Mount Pleasant is a dynamic coastal South Carolina city across the Cooper River from historic Charleston with a long history of its own. Bordered on three sides by water in the form of the Intracoastal Waterway, Shem Creek plus the Wando and Cooper Rivers into Charleston Harbor, it is a sportsman’s paradise for water activities as well as fishing and crabbing. Residents also enjoy a variety of other outdoor activities such as boating, tennis, biking, walking, jogging and golfing on the many championship courses.
Real Estate in I’On
Mount Pleasant has experienced tremendous population growth in the last ten years. So has the real estate market in the city. The median sale price of single family homes has risen steadily since 2000 and risen sharply since 2006. The median sale price for a Mount Pleasant home then was around $220,000, Today it is approximately $375,000. The market has appreciated 18 percent in the last five years alone. Single family homes are not the only type of real estate available. New residents have a variety of condominiums and townhouses from which to choose also.
Near the Ravenal Bridge and Old Town is a planned community that combines homes, businesses, recreation areas, schools, and green spaces to create a ready-made small town in the remarkable I’On Village. This planned Urban Design community took the best of European city planning and Old South architecture and developed it in a prime location in Mount Pleasant’s heart. With sparking lakes, salt marshes, tidal creeks, decorative canals, the Rookery bird sanctuary and lots of green spaces and parks, I’On is a paradise in the heart of a busy city.
With miles of sidewalks and walking trails, I’On is quite pedestrian friendly. I’On Square is the commercial center of the Village. It contains stores, business services, bistros, restaurants, a Bed and Breakfast Inn and a pub. Neighbors meet here for lunch or a drink after work. Farmers Markets are held there on the weekends. The I’On Amphitheater and the large green lawn surrounding it is the community meeting place for festivals and concerts or any large planned social event in the Village. The Creek Club on Hobcaw Creek is a reception room and conference site. The I’On Club offers many amenities for Village residents. These include:
- Three swimming pools and aquatics classes
- Seven lighted clay tennis courts
- Fitness center and instruction
- Kids’ Camps
- Clubhouse and social mixers
- The Porch at I’On Restaurant (lunch and dinner)
I’On Homes in Mount Pleasant, SC
The beautiful homes in I’On Village draw their architectural inspiration from Charleston single houses, Beaufort antebellum homes and New Orleans carriage houses with courtyard gardens. Graceful columns, hand built fences, and elevated foundations all add elegance to these homes. Whether you prefer tall, stately regency plans, wide shuttered Colonials, Charleston single homes or a Lowcountry cottage, you will find a style you like here.
Homes currently for sale in I’On range in price from $620,000 to $2,495,000. Lot sizes range from .08 acre to .69 acre. Some lots are on Hobcaw Creek or have marsh views, while others come complete with docks with lake or canal views. Still others are wooded and private. The age of the houses range from those built 1999 to 2013. There are lots still available for sale in I’On. You may select one of the independent builders in the I’On Guild and have your home custom built on your lot.
With excellent schools, well-built and beautiful homes, wonderful neighbors, great amenities, social camaraderie and convenient location, you have all you need in one neighborhood. To begin your search for your I’On Village home, contact David Wertan with RE/MAX Advanced Realty today to schedule a visit or to discuss your real estate needs.