Welcome to Mount Pleasant
Vibrant and affluent Charleston suburb in a highly-desirable location
Several miles from the ocean — and from Downtown Charleston — discover the endless conveniences and amenities in Mount Pleasant. Affluent, sophisticated, and family-friendly, this community boasts an array of top-tier restaurants, outdoor activities, and places to shop. The town is home to a steadily growing population of 86,982 residents. It is part of Charleston County and is located just inland from the area’s beaches.
Neighborhoods in Mount Pleasant range from cozy and suburban to prestigious and private. Available properties include luxurious condos (with views of the waterfront and breathtaking Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge), palatial homes in gated communities, and sprawling suburban homes with ample square footage.
What to Love
- Sought-after neighborhoods
- Upscale vibe
- Abundance of shopping and dining
- Close to beaches and Downtown Charleston
Idyllic and upscale, life in Mount Pleasant is a delight. Within a matter of minutes, locals can access all of the area’s most notable destinations. During the week, residents can effortlessly complete their to-do list at one of the town’s numerous shopping complexes and travel to and from work with ease. On the weekends, locals have no problem finding ways to enjoy their free time. Go kayaking along Shem Creek, plan a beach day on Sullivan’s Island or Isle of Palms, sightsee in Downtown Charleston, or enjoy other nearby attractions. Being in such a centralized locale, any experience you seek is steps away.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Around Charleston, Mount Pleasant is one of the most popular spots for shopping and dining. After exploring the many establishments in town, it is easy to understand why.
Heading down (and just off of) Highway 17, there are ample places to grab a bite to eat. Residents highly recommend the menu items at Locals, SAVI Cucina + Wine Bar, Nick's German Kitchen, Grace & Grit, Malika Pakistani Chai Canteen, and SOL. Coleman Boulevard is another main street for top eateries in Mount Pleasant. Along this road, make plans to dine at NICO, Juanita Greenberg's Nacho Royale, Page's Okra Grill, Handcraft Kitchen & Cocktails, or any of the restaurants situated on scenic Shem Creek.
Almost any store you could want or need can be found in Mount Pleasant. In the mood for a relaxed afternoon of shopping? Hands down, Mount Pleasant Towne Centre is the best place to go. Retailers at this upscale outdoor complex include Belk, Hairy Winston Pet Boutique, Pandora, lululemon, Peloton, Lush Cosmetics, and Ulta Beauty. Throughout Mount Pleasant, you’ll also be able to shop at Whole Foods Market, Trader Joe’s, Total Wine & More, Hobby Lobby, T.J. Maxx, and more.
Things to Do
Brimming with scenic outdoor spaces and attractions, there’s always something to do in Mount Pleasant.
Need a new spot for your weekly workouts? Take in breathtaking views of Charleston Harbor and Sullivan’s Island as you walk, run, or bike along the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge. The start point of the pedestrian lane is located in Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park, which features a playground, pier, and special events. Steps away, make it a priority to visit Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum. History comes to life through the variety of exhibits, short movies, and displays at this highly educational and interactive museum.
Looking to spend time in the gorgeous Lowcountry weather? Mount Pleasant features a multitude of spaces to relax and unwind. Shem Creek Park, Patriots Point Links, Pickett Park, Palmetto Islands County Park, and Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens are all fantastic places to explore.