About Bonnie Doon Edmonton Properties
Bonnie Doon Edmonton is a mature neighbourhood in south central Edmonton. The western part of Bonnie Doon was originally part of the City of Strathcona, and became a part of Edmonton when Strathcona and Edmonton merged in 1912. Bonnie Doon takes its name from the Scottish for “pleasant, rolling countryside” in honour of Canadian born Premier Alexander Cameron Rutherford of Scottish descent who owned a portion of the land east of Mill Creek. It is the heart of the Franco Albertan community and hosts the only francophone university west of Manitoba, the University of Alberta's Campus Saint Jean, which is located just north of Whyte Avenue on Rue Marie-Anne Gaboury (91 Street).
Residential real estate in Bonnie Doon was constructed by some of the highest qualified builders in Alberta and on average is more expensive per square foot than other areas of Edmonton with house prices reaching into the millions. There are four condominium complexes in Bonnie Doon Edmonton - Belcanto Court, Madison On Whyte, Place Gaboury and Trinity Pointe. Other homes for sale near Bonnie Doon include properties in Cloverdale, Strathearn, Holyrood, Strathcona, Idylwylde, Ritchie and King Edward Park.