Where history meets sophistication.
The winding Cooper River divides Mt Pleasant from beautiful historic Charleston, South Carolina, and residents love the easy access to the beautiful Lowcountry. Mt Pleasant holds some of South Carolina’s greatest hidden treasures, award winning restaurants, and beautiful beaches. With prime real estate for corporations, Mountt Pleasant, SC has flourished over the years as people have flocked to the 4th largest municipality in South Carolina. Mt Pleasant has also been named the fastest growing municipality in the southeast; greatly attributed to tourists permanently calling Mt Pleasant – home.
In 2005, the town of Mt. Pleasant surpassed a state milestone with the completion of the South Carolina’s largest per capita project, the jaw dropping Arthur Ravenel Bridge. This beautiful structure spans the Cooper River and provides a magnificent connection of the Peninsula of Charleston and the near island of Mount Pleasant. The Arthur Ravenel Bridge is the longest cable stayed bridge in the Southern Hemisphere that allows car traffic. The main structure spans 1,546 feet. As the fourth largest container port in the Nation, the new Arthur Ravenel Bridge allows certain vessels access to Charleston that were previously excluded due to the clearance of the older bridges.
Mt Pleasant, SC not only boasts the amazing architecture of the new bridge, but also houses some great historical treasures such as Patriot’s Point, Naval Maritime Museum. This Congressional Medal of Honor Museum is housed upon the impressive USS Yorktown or “The Fighting Lady”, a decorated and famous WWII warship. A tour of the Yorktown and its battle group is an experience anyone would enjoy. Also view some of the nation’s airships that are housed on the Yorktown’s hanger.
Mountt Pleasant, SC also features one of the oldest working plantations. Boone Plantation a circa 1790 cotton plantation has produced crops for over 320 years. The elegance and shear beauty of this plantation is the moss draped live oaks that line the driveway. These breathtaking historical monuments are just another reason the town of Mt Pleasant represents the extensive history of South Carolina. Shem Creek is another local tourist attraction located in Mt Pleasant, SC renowned for its award winning restaurants that line the creek. If you’re looking for some of the best seafood Shem Creek has it all! You can even dock at Shem Creek after a fun day of cruising the Charleston Harbor. If water is what you like Mt Pleasant is the place for you.
The town of Mount Pleasant, SC boasts beautiful Isle of Palms Beach and Sullivan’s Island. Lakes Marion and Moultrie call boats of fisherman or water skiers. The Santee and Cooper River provide abundant sources of water front property for those that simply love the view. Whatever your family may desire, that country feel just moments away from a bustling city, or in the heart of the city, Mt Pleasant, SC has it all! There’s no question why Money Magazine named Mt Pleasant, SC the 70th out of the Top 100 Best Cities to Live In. With higher than national average salaries, residents can afford the higher than average home prices for that extra touch of sophistication of Mt Pleasant, SC. Just ask Mt Pleasant residents, with beautiful plantations, historical treasures, plentiful water recreation, phenomenal cuisine, any house you choose, Mt Pleasant is home.