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Old 09-03-2012, 09:06 AM   #1
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Golden Oak... my fantasy!!

I haven't seen a thread about this, yet, and I'm not sure whether this is the forum for it.

We got a flyer in the mail a couple of days ago...now I just need to find a couple of million dollars to buy the "castle I always wanted"!!
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Old 09-03-2012, 11:41 AM   #2
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Can you scan and post it? Might be fun reading. (Note that it has to be scanned as a photo.)
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Old 09-03-2012, 12:06 PM   #3
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OMG!!! I'm right there with you! Even the Spanish style of some of the homes- everything I've ever dreamed of! Now if i could just win the lottery!
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Old 09-03-2012, 12:18 PM   #4
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Can you scan and post it? Might be fun reading. (Note that it has to be scanned as a photo.)
http://www.disneygoldenoak.com/family-resort-living/
I can't scan, but here is the link the flyer has. I'm not sure what made us a part of the mailing...definitely not in my price range, unfortunately
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Old 09-03-2012, 12:21 PM   #5
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OMG!!! I'm right there with you! Even the Spanish style of some of the homes- everything I've ever dreamed of! Now if i could just win the lottery!
My thoughts exactly!!
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Old 09-03-2012, 12:50 PM   #6
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I was playing around last week and somehow clicked through to Golden Oaks, I shared my info with DH who just kind laughed at me....my sister said it sounds like a cemetery name...my best friends wanted to split the costs and run away from home ( they all have small kids)....and my brother in law was showing me how I might be able to afford it for retirement if I bought now, sublet it weekly ( he always has a scheme, lol)...I just figured really I wouldn't be happy there considering the neighborhood is infested with mice, ducks and other questionable characters.
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I was playing around last week and somehow clicked through to Golden Oaks, I shared my info with DH who just kind laughed at me....my sister said it sounds like a cemetery name...my best friends wanted to split the costs and run away from home ( they all have small kids)....and my brother in law was showing me how I might be able to afford it for retirement if I bought now, sublet it weekly ( he always has a scheme, lol)...I just figured really I wouldn't be happy there considering the neighborhood is infested with mice, ducks and other questionable characters.
Good point! I'll have to keep reminding myself of that!
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Old 09-03-2012, 07:31 PM   #8
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Unfortunately its set up so that you cant sublet. They have plans in place to keep it exclusive to purchasers. I like that as it keeps "rif-raf" out. Not to say it will let them in but i think it shouldbe for who can afford with all that you get with it.
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Old 09-04-2012, 12:15 AM   #9
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Got a plan. The wife and I each have refillable mugs and sun glasses. We are going to stand by the main gate toll plaza and help collect parking fees.
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Old 09-04-2012, 12:40 AM   #10
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They are very lovely!
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Old 09-04-2012, 02:31 PM   #11
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Just went on website, looks like I'll have some saving up to do! Haha!
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Old 09-06-2012, 11:24 AM   #12
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Starting at 1.5 Million?

*heart attack*

*dies*
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Starting at 1.5 Million?

*heart attack*

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Hahaha so true!! It's one of my Disney dreams that won't come true
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Old 09-06-2012, 11:52 AM   #14
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Hey, that looks like Ariel and her father-in-law!
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Old 09-15-2012, 11:34 PM   #15
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Starting at 1.5 Million?

*heart attack*

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Wait!!! Before you die, will you please open a life insurance policy with me as a benefactor for...let's say $1.5 million? I'll find a great spot for you on my Portfolio Home, Andalusia fire place mantel! Thanks!
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