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Blogger Reveals Stunning ‘Belle’ Cottage Inside Disney’s Gated Community

The 1991 animated Disney princess movie called Beauty and the Beast is still considered to be one of many Disney fans’ favorite movies. With its charming countryside and regal ballroom aesthetics, it is not surprising to learn that the Disney princess Belle and her story have inspired many people’s fashion and decor choices in their own lives offscreen — but one home in Disney’s Golden Oak gated community in Central Florida has really taken that theme to heart!

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Credit; Disney

Take a look at this gorgeous Disney house, which was (like the other homes in the exclusive gated community) designed by Imagineers from Walt Disney Imagineering! Social media influencer and blogger Cristie Anne Cabrera (@thetravelingred) recently shared an inside look at the Beauty and the Beast cottage that took inspiration from the 1991 Disney movie — because she lives there!

@thetravelingred

Our home in Disney’s Golden Oak… this neighborhood is minutes from Magic Kingdom and it was designed by Disney Imagineers. #disney #disneyworld #goldenoak #bellescottage #beautyandthebeast #disneyhouse #disneyhome #disneyhomedecor

♬ Aesthetic – Tollan Kim

This Disney enthusiast and blogger purchased Belle’s Cottage in the Symphony Grove portion of the Disney Golden Oak gated community in Central Florida, so Cristie and her family spend some of their time in said house within the Golden Oaks community. Check out some of the gorgeous footage and photos from the cottage here and on Cristie’s social media pages!

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Belle’s Cottage is a home in Disney’s Golden Oaks estate that was designed by Imagineers from Walt Disney Imagineering. The Golden Oaks community and neighborhood are mere minutes from Walt Disney World Resort and Disney Parks like the Magic Kingdom. Credit: Cristie Ann Cabrera

belle cottage golden oaks

Belle’s Cottage is a home in Disney’s Golden Oaks estate that was designed by Imagineers from Walt Disney Imagineering. The Golden Oaks community and neighborhood are mere minutes from Walt Disney World Resort and Disney Parks like the Magic Kingdom. Credit: Cristie Ann Cabrera

One crucial element of any Belle location is a library — and this house does indeed have a reading room, which is on the third floor and can be seen in the videos shown below! Take a look at the gorgeous detailing in this room’s decor, as well as the elegant spiral staircase!

@thetravelingred

Replying to @sarahsmile5877 but we have 3 little girls in the family so it’s their playroom instead. 🤷🏼‍♀️ #readingroom #library #bellesreadingroom #beautyandthebeast #goldenoak #goldenoakproperties #belleshouse #bellescottage #disneyhouse #disneyhome #disneyhomedecor #interiordesign #playroom #girlsplayroom #potterybarnkids @Pottery Barn Kids

♬ Fallen down – Slowed – 「Incørrect」

One bedroom even features a Beauty and the Beast quote on the wall! Can you see the quote (which is “think of the one thing that you’ve always wanted, now find it in your mind’s eye and feel it in your heart”) in this TikTok video?

@thetravelingred

The first lamp was already there when we bought the house. We furnished the bedroom and finally changed the lamp because I wasn’t feeling the original one. #disney #goldenoak #disneyhouse #disneyhome #disneyhomedecor #frenchcountry #frenchcountrydecor #bedroom #bedroomdesign #bedroomdecor #beautyandthebeast #farmhouse #chandelier

♬ How You Like That – BLACKPINK

Even though Belle, the Beast, and the French countryside are all major themes in this home’s decor, there are also lots of general Disney details to be found in the Disney Golden Oak property. There’s even a Winnie the Pooh bedroom, shown below — not to mention an absolutely adorable Bambi bedroom with bunk beds and a Little Mermaid bathroom!

@thetravelingred

The Winnie the Pooh bedroom in our Disney Golden Oak house. The final bedroom to be completed 🍯 #winniethepooh #pooh #poohbear #bedroomdecor #bedroomdesign #disneyhouse #disneyhome #disneyhomedecor #farmhouse #farmhousestyle #farmhousedecor

♬ SNAP – High and Fast – Rosa Linn

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Belle’s Cottage is a home in Disney’s Golden Oaks estate that was designed by Imagineers from Walt Disney Imagineering. The Golden Oaks community and neighborhood are mere minutes from Walt Disney World Resort and Disney Parks like the Magic Kingdom. Credit: Cristie Ann Cabrera

Would you like to live in this Central Florida version of Belle’s cottage? If you could live in Golden Oaks and own a Walt Disney Imagineering creation inspired by any Disney character or Disney movie location, which would be the best one in your opinion?

Remember, there are still some real-life non-Golden-Oaks options out there — including this Rapunzel tower and Snow White cottage — but if Disney princess real estate is out of your budget whether or not it is in Central Florida, then the Tower Suites onboard the Disney Wish could certainly tide you over!

About Sharon

Sharon is a writer and animal lover from New England. Sharon's two main focuses in her work are Disney's correlations with pop culture and the significance of Disney princesses (which was the basis for her college thesis). When she's not writing about Disney, Sharon spends her time singing, dancing, and cavorting with woodland creatures!