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Kensington Chicken Coop

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights


Kensington Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Spacious Two Bedroom, One Bathroom Apartment

Come stay in our two bedroom 1940's vintage apartment! This place is famous in Kensington because there used to be free range chickens roaming the yard. There are no longer chickens.... but we kept them in mind while choosing the decor! Spectacular views from the large upstairs windows give you a great sense of what Kensington is all about. The original kitchen features yellow and green ceramic tiles and a Teppan Fab 400 electric range and oven, just like the one your mom used to have! Bath is newly remodeled and stocked with fluffy towels. Both bedrooms feature comfy cal-king sized memory foam beds. The living space features a fireplace and a 40' smart tv with WIFI, cable and Netflix for you to enjoy. Unwind at the end of the day by firing up the gas BBQ for your dinner, and hopping into the hot tub for a relaxing soak.

Don't need all this space? Check out our one bedroom unit!


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Reggie White
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, Limited Spanish
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
December 8, 2016
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About Reggie White

My wife and I enjoy staying in VRBO's all over the world! We own rental properties all over San Diego, but we LOVE Kensington! We live only a few blocks away so you will probably run into us walking our two sons and 2 mini dachshunds around the neighborhood. I hope to see you soon!

Reggie White purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Reggie White chose San Diego

We purchased this property because like so many people in Kensington, our gorgeous 1928 spanish house has no extra room for guests! We wanted our visiting friends and family to have a comfortable place to stay when they came to see us.

What makes this apartment unique

This property is in close walking distance to all that historic Kensington has to offer!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

Kensington Chicken Coop
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 36 reviews
Tempe, Arizona

Sweet place

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here. The place is adorable with carefully selected decorations and a thoughtful design. It is obvious that the owners take great care of the place. The kitchen had all the things we needed. We love the location as it is near coffee shops, great restaurants and a little park. We stayed here with our two young kids while visiting family who live in Kensington. It was great to visit them, but still have our own place near everything we needed. We stayed at the place twice within the past year and plan to return this summer.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

couldn't have been better. Was met by Desiree to check in, and she was so nice she didn't even complain when I kept her waiting. The place was very clean and tidy and comfortable. The beds were comfortable. The location is excellent - very easy street parking and access to anywhere you'd like to go in San Diego. Excellent coffee and breakfast just a block or two away. Air-conditioning too!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best stay yet in San diego

  • 5 of 5

My family and I were extremely with this rental! The owners and property manager were so kind and willing to help make our visit to the best it could be! We felt right at home staying here and are already planning our next trip back. Very clean, and everything we needed to "live" was there at our disposal!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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picture perfect, spotless, perfectly located.

  • 5 of 5

I don't normally care to leave reviews on much of anything more particularly where I stay, but this place deserved to receive another great review. This beautiful 1940's home was a great place to stay, super clean when we arrived, close to the freeway but far enough from any major noise which was great. We loved staying here the patio was well kept and a great place to soak your feet in there private hot tub after a long day of touring the area. The manager was very accommodating to us, when making our arrangements for some of the activities we engaged in she was very helpful in answering any questions. This is a great place for anyone we had 4 adults and one child as our party and it was spacious enough for all of us to enjoy. The ability to have a washer and dryer was great as well. We would definitely stay at this picturesque place, it was a great find .

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

This property was great. Adorable with a little vintage vibe. Loved our stay and would go back. Very clean, well maintained, exactly as described.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Perfect, Charming, Spotless!

  • 5 of 5

Wow! Beautiful 1940's apartment in the heart of Kensington - so charming! The apartment was fresh, spotless, comfortable, and had ample space for the five of us. The interior was much more spacious than I anticipated (large hallway, bedrooms, living room)! And the outdoor spaces were fabulous - the (shared) fenced yard was immaculate and we enjoyed the grill and hot tub. If you appreciate and enjoy "retro" homes, this is the place for you. If I could've taken the kitchen with me I would've - so great! Everything was spotless and was well stocked (kitchen and bathroom). We were in town for ComiCon and were thinking we weren't very central (location-wise) but we used the trolley and Uber and both were quick and very reasonably priced. Driving to the beaches, Balboa Park, etc. was quick. Super easy. Kensington is a beautiful neighborhood and very close to everything SD has to offer - plus it's quiet and has ample parking. Hosts were great and we were even able to check in early. All five of us were in complete agreement that this place was amazing! We couldn't have asked for a better stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Nearest Airport
9.2 Miles
San Diego Lindbergh Field
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Ken Club
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
15 Fwy
Nearest Restaurant
0.15 Miles
Kensington Cafe
Nearest Ski
145 Miles
Mountain High
Nearest Beach
10.5 Miles
Mission Beach
Car: recommended

Kensington has many shops and restaurants to visit during your stay, we also have California's oldest single screen theatre!


Rates & Availability

Kensington Apartment Rental Rates

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Christmas Holiday
Dec 21 2016 - Jan 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $125
Tax Rate 11.05%

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Kensington Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bright and airy bathroom with eco friendly cork flooring, tub/shower combo. We provide plenty of fluffy towels, organic bath products and a hairdryer.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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