About Mount Pleasant, SC
Mt. Pleasant SC is located east of the Cooper River, which is why some folks refer to it as East Cooper. Over 70,000 people call Mt. Pleasant home, and they enjoy incredible diversity in shopping, dining, services and recreational activities.
One reason for Mt. Pleasant’s continued growth is its convenient location. It’s just a short ride over the Arthur Ravenel Bridge to Historic Downtown Charleston. Traveling in the opposite direction, Mt. Pleasant is only minutes away from the beaches at Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s Island. I-526 is in easy reach of most Mt. Pleasant real estate, putting the entire Charleston SC within reach in minutes, including the Charleston Airport (20 minutes.)
What’s on your homebuying checklist? Schools? Mt. Pleasant schools are top-ranked. Health care? 140-bed East Cooper Hospital is a top-notch neonatal, imaging and cancer treatment facility with extremely high patient satisfaction ratings. Shopping and dining? It’s not just limited to the bustling Mount Pleasant Towne Center. A drive along Coleman, Chuck Dawley or Highway 17 will reveal all the shops and restaurants you will ever need, as well as dentists, dry cleaners, doggie day cares…Mt. Pleasant has it all! Looking for natural beauty and historic charm? Visit the Palmetto Islands County Park, Boone Hall Plantation, Patriot’s Point, and the Old Village.
Look into Mount Pleasant real estate and you will find a variety of options, including condos, town homes and single-family houses. You will also find a selection of fine waterfront properties along Shem Creek, the Cooper River, the Wando River and the Intracoastal Waterway. If golf is your passion, check into the upscale neighborhoods of Charleston National, Snee Farm, Dunes West or RiverTowne. Brickyard Plantation, Hamlin Plantation and the related communities of Park West and Belle Hall offer the homebuyer a wide range of options, including single family home and town homes, and are designed to fit a variety of budgets. Each provides the homeowner a range of amenities including fitness centers, clubhouses, walking trails, aquatic centers, tennis courts and more. One unique community is I'on. This neo-traditional community, just ten minutes from Downtown Charleston, features homes, bistros and boutiques with classic, coastal, Lowcountry architecture.