For Sale: 5159 Marlborough Drive, San Diego, CA 92116. 2-bedroom 2-bath, 2124 sf, 1926 KENSINGTON $2,150,000 begin new search
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Welcome to the highly desirable north end of Kensington, where history and architectural brilliance converge in this magnificent Historically-Designated Mills Act home. Designed by the renowned and nationally recognized architect Richard Requa, this extraordinary 1926 home proudly stands as the first-ever home built in Kensington Heights as the model home for the last 118-acre plot that was developed in Kensington. The exterior exudes the quintessential Requa signature, featuring impeccable craftsmanship, stunning Spanish Colonial Revival architecture, and captivating details that have stood the test of time. Upon entering the home, you are immediately greeted by the awe-inspiring interior, where every detail tells a story of architectural mastery. The open and flowing floor plan effortlessly connects the living spaces, allowing for comfortable everyday living and elegant entertaining. Hardwood floors, intricately designed ceiling beams, grand windows, and handcrafted finishes create an ambiance that transports you to a bygone era of sophistication. The spacious gourmet kitchen is a culinary enthusiast's dream, boasting top-of-the-line appliances, custom cabinetry, marble countertops and a dreamy pantry space. Retreat to the luxurious primary suite, a sanctuary of serenity and refinement that overlooks the incredible courtyard. With its prestigious Mills-Act designation, this home offers substantial property tax savings. Don't miss your chance to own this extraordinary masterpiece envisioned by the esteemed Richard Requa and the epitome of luxurious living in Kensington.

Address 5159 Marlborough Drive

San Diego, CA 92116
Listing Status ACTIVE
Asking Price $2,150,000
Original Listing $2,150,000 @ 2023-05-23
Terms Cash,Conventional,FHA,VA
Age Restriction N/K
Property Type Fee Simple
Property Restrictions CC&R's
Sales Restrictions N/K
Mello-Roos Fee $0
HOA Fee $0
Square Footage 2124 sf
Bedrooms 2 + 0 optional
Full Bathrooms 2
Family Room 14x18
Living Room 17x26
Dining Room 11x12
Kichen 13x15
Master Bedroom 13x15
2nd Bedroom 12x13
Directions Not Provided
Cross Street Middlesex Dr.
Market Area Metro Uptown
Community Area KENSINGTON
Neighborhood Kensington
School District Not Listed
Public Records
County San Diego
Assessor Parcel# 440-180-15-00
Geographic Areas

Airport Compatibility Zone: Montgomery Field

Community College District: San Diego CC

School District: San Diego Unified

Zip Code: 92116

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East of I-15

East of I-5

South of I-8

East of I-805

East of SR-163

South of SR-52

South of SR-56

South of SR-78

Ocean Distance 13.2 miles
Year Built 1926
Laundry Location Laundry Room
Elevator Not Listed
Cooling Central Forced Air
Heating Natural Gas Forced Air Unit
Sewer/Septic Sewer Connected
Fireplaces 1 (FP in Living Room)
Equipment Disposal
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Listing Source
Platform SDMLS
AOR San Diego Association of REALTORS (SDAR)
MLS Number 230009628
Courtesy of Keller Williams La Jolla
Style Detached 1 Story
Material Stucco
Lot Size 7,500-10,889 SF ~ 7,575 sf
Fencing Full
Topography Level
Roof Tile/Clay
Swimming Pool Below Ground
Total Spaces: 4
Garage Spaces: 2
Non-Garage Spaces: 2 - Driveway
View Not Listed