Architect William Frederic Gernhardt designed this Spanish Eclectic home with a quaint detached guesthouse and garage. Historically designated - benefits from Mills Act Property tax relief. Inviting entrance w/spacious living area offers coved ceiling and double arched passageways, original hardwood floors and Batchelder fireplace. Separate dining room adjacent to upgraded kitchen and family room addition. Huge backyard (room for pool) redwood decks, spa, original BBQ/fireplace, and westerly canyon views. The historic Kensington neighborhood has kept its small town community feel. A thriving village area acts as the neighborhood’s cultural and business center, drawing residents and visitors to gather, play, and shop locally. The shopping district is home to small shops, a vintage movie theater, coffeehouses, award-winning restaurants, one-of-kind bars, antique stores, and a central Library and Park with a playground for local children. The area is centrally located near I-15 and offers quick access to many San Diego attractions, shopping and work corridors.