Arched doorways, inset coved ceiling, vaulted beam, french doors… all of these features can be found in San Diego beautiful old kensington in zip 92116.
Those homes often referred as “spanish style home” were first developed as luxury homes for retired executives of the Santa Fe Railway Company in early 1900. You can now find them in five original subdivisions: Kensington Park, Kensington Park Annex, Kensington Park Extension, Kensington Talmadge, and Kensington Heights. Kensington Heights was the last of the parcels to be developed, and consisted of 115 acres overlooking Mission Valley around 1930.
Thanks to the The Mills Act, owners of designated historical properties in SD may benefit of income tax relief incentives, rehabilitation financial assistance…
Kensington offers a pleasant lifestyle to its residents who also enjoy the proximity to coffee, shops and excellent restaurants.
If you are looking for a home in kensington, note that we continue to be in a seller’s market with a tight inventory and high demand in housing. As a neighborhood expert and listing agent in kensington, feel free to contact me and ask for being notified of new listing.