For residents seeking a luxurious level of privacy, Alston Point in Mount Pleasant should top the list of neighborhoods to check out. Located north of the Isle of Palms connector, Alston Point offers homebuyers larger lots for each home and proximity to points of interest in the East Cooper region including beaches, local businesses and restaurants. Homes in Alston Point are built for space, with most exceeding 3,500 square feet. Prices range from about $400,000 to greater than $1 million. One of the neighborhood’s desirable characteristics is definitely the size — fewer than 30 homes make up this cozy community. Families are happy to send their children to Pinckney Elementary, Cario Middle and the award-winning Wando High School. During down time, residents enjoy a private boat ramp exclusive to Alston Point or take a short drive to Isle of Palms for a beach day. Alston Point is flanked by local business hubs such as Belle Hall Shopping Center, Mount Pleasant Towne Centre, Seaside Plantation and more. Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant, the closest health care facility, is just up the street, while historic Boone Hall Plantation, Charles Pinckney Historic Site and other points of interest are essential to the newcomer’s knowledge of the area.