Wednesday, October 23, 2013
The I’On Group and The Cassina Group cut the ribbon cutting on a new street in the Old Village of Mount Pleasant. The new street – Rose Wilder Lane – was built by the I’On Group and connects May Lane, Hibben and Whilden streets. Twenty-six single-family homes will be built along with neighborhood-oriented commercial space designed to accommodate local businesses. The first four of the 26 planned homes are under construction. Three of these four are sold. The architect is Phil Clarke of Clarke Design Group and the local builder is Josh Moss of Moss Construction.
Midway down Rose Wilder Lane is a small square called “Earl’s Court,” a name often used when referring to the development. “Earl’s Court” was derived not from the famous area of London by that name, but for “Earl,” an affectionate Labrador retriever known to “hold court” in the area.
“We aim to advance the informal charm and authenticity of the Old Village with homes that combine traditional detailing and modern conveniences,” said I’On Group founder Vince Graham. “We’re a part of this timeless neighborhood, and want the street and building design to be complimentary. Once complete, our hope is that Earl’s Court will blend seamlessly into the surrounding Village.”
The I’On Group is best known for the Morris Square development in downtown Charleston, as well as I’On, its flagship neighborhood between Mathis Ferry Road and Hobcaw Creek in Mount Pleasant.
“Earl’s Court will offer small, high quality homes in one of the best locations in the Charleston area,” said Jimmy Dye, co-founder and broker of The Cassina Group. “We are excited to share our vision with Mount Pleasant and celebrate the opening of this new street.”
For additional information on Earl’s Court, please visit www.ANewStreet.com.