan-inspired village, this intimate collection of creatively designed courtyard homes is nestled amid lush landscaping. Homes are sited with an emphasis on privacy, while its central location places Kimball Trace within neighborly reach of Summerhouse.

Most custom homes in this neighborhood range in size between 3,000 and 5,000 square feet of air conditioned space and are situated on unique homesites each sized at approximately one-quarter acre.

Marceline

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The official description of Marceline reads:

A sense of respite pervades the lovely setting of Marceline. Pleasing views of water, greenscapes and natural preserves abound, complemented by two lovely parks. Southernmost is Charming Park, which features enchanting sculptures of the classic Disney movie characters, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

The custom homes in Marceline range in size from 3,100 to over 6,000 square feet of air conditioned space and are situated on homesites of approximately one-quarter acre in size.

Silverbrook

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The official description of Silverbrook reads:

Beyond the bridge into Silverbrook, your family can retreat to the serenity of conservation areas or water features—yet just a stroll away are community amenities and activities at Summerhouse.

Most custom homes in this neighborhood range in size between 5,000 and 7,000 square feet of air conditioned space and are situated on homesites each sized at approximately one-half acre.

Four Seasons Private Residences Orlando

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The official description of Four Season reads:

Welcome to legendary Four Seasons living—at Walt Disney World Resort. The portfolio of Four Seasons Private Residences is expanding—in a very magical way—within the private residential community of Golden Oak. Inside this enchanted enclave, an effortless lifestyle is enjoyed at the place known for creating lasting memories—Walt Disney World Resort. A place you can laugh. A place you can dream. And now, a place you can live.

What are the Benefits of Living at Golden Oak?

If you are a Golden Oak resident, you will experience the “Club Life,” which they describe as:

Enchanting family moments are part of everyday life at Golden Oak. And membership in the Golden Oak Club brings a special dimension to living at The Most Magical Place on Earth. The team at Golden Oak is delighted to offer you exceptional experiences and services throughout Walt Disney World Resort and beyond.

Included at Golden Oak for residents are a private clubhouse, a gathering place for the community, casual and elegant dining, a place to relax, and more!

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Private Clubhouse

Disney’s Golden Oak describes the private clubhouse as:

The casually elegant and well-appointed Summerhouse, Golden Oak’s private clubhouse, shines as the centerpiece of community activities and events—as well as the home of Club Member Services.

Casual and Elegant Dining

Disney’s Golden Oak describes this as:

Savor superb food and beverage experiences at Summerhouse. Whether dining or hosting your own special occasion, Cast Members delight in making Club members feel at home. The Club dining experience is ever-changing to achieve the highest quality and continually satisfy the sophisticated tastes of Club members.

A Place to Relax

The official description of this on their website reads:

Whether you’re inclined to pick up the pace on the treadmill or lift a frosty refreshment poolside, Summerhouse offers a choice of fine amenities to suit your leisure-time interests.

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Homes Available in Golden Oak

If you are currently looking to move into a home at Golden Oak, you can see all of the current listings by clicking here.

How much do homes in Golden Oak cost?

Home prices vary depending on the neighborhood, but typically they range from $2 million to $8 million. If you are looking for whole ownership of homes at Four Seasons Private Residences, they start at approximately $5 million.

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