While Charleston has enjoyed the plaudits of travel writers, the residents across the Cooper River in Mount Pleasant, for years, tried to keep a low profile. Why let the secret out? Mount Pleasant offered up the celebrated Lowcountry lifestyle (gorgeous waterfronts, fabulous cuisine, quick beach access, historic homes) without the high price tag associated with living on the Peninsula. While the prices have nearly caught up with Downtown Charleston, Mount Pleasant and residents East of the Cooper still enjoy their ideal location between the beaches and historic downtown. Read on to learn more about Mount Pleasant's highly sought after neighborhoods.