If you haven’t been to Bonnie Brae, you are missing out on one of the most charming neighborhoods in Denver! Located off University, Steele, Mississippi and Exposition, you are truly in one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Denver.
In the 1920’s, George Olinger bought the land for Bonnie Brae with his land development company. The plan was to create a Scottish Village within Denver. The first house was built in 1923 on the largely composed curvy streets. The word “Bonnie Brae” means “pleasant Hill” in Gaelic and this neighborhood lives up to the name.
The homes in Bonnie Brae are historic and include brick ranches, Cape Cods and English Tudors. The first homes built in the 1920’s, were bungalows, tudors and cottages of the era. Some of these smaller, older homes have now been torn down and re-built for large modern homes with today’s open floor plans. The price point in this neighborhood ranges from $300,000 to $2,000,000.
Bonnie Brae is centrally located between DU, Cherry Creek and is within five minutes from the light rail system. Easy access to grocery stores, local restaurants like Bonnie Brae Ice Cream and Bonnie Brae Tavern. The strip in Bonnie Brae is walking distance to the neighborhood and offers a local coffee shop, Bonnie Brae Liquors, the Saucy Noodle, Bonnie Brae Pizza and has a library.