Mount Pleasant, SC, is a vibrant, thriving community that is proud of its past and looking toward a bright future. Located across the Cooper River from historic Charleston, Mount Pleasant has experienced tremendous growth in the past decade, but has also preserved its heritage and small-town sense of community.
Many people choose to live in Mount Pleasant because of the town’s proximity to the area’s beaches and excellent golf courses, the mild climate and nearby state-of-the-art medical facilities. The state-of-the-art Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge linked Mount Pleasant with Charleston in 2005, replacing the Grace Memorial Bridge, built in 1929, and the Pearman Bridge, which opened for business in 1966.
Picturesque Shem Creek, which bisects the city, hosts several popular restaurants, shops, and one of the last fleets of local fishing boats in the area where residents can still take advantage of the fresh off-the-boat seafood sold on the docks. Mt Pleasant is made up of many types of residential areas, including the “Old Village” which sits along Charleston Harbor and has beautiful stately homes surrounded by majestic oak trees and complete with a small town center with ofd fashioned pharmacy complete with soda bar. As you drive out from the older sections, you can find many varied residential neighborhoods, some complete with country clubs and golf courses. There is something for everyone in Mt Pleasant in all price ranges.