Who Wouldn’t Want to Live in Celebration?
I mean who wouldn’t want to live in a place called Celebration? Originally developed by the Walt Disney Camp company, Celebration is one of the best small towns in the Orlando Metro area. With charming homes, lush green parks and relaxing lakefront sidewalks and roads, you’ll soon realize why Celebration is one of the friendliest communities in the area.
Although it’s not its own city, it is a census designated place and a master-planned community in Osceola County. Home to about 8000 residents, it was originally developed by the Walt Disney Company and there are several Disney businesses in the town’s office buildings as well as to utility companies, Smart City Telecom, energy services and other small businesses. The town itself remains directly connected to Walt Disney World, which begins near Magic Kingdom.
The town itself remains directly connected to Walt Disney World, which begins near Magic Kingdom. Celebration does have the stigma of being almost too perfect as it resembled the town in the movie The Stepford Wives.
Initial development occurred in 1996 with Celebration Village followed closely by West Village and Lake Evalyn. Disney’s CEO Michael Eisner took a special interest in the development of this new town in its early days and wanted to make a town worthy of the Disney name and a legacy to carry on for years to come. Celebration is doing just that. The downtown features shops, restaurants, and other commercial establishments as well as over 100 residences. The community features six churches and one Jewish congregation as well as one hospital ministry. There are now more than 500 companies listed as doing business within Celebration in the community holds the only Class A office building in the county.
There are a variety of events and festivals all year long as well as town organized events and community activities.
So what’s it like to live here? Within the census designated area, there are about 150 properties for sale at any given time. Homes range from about $130,000 for condominiums in small houses up to over $3 million for luxury estates and mansions.
There’s something for everyone and if you love Disney and you love being close to everything, why wouldn’t you choose a home in Celebration? Start browsing all listings below or contact our office today for a customized list of homes and real estate that match your search criteria and price in Celebration Florida.