The Disney family lived in the home until 1949. Its recent asking price was $3,650,000, and it sold in 26 days for $3,700,000. Other than the kitchen, most everything in the house is original. Real estate agent Ruben said that the new owner plans to keep it that way.
Disney, one of the great visionaries of the 20th century, overcame the bankruptcy of his Kansas City animation studio and relocated to Hollywood, where he and his brother Roy built the Disney Company into a multi-billion dollar entertainment conglomerate. The Disney men transformed Orlando, Fla., from a dull motel stop on the Florida Turnpike into the top vacation destination in the U.S.