Kensington Homes & Real Estate

Uncover the top Kensington homes for sale and all real estate in Contra Costa County below! Located in the hills just to the north of Berkeley, Kensington, California is a quiet, affluent community with a small town ambiance and metropolitan convenience. Its proximity to Berkeley makes Kensington popular with academics; while commuters appreciate the two nearby BART stations (one in El Cerrito, the other in North Berkeley), which make commuting to Oakland, San Francisco, and other Bay Area locations simple and direct. For up-to-date information regarding properties for sale in Kensington or to schedule a private home showing, contact your Bay Area real estate specialists today. Read more about Kensington real estate.

Homes For Sale in Kensington CA

Kensington Real Estate Statistics May 26, 2024
10
Listed
22
Avg. DOM
$637.45
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,373,500
Med. List Price
10 Properties
Open 5/26
35 Franciscan Way Kensington,  CA 94707
$1,349,000
Neighborhood: KENSINGTON
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,236
Sq.Ft.
1951
Year Built
4
Days on Site
41060828
MLS
Open 5/26
2 Kenilworth Ct Kensington,  CA 94707
$1,748,000
Neighborhood: LOWER KENSINGTON
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,853
Sq.Ft.
1951
Year Built
12
Days on Site
41059825
MLS
Open 5/26
47 Anson Way Kensington,  CA 94707
$998,000
Neighborhood: BLAKEMONT
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,151
Sq.Ft.
1947
Year Built
13
Days on Site
41059625
MLS
$1,398,000
Neighborhood: UPPER KENSINGTON
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,145
Sq.Ft.
1959
Year Built
19
Days on Site
41058927
MLS
Open 5/26
258 Yale Ave Kensington,  CA 94708
$1,650,000
Neighborhood: BERKELEY HEIGHTS
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,794
Sq.Ft.
1930
Year Built
19
Days on Site
41058928
MLS
Open 5/26
15 Jessen Ct Kensington,  CA 94707
$1,098,000
Neighborhood: KENSINGTON
2
Beds
2
Baths
2,167
Sq.Ft.
1973
Year Built
19
Days on Site
41058979
MLS
Open 5/26
111 Arlington Ave Kensington,  CA 94707
$1,249,000
Neighborhood: KENSINGTON
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,888
Sq.Ft.
1935
Year Built
24
Days on Site
41057790
MLS
5
Beds
4
Baths
1,982
Sq.Ft.
1924
Year Built
26
Days on Site
ML81963695
MLS
$795,000
Neighborhood: KENSINGTON PARK
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,152
Sq.Ft.
1942
Year Built
27
Days on Site
41057930
MLS
$1,398,000
Neighborhood: UPPER KENSINGTON
6
Beds
4
Baths
3,184
Sq.Ft.
1926
Year Built
68
Days on Site
41053344
MLS

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Kensington Real Estate Market

Pushed right up against the Tilden Nature Area and situated in between Berkeley and El Cerrito is the small, picturesque town of Kensington, California. It's estimated that right around 5,000 people call Kensington home today, and with much of the area either fully developed or surrounded by protected nature areas and public parks, the city's future growth potential is limited for the most part. With that said, most people who already live in town are just fine with what Kensington has to offer, which is best described as a low-key vibe and overall laid-back lifestyle. Additionally, existing home owners tend to like Kensington's authentic small town charm, not to mention it's overwhelming residential setting, and if you're someone who's also thinking about making a move here, the housing landscape is something that rarely leaves potential home buyers disappointed.

If you love historic homes or homes with plenty of charm and character, you'll appreciate what Kensington's real estate market has to offer. In fact, many Kensington homes for sale were originally built back in the 1930's and 1940's, also making it a great place to begin a home search if you love bungalow or cottage-style homes as much as we do. Contemporary mid-century modern houses and even a number of Tudors and Spanish Revival homes are also commonly found throughout the Kensington area, truly making it one of the most diverse housing markets you'll find in Contra Costa County, at least from an architectural standpoint. Look for most single-family homes in Kensington to start somewhere close to $900,000, and the few townhouse residences you'll find in town won't be far below $900,000 either.

Kensington Community Amenities

Although Kensington is primarily residential, two neighborhood shopping areas keep life in Kensington pleasant and convenient with shops and restaurants, food and wine markets, and even a hardware store. Nearby Tilden Park and Wildcat Canyon Regional Park provide trails and open spaces for hiking, biking, and picnicking; and, for the young (or young-at-heart), Tilden Park's carousel offers loads of family fun.

Kensington School Information

  • Kensington Hilltop Elementary School - 92 Highland Blvd, Kensington CA
  • Growing Light Montessori School - 52 Arlington Ave, Kensington, CA

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