Mount Pleasant is located directly across the Cooper River from downtown Charleston. The picturesque Arthur Ravenel Bridge is a scenic 2.5 mile drive offering views of the Wando and Cooper Rivers along with the Charleston Harbor with Fort Sumter in the distance.
The top-rated schools, proximity to downtown and the beaches as well as overall quality of living has helped Mount Pleasant remain the hottest market in Charleston. The bulk of home sales are pre-owned homes. However, new construction in neighborhoods like Oyster Point, Magnolia Village and Carolina Park continues to make new homes available. In June alone 329 homes were sold at a median price of $442,000. This represents at 25% increase in the number of homes sold and a 10% increase in sales price.
Mount Pleasant offers a quality of life unmatched. Some of the area’s newest neighborhoods are in Mount Pleasant along with beautiful Old Village with its live oak trees making it a postcard picture waiting to happen. Outstanding shopping and trendy restaurants with their outdoor patios can be found all around Mt. Pleasant. Come see for yourself why the people of Mount Pleasant are so happy.
Residents and visitors can enjoy paddleboarding and kayaking at Shem Creek. Bikers and walkers alike enjoy the 2.5 miles of pedestrian lanes on the Ravenel Bridge. Numerous golf courses will challenge the weekend hacker along with the scratch golfer. Boaters enjoy easy access to the Atlantic Ocean via tidal creeks, rivers and Charleston Harbor. Beach lovers are just minutes away from Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms.
Historians will have plenty to enjoy in Mt. Pleasant. The USS Yorktown and USS Laffey, two World War II ships are docked at Patriots Point facing downtown Charleston. Boone Hall Plantation is one of the oldest working, living plantations in America.
Festivals will keep you busy year round: the Lowcountry Oyster Fest in January, the Bridge Run in April, the Blessing of the Fleet and Seafood Festival in April, the popular 4th of July Fireworks show at Patriot’s Point and the Mt. Pleasant Christmas parade to name a few.
Lowcountry Realty of Charleston is looking forward to help you find your new home in Mount Pleasant.