Welcome to Golden Ocala and luxury living at its finest. We are proud to introduce you to the following Royal Shell Real Estate realtors® that can help you find your dream home at Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club. Call the Royal Shell Real Estate office at (352) 369-6969 for more information about our Golden Ocala home models or any of our residences.
Meet Our Real Estate Team
As the director of operations, Lee Kerr is charged with enhancing and building the rental program, as well as leading the Golden Ocala sales team. Lee has 30 years of sales and marketing experience and has helped increase sales, market share and brand awareness for clients such as Subway, Home Vision Video, Day’s Jewelers and Target Marketing. Lee enjoys golf, hiking, camping and cruising, as well as acting in and directing theater productions in New England and Florida. He’s a member of the Screen Actors Guild and has also appeared in TV commercials and major and independent films.
Lisa is a passionate horse and farm owner with over 28 years of combined experience in custom new home construction, national production new home construction and sales, interior design, property management and local business ownership. A resident of central Florida since 1989, she enjoys competing at National and International horse shows, camping, and trail riding.
Jeff has 14 years experience as a Realtor® to the Royal Shell Real Estate team. He has experience working with both buyers and sellers and enjoys the processes to make the transaction appear seemingly easy for his clients as he handles the many details involved to get to the closing table. As a former executive director and association manager for reiners and reined cow horses, Jeff loves living in Ocala as the horse industry is a way of life. Knowing the passion horse people possess makes Jeff a natural fit with the Royal Shell family and Golden Ocala. He enjoys riding his horse on the local trails. Jeff enjoys playing golf especially at the beautiful Golden Ocala course with its 8 replica holes. He loves to fly and obtained his private pilots license several years ago.
As a life-long resident of Central Florida and a second generation REALTOR®, Mary has more than 28 years of experience in the Luxury Real Estate market as well as extensive knowledge in property management and investment ownership. Prior to joining Royal Shell, Mary owned and operated her own Real Estate company for more than 25 years, and truly has a passion for making the Real Estate buying and selling process for her clients as simple as possible. Mary is a committed member of this community and takes pride in her involvement with Stirrups ’n Strides Therapeutic Riding Center, The Rotary Club of Ocala and the Ocala/Marion County CEP. In her free time, Mary’s enjoys cooking and entertaining for her friends and family, playing bridge, golf and is an avid boater.
Blake Hunter was born and raised in Ocala, FL. He attended High School at West Port High school where he graduated with Honors as well as dual enrolled at College of Central Florida. Blake has been interested and involved in the equestrian industry and rodeos since a very early age and has competed professionally since 2011. He is a second generation realtor. Blake Specializes in Equestrian Properties, Luxury Homes and Residential. He has been a licensed agent for 6 years. Blake was awarded Rookie of the Year in 2015, Top Professional Award in 2015 and 2016, and the Outstanding Achiever award in 2017 and 2018. For any of your real estate needs feel free to call Blake with Royal Shell Real Estate.
Linda has lived in Marion County since 1980. She has been involved with the community through business, family and various activities. All four of her children were born and raised here, along with her two grandchildren and she thoroughly enjoys the lifestyle Central Florida has to offer young families as well as retirees. She owned and operated a women’s fitness studio for many years, and she holds numerous certifications in health and fitness. She enjoys spending time with her family and values traditional family gatherings. Her love of real estate has become a second career and she has an excellent knowledge of the local market and is known for going above and beyond for her customers. She is a multi-million dollar producer and enjoys handling all types for properties at every price point. Linda enjoys building lasting relationships with buyers and sellers. Her premier level of service shines through from first contact to beyond closing!
Mike has over 25 years of experience in investing and improving real estate, as well as the marketing and sales of consumer products and business services. The pinnacle of his marketing success came when he led the growth of a broad range of international brands, including Splenda®, Advil® and ACUVUE®, for companies like Johnson & Johnson, Nabisco and Berkshire Hathaway. Then, in 2015, he took on real estate full time, managing multimillion-dollar properties in the Ocala and Gainesville markets — including eight horse farms of his own right here in Horse Country. Mike starts each listing with a creative brief and marketing strategy, as well as commits to a positive and productive home-buying experience every time. He currently buys and sells bungalows, mansions, farms and much more — both within and beyond Golden Ocala and the surrounding North Central Florida area. Mike earned his bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University in Pennsylvania and his M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
International Equestrian Experience adds to the Family Business Ashley grew up in the triad area of North Carolina. Her passion for Equestrian sport and show jumping led her to study abroad in Italy and compete internationally. There she met her husband Alessandro, an Italian Grand Prix rider. In 2003, she and Alessandro decided to move back to the States and chose Ocala as home. Ashley comes from several generations of Real Estate developers and professionals, and thought that Ocala would be the perfect place to continue the tradition. Ashley loves assisting clients with buying and selling all types of property from investment/income, luxury estates, Equestrian Estates as well as working farms.
After becoming the South African National Junior Tennis Champion in 1993, Thiroshan "T" Chetty moved to the United States. He graduated from St. Bonaventure University in New York and moved to Ocala in 2000. His affinity for this beautiful city grew and decided to make Ocala home for him and his family. He became the Director of Tennis at Golden Ocala Golf and Equestrian Club in 2005 and has built a nationally recognized program with a foundation of hard work, high standards of service and value, integrity and lasting relationships. He is a very active and connected community leader and has served on several local boards. He recently graduated from the Crummer School of Business at Rollins College with an Executive MBA. His strong business acumen, area knowledge, networks, and love to help people has propelled him to a very successful real estate path. The life and business experience that he has gained over the years, combined with cutting edge real estate insights and technology, makes Thiroshan a very unique agent
Karen grew up in Montclair NJ, and has been a resident of Marion County since 1990. After a career in Horses, she took the step into Real Estate in 1999, specializing in Farms, Residential and Land. Her entrepreneurial spirit took her to being the Founder of Award Winning Farm Tours of Ocala, Ocala Food Walks and Cedar Key Food Walks with real Estate still being first and foremost passion. Hobbies include Antiques, Wine, Music cooking and Horses. She owns 2 horses and one Donkey (Taco) She was successful with her American Warmblood, Wesley in Dressage Competitions. Currently enjoys Trail Riding and some Polo.
Frequently Asked Questions
Navigate behind the scenes of Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club with the help of the answers to the following most popular questions.
Can we see the models?
Of course. It would be our pleasure! We offer several Express Ready Move-in homes. Let us know what size home and price range you have and call us or email us today to set up an appointment.
What are the model home prices?
We prefer to be more of a custom community tailored to the unique needs of the individual so homes are not duplicated exactly. The price can vary based on the new elevation and changes to the floor plan.
What are the Homeowners Fees?
All owners pay The Master Association Fee quarterly, which currently is $570. This fee can vary and includes Trash pick-up, as well as maintenance of all common areas and the cost of security and gates. Subject to change, please call for the latest breakdown of fees.
If I am not a golfer and do not want a membership, can I still be a homeowner?
Owners in Golden Ocala are required to have a membership and we offer different types of memberships based on your interests. If you are not a golfer you could enjoy the Social or Sports Membership offerings.
What are the prices for property in the new World Equestrian Center Ocala? Can I reserve a home site yet?
The show grounds and real estate offerings are currently under construction. The real estate offerings are still being reviewed and finalized. No home site reservations are currently available. You may sign up with our sales center to be kept up to date with our progress.
I would like to board my horse at the Equestrian Mini Suites. What is the cost?
Currently, our Equestrian facilities are for Golden Ocala property owners. If you purchase as a property owner, you could choose from dry stall to full board options. Please call for additional details.
How Can Realtors® Connect with Golden Ocala
If you are a Realtor® and have a client who wants to visit Golden Ocala, register your client with us today to schedule a visit.