The Old Village of Mount Pleasant has long been one of the area’s most desirable spots to call home. Tree-lined streets, friendly neighbors and a central location make it one of the most sought after locales. It is located in Mount Pleasant near the Ravenel Bridge–just minutes from downtown Charleston and the beaches of Sullivans Island. Neighborhood parks such as Alahambra Hall and the Pitt Street Bridge are maintained by the Town of Mount Pleasant and the historic Pitt Street commercial district boasts eclectic shops and local dining options. Shem Creek, a main attraction for boating and waterfront dining, is also within biking distance.
If this neighborhood sounds like a place you may want to live, take a look at our exclusive listing at 500 Royall Ave. With a spacious interior and an abundance of outdoor living spaces, this well-maintained house embodies Lowcountry charm. The 2,750 square foot home sits on nearly a half acre, double-lot and is set back from the road with mature landscaping to provide privacy. A large front porch beckons with vaulted ceilings and fans to keep it enjoyable throughout the year while the backyard is an oasis unto itself. An in-ground, saltwater pool is the perfect place to cool off in the warm summer months while the slate and blue stone dining patio serves as an additional place to enjoy the pleasant weather.
Inside, the first floor has an open and inviting layout. A sunny formal living room cohesively transitions into the formal dining area which is adjacent to the kitchen. There is great connectivity between indoor and outdoor living spaces with the living room opening to the front porch and the dining room opening to the back screened porch. The gourmet kitchen overlooks the backyard and is a true showpiece with granite counters, a tile backsplash, custom cabinets and high-performance appliances including an electric induction cooktop. A second living room is also found on the first floor, providing an additional space to gather with friends and family. Other highlights include a private office, a mudroom/laundry room, a powder room and a private guest suite which could serve as a secondary master.
Upstairs is the master bedroom along with two additional bedrooms. The master suite is light-filled with a large bedroom, a window seat overlooking the backyard, double closets and a completely renovated bathroom with marble counters, beadboard walls and a well-sized spa shower. The other two guest rooms are spacious and share a hall bath with has been updated with a contemporary marble-topped vanity and a subway-tiled tub/shower.
Other noticeable highlights and updates to the home include:
- natural oak hardwood flooring, crown molding and plantation shutters throughout
- new architectural roof
- thermal windows
- spray-foam insulation
- on-demand hot water heater
For more information or to set up a showing, contact listing agent Jackie Kelly.