Mount Pleasant SC should definitely top your list to check out if you are in need of a quality home in a coastal community. Originally an English settlement in the 1600’s today the community is the fastest growing city in South Carolina stretching from the edge of Charleston north to Awendaw. Mount Pleasant is home to a variety of communities including the historic Old Village with its old world architecture and live oak tree lined streets, Shem Creek which is home to the area’s shrimping and fishing fleet as well as many restaurants and shops, and large residential developments like Ion, Park West, Dunes West, Belle Hall, Planters Pointe and more! The city has plenty of shopping including the award-winning Towne Center Shopping Center with department and specialty stores, restaurant and theatres. Mount Pleasant has many public parks including the Mt. Pleasant Pier, Memorial Waterfront Park, Shem Creek Park and Charles Pinckney National Historic Site. Other attractions in include Patriots Point where the retired Yorktown aircraft carrier is located as well as the National Medal of Honor Museum.