Brickyard Plantation, Mount Pleasant
Mount Pleasant's Brickyard Plantation was built on the site of a working brick plantation and has evolved into a stunning community of neighborhoods. By the time construction began, only a few ruins remained of the old plantation, but, if you look carefully, you can still see traces of the past. An eight-acre lake marks the area where the material for bricks was dug out.
The visually impressive entrance to Brickyard Plantation hints at the community's good design and well laid-out development. Extensive landscaping only adds to the appeal certainly maintaining a visual quality that preserves real estate property value.
Because Mount Pleasant is growing so fast, the area now has less than three months of residential real estate inventory, and Brickyard Plantation is no exception.
There is something for everyone at Brickyard Plantation. Made up of nine neighborhoods, prices range from the low $300s to $2.2 million. Buyers can find a brick-front home on a half-acre, cul-de-sac lot listed for $374,900 or deep-water property with a private dock and a boat lift at $1.7 million.
Residents enjoy amenities such as the clubhouse, tennis courts and pool but best of all is the boat launch and floating dock on Horlbeck Creek. And that little bit of history that lingers along the creek bank.
There are plenty of family-friendly amenities, such as a fitness center, basketball and tennis courts, an elegant clubhouse, basketball court and access to Horlbeck Creek. There also are two swimming pools, including a junior Olympic pool, and, on breezy, summer afternoons or cool mornings, the walking and jogging trails are perfect.
Besides the many reasons to love Brickyard, homeowners enjoy other nearby perks of living in the Lowcountry, including great shopping at Towne Centre in Mount Pleasant, beaches, restaurants and Boone Hall Plantation, a beautiful historical plantation featuring fresh produce and fun events virtually year-round.
Mount Pleasant’s first hospital opened in the 1980s. Now, a few miles north of Brickyard Plantation and not much further south, are Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital and East Cooper Medical Center, respectively. Both of them are state-of-the-art medical facilities.