Mount Pleasant Homes for Sale
Tall trees, serene waters, and affordable homes - those are some of the best words to describe Mount Pleasant. This city was once one of the fastest-growing areas in South Carolina (from 1990 to 2000), and it's easy to see why. With lovely homes and the fact that you can be minutes from downtown Charleston, Mount Pleasant lets you live a more suburban lifestyle without being too far from all the great restaurants, shopping, and dining Charleston offers.
That's not, of course, to say that there's nothing to do in Mount Pleasant. Far from it, in fact. Mount Pleasant is home to some of the best restaurants in the Charleston area. The Shellmore, which consistently receives rave reviews, has a fantastic bar, excellent seafood, and an impressive wine selection. If you're in the mood for a view, great food, and drinks head on over to Salt Water Cowboys, on Shem Creek, one of the most beautiful areas to hang in the whole tri-county area. There is also Patriots Point which plays host to all kinds of amazing events like the "Blessing of the Fleet" and "Party at the Point". For the exercise-minded, there is no place better to get a scenic walk or run in than over the Arthur Ravenel Bridge which takes you straight to the heart of Downtown Charleston.
Parents should also know that Mount Pleasant is home to some of the best schools in the state. Wando High is the third-ranked high school in South Carolina, and the Mount Pleasant School System is the fourth highest-ranked in the state. If you're looking for your children to receive a top-notch education to get into their dream college, Mount Pleasant has all the tools you'll need to make that happen.
Crime rates in Mount Pleasant are low, having a rate that's just 20% of South Carolina's violent crime rate, and this city only has half the property crime rate.
Compared to many other places within South Carolina, Mount Pleasant is a dream city. It's gorgeous, affordable, and filled with plenty of fantastic shopping and dining experiences. If you're looking to move to Charleston, you'll want to discuss Mount Pleasant with one of our real estate agents - especially if you have a family!