Located minutes from downtown San Diego, this upscale area is known for its historic residential area and distinct Spanish-style and craftsman homes with immaculate lawns and landscaping. Most of the area’s homes were built in the late 1920's, giving the area its nostalgic charm. The pedestrian-friendly business district has a small, village feel with coffee shops, restaurants and boutique shopping all within three blocks. Kensington offers those seeking an active lifestyle easy access to Balboa Park, museums, the famous San Diego Zoo and San Diego beaches.