Also known as Old Mt. Pleasant, the Old Village boasts picturesque views of the Charleston Harbor and Shem Creek. With century old oak trees draped in Spanish moss lining the charming streets of this celebrated village that date back to the 1880’s. Locals, calling themselves "OV-ers," can be found walking the streets and riding bikes to meet friends at nearby restaurants, parks, and community buildings. An eclectic mix of multi-million dollar waterfront to smaller picket fence cottages can be found in this desirable Mt Pleasant neighborhood.
Historic Pitt Street is home to some of the most popular restaurants and shops in all of Mt Pleasant. Just a block from the water, you will find the Post House Restaurant and Inn, the Village Bakery, and the famous Pitt Street Pharmacy, where an old fashioned ice cream soda is still available. Parking is available and you will often see locals meeting up with friends for a bite to eat, coffee and a chat.
Parks in the village include the old Pitt Street Bridge, a popular fishing and walking spot, Alhambra Hall and Waterfront Park, and other green spaces throughout. Tucked away off of Mt Pleasant’s vibrant Coleman Boulevard, the Old Village is just minutes to area beaches, excellent schools, downtown Charleston, and the Patriots Point marina and golf course -- placing high demand on Old Village real estate.
So if you’ve decided that you're ready to move to Charleston. You don’t need me to tell you that now’s the time to really start your search. Mt Pleasant is a great place to find your home. Mt Pleasant offers many of the same charms that Charleston offers, but not the same hassles (much easier to find a parking spot!). When you’re ready to find that place of your own… a place to call “home,” give me a call. I’ll be here for you.
I hope you’ve found this information on Mt Pleasant helpful. You’ll know how to find me if you have any questions. Meanwhile, have fun dreaming of your final move to the Holy City!
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