The Mount Pleasant lifestyle is hard to beat, with luxury homes nestled in park-like settings, many with water views, only minutes away from all the big city amenities and services offered by bustling Charleston. As one of the top 100 places to live in the US, it’s easy to see why.
Why Residents Love Mount Pleasant
Once only visited by the wealthy from Charleston during summer months, Mount Pleasant is now home to more than 70,000 residents in a number of different neighborhoods, each with its own unique character. The area itself is bounded on three sides by the intracoastal waterway, creeks and rivers. The location offers miles of paths and bikeways, golf courses, marinas and spectacular water views.
Nearly every type of home can be found in Mount Pleasant, from historic colonial and antebellum mansions in the Old Village district to a variety of new homes in well-planned neighborhoods. In 2014, the average price per square foot of a new home in Mount Pleasant was $191, with a median sale price of $401,000. Pre-owned homes averaged $177 per square foot, with a median sale price of $347,500. A coveted address within Mount Pleasant is Brickyard Plantation.
Luxury Living in Brickyard Plantation
Brickyard Plantation is only 11 miles from downtown Charleston, near the local barrier islands and right beside access to a deep water boat launch area. The community comprises over 500 acres of protected land between Horlbeck Creek and the Boone Hall Plantation. The area was, at one time, the location of the brickworks for the Boone Hall Plantation.
Homes in the area range from $300,000 to over $2 million, and range in size from 1,500 to 4,500 square feet. There really is something for everyone within the nine neighborhoods of the Plantation, whether it be a brick front home on a dead end road or a deep-water location with private dock. The area is alive with beautiful palmettos, cedar, fish and waterfowl.
Residents of Brickyard Plantation enjoy numerous amenities including:
- 100 acres within the Plantation dedicated to the wetlands, forest and lakes
- Lighted tennis courts, soccer fields and basketball courts
- A fitness center
- Two pools for family swimming
- Miles of pedestrian and bike paths
- Deep water landing and storage for boats
There is something for everyone’s taste in Brickyard Plantation. It is certainly a must-see neighborhood. Lisa Richart with RE/MAX Advanced Realty is the agent to call if you want to explore the luxury real estate in Brickyard Plantation.