new spots to try

Charleston SC continues to be recognized as a foodie, boutique town.  With that, we are getting a ton of new delicious cuisine and quaint hotels.  Chefs, restaurateurs and hoteliers are upon our little city to put their stakes into our coastal town, and it’s tough to keep up with all the new HOT SPOT openings.

Here are a few people are talking about…

Hotels with Style

The Dewberry featuring Henrietta’s for dining

The Spectator Hotel

Grub & Cocktails

Little Jack’s Tavern & Harold’s Cabin (pic below)- two cool spots I have tried out!

Feathertop Kitchen

Have YOU been to any of these new hot spots?  I know there are many more, so WHERE is your favorite spot to sleep and eat?  I’d love to hear your opinion!



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new listings: Earl’s Court

Looking for upscale construction near Shem Creek, Mt Pleasant?  Earl’s Court of the Old Village might be just right for you!  Timeless architecture of the Lowcountry combines with comfortable finishes and modern advances.

Current happenings…

12 homes are occupied

6 homes are under construction ~ 2 of those FOR SALE (see below)

and more homes to come, as well as a row of commercial spaces to house businesses like a coffee shop, art gallery, small bistro


417 Rose Wilder Lane ~ $679,000

421 Rose Wilder Lane ~ $699,000

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417 Rose Wilder Lane

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latest quarterly home price index

Home prices have increased in most regions of the U.S., South Atlantic being one of the top surges in price.  Ave of 5.67% across the Country, with our region coming in at 6.95%.  More importantly South Carolina had an increase of 7.9%!!  See maps below from the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).



by state


If you’re planning a move to or from South Carolina, then give me a call to discuss your options.  I’d LOVE to help in your real estate purchase/sale!



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new listing

We just listed another home in the popular section of Old Village known as EARLS COURT.  3 story, 3 bed, 2.5 bath single family home boasting a delightful 2nd floor, wrap around porch.  A lovely Lowcountry cottage in the heart of the Coleman Blvd district of Mount Pleasant.  Message me for more details ~ or call 843.412.4260.

417 Rose Wilder Lane


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what’s up this weekend

idea for a date night….

Art Walk

An event where galleries stay open a little later, 5-8pm, for an evening stroll viewing artwalk.  May 6th.

idea for a group of friends…

Palmetto Brewgrass Festival

The downtown Charleston brewery is putting on a 2-day festival of beer and music, bluegrass music that is. Performances throughout the day and night.  May 7th & 8th.  9450638755_4ee024ddd7_o_d


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u-pick strawberries

Lowcountry Strawberry Festival

Boone Hall Plantation, Mt Pleasant SC

April 21, 22, 23, 24

Tons of FUN throughout the plantation grounds.  Petting zoo (including pig races), inflatables, velcro wall, obstacle course, interactive games, playground, live music, contests.  Get outdoors for this festival of many events, and pick some delicious strawberries.  For more info, go to Boone Hall Plantation

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new listing

Condominium just listed FOR SALE in a beautiful, marshfront community. 2 bedrooms/2 bathrooms, 2 porches, Top Floor. Enjoy all that Daniel Island has to offer, without yard maintenance!  $259,900

130 River Landing Drive

unit 9308

Daniel Island, SC

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farm to YOUR table

The Farmers Markets are back!  You can find a market to grab local produce, local goods, food trucks, bands and a good time almost every day of the week.

Here’s the SCHEDULE to grab fresh food on the day that works best for you:

Charleston Farmers Market

Marion Square, Downtown Charleston

 Saturdays 8am-2pm

Mt Pleasant Farmers Market

Moultrie Middle School

Tuesdays 3:30pm-7pm

Sullivan’s Island Farmers Market

1921 I’On Avenue, SI

Thursdays 2:30pm-7pm

Sunday Brunch Farmers Market

The Pour House, James Island

Sundays 11am-3pm

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events upon events

March has flown by with so much going on in town…NYC Ballet performance at the Gaillard, Wine & Food Festival, Charleston Fashion Week (that’s currently happening).

If you are Irish or so inclined to feel Irish, then St Patty’s Day will have gatherings all over town. The usual green beer and Irish car bombs will be consumed in mass quantities. A short trip to Savannah GA will really put you in the Irish spirit with parades, tailgating and parties in the parks. 

Next up, the 13th annual Charleston Antiques Show will be held March 18-20, 2016. This event is managed by The Antiques Council. The collection includes late 17th-20th century English, European, and American period furnishings, artwork, and vintage jewelry.

So…put your lipstick on, get out and enJOY!


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new listing

1633 Ware Bottom Lane

Pinckney Place, Mt Pleasant SC


Gorgeous, Lowcountry-style home in a quaint neighborhood within central Mt Pleasant. 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, 2 stories, 2494 square feet.  Custom built in 2013 with high end finishes and top quality. Call me for more details!

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