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Kensington Chicken Coop

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 950 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

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!

VRBO#620346

More Details

Property Manager
Reggie White
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, Limited Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017

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!

Amenities

Kensington Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • 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

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(48 traveler reviews)

Kensington Chicken Coop
average rating of 4.8958335 based on 48 reviews
5

Our stay at the Chicken Coop made our first stay to San Diego like coming home!

  • 5 of 5

The purpose of our venture from Chicago was for my husband to attend a class in nearby Normal Heights. What was planned as a business trip transformed into a relaxing and romantic getaway which we are vowing to do again soon. The cheery and colorful two-bedroom apartment was beautifully appointed with details from the property's 1940 history. Our favorite times were mornings at Kensington Cafe and evenings relaxing with a glass of wine in the hot tub. On one rainy day, it was particularly cozy to spend some time warmed by the fireplace/stove and cuddle up on the large chaise couch. There were also several cute spots to sit outside on small porches and patios. Just a friendly caution to taller guests over 6'2" to watch your head going down the stairs outside which go slightly under the kitchen. My husband got a slight start when he forgot to duck one time. We truly appreciated the responsiveness of Reggie in both preparing for and during our stay. It couldn't have been better. Thanks so much for your San Diego hospitality! All the best wishes from Al and Melody

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful location, wonderful home!

  • 5 of 5

Loved our time at the Chicken Coop, it's an adorable home on the perfect street. We highly recommend this rental for visiting individuals and families. Thank you again!

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cozy, clean and comfy - perfect location in delightful Kensington neighborhood!

  • 5 of 5

Great location- easy access to all of the San Diego activities! Has all the comforts of home! Beautiful landscaping in front and back yards! This our second stay there and we will be back!!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Comfortable, Great Neighborhood, Convenient

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay! Lots of space for our group of 3 to spread out, comfortable beds and pillows, awesome kitchen with lots of morning sunshine! Great neighborhood with lots of little restaurants to walk to to grab a bite to eat, and a great little market within walking distance. Felt very safe in the area - lots of people walking dogs, families, and couples. Would definitely stay again and recommend to others. Thanks so much!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

More than expected

  • 5 of 5

This property was amazing. This was the first time we have rented using VRBO and we were pleasantly surprised. The location is perfectly located near San Diego and the surrounding attractions.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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5

We enjoyed our stay at the Red Door

  • 5 of 5

The 2 bedroom unit was extremely comfortable and roomy. The bed's provided a great nights rest. Everything was perfect.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Map

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!

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Rates & Availability

Kensington Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer Season
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
The 4th of July
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
Summer Season
Jul 5 2017 - Jul 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
Pride
Jul 14 2017 - Jul 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
ComiCon 2017
Jul 19 2017 - Jul 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$210
 
 
Summer Season
Jul 24 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 20 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$210
 
 
Christmas Holiday
Dec 21 2017 - Dec 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$210
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$160
 

Additional information about rental rates

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

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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