Land that was originally used by the catholic church for missions and later known as having been discovered by two sisters, is a hidden gem in San Diego, the neighborhoods of Kensington & Talmadge.
As you drive through the streets you’ll fall in love with the historic craftsman designs mixed with modern architecture that combined, create this amazing urban-suburban lifestyle. Conveniently bordered by the I-15 and I-8 makes it extremely accessible and close to getting around the city.
Spend some time in this quaint town
You’ll find everything you need from local markets, shopping, parks, gyms, and more. Stop into Kensington Café for a little Sunday brunch, or into a local favorite, Pappaleccos for a latte and pastry. If in the mood for a glass of wine, you won’t be disappointed by the cozy feel of Village Vino or the global wines and eastern european bites at Romeo & Julieta.
On nights craving more cultural flavors you can dine at Bleu Boheme known for its French cuisine or a pie at The Haven Pizzeria or perhaps looking for Mexican style food that can be found at Ponce’s. This area’s food scene is not lacking! After an amazing meal stay and enjoy a show at Kensington Club or find a nearby spot that offers cocktails, live music, and more.
This pet-friendly, family-friendly community
Known for its pride of ownership that together creates a family within itself. Annual traditions include Memorial Day parade, 4th of July festivities, and block party as well as street baseball tournaments. Neighbors here take time to look out for each other and to ensure all are cared for.
It’s no surprise this community has drawn people for decades and is overall an affordable area with condos starting in the $400k, townhomes in the $600k, and single-family residences $700k and up.
Pack a picnic, spend an afternoon walking the streets and explore all that Kensington and Talmadge have to offer. You will fall in love at first sight.