The low country city of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina’s fourth largest, provides the best in shopping centers, fine and casual dining, medical care, business services, entertainment venues, historic sites and major transportation hubs to its residents. Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms are a short drive away and provide fun in the sun on their beaches while the art and music available in Charleston is just across the Cooper River. Residents love their community’s spirit and having friendly neighbors.
Real Estate in Cooper Estates
Amid old oak trees and shaded streetscapes in cozy, private surroundings are the lovely older homes of the well-established Cooper Estates neighborhood. The homes in this central Mount Pleasant community were built during the 1960s and 1970s, so they have mature landscaping and larger lots compared to new subdivisions. With a combination of stylish brick townhomes, condominiums and more than 300 single family homes, this family-friendly development is one of the most popular areas of real estate in Mount Pleasant.
Cooper Estates is located off Coleman Boulevard near US 17 with Shem Creek as the boundary of one side of the development. Residents enjoy evening walks, cooking out in the backyard, working in their gardens and fishing at the neighborhood dock. Children can ride their bikes safely with their friends through the neighborhood streets. The Cooper Estates Civic Club manages and maintains the community’s amenities, which include:
- Madere’s Landing — the community’s gated private boat ramp, pier and floating dock on Shem Creek
- Boat Wash area
- Fish Cleaning area
- Covered Shelter picnic area for parties and oyster roasts — available for reserved parties also
- Equipped with lights, water, electricity and a porta-potty
- Open Play Area for kids and pets
- Swing Set
- Hosting Neighborhood Parties
Homes for Sale in Cooper Estates
The homes in Cooper Estates are an excellent investment because they are well-built houses listed at affordable prices. Because of the age of these homes, many have separate living rooms as well as dining rooms, plus a den or great room in addition to eat-in kitchens. Most have been renovated and updated through the years by either the original owners or by their second owners. Many have screened porches or sunrooms, patios, storm windows and fenced yards. Several offer FROG spaces and other bonus rooms.
The homes along Shem Creek have their own private docks and are tend to have higher price tags. Prices range from the high $100,000s to mid $200,000s for townhomes and condos. Single family home prices range from the $350,000 range to $1.2 million or more for the homes along Shem Creek. Square footage on the single family homes ranges from 2,000 to 3,000 or more. The New Membership Fee for your first year in the Cooper Estates Civic Club is $270 ($120 if you are 65 or over), and only $100 annually thereafter. There is also an initial one-time only $150 club membership assessment fee (waived if you are 65 or older) and a $20 gate card charge.
For an affordable home with a large yard, plenty of room for a growing family and access to fishing and kayaking on Shem Creek that is centrally located in Mount Pleasant, choose a home in Cooper Estates. Contact David Wertan of RE/MAX Advanced Realty and make an appointment when you can sit and talk together about all your real estate goals.