Kensington Old Dominion, Norfolk, VA
  1. Home
  2. Virginia
  3. Norfolk
  4. Kensington-Old Dominion

Kensington Old Dominion Neighborhood Guide Norfolk, VA


Kensington Old Dominion is a quaint, residential neighborhood located in Norfolk, Virginia. This tranquil area is known for its tree-lined streets and well-maintained older homes, giving it a historic charm. It's nestled near the intersection of West Olney Road and Colonial Avenue, offering easy access to main roads and freeways. The vibrant downtown Norfolk, with its diverse restaurants, shops, and nightlife, is just a short drive away.

What You Will Love about Kensington Old Dominion, Norfolk, Virginia

  • Kensington Old Dominion boasts a serene and historic vibe with beautiful well-preserved homes, making it a charming place to live.
  • The neighborhood's central location provides an easy commute to downtown Norfolk.
  • Its proximity to popular roads and highways allows for easy access to surrounding areas and attractions.
  • The community's friendliness and neighborly cohesion make it a welcoming environment for both families and single professionals.

What's Nearby

Kensington Old Dominion is close to the vibrant downtown Norfolk, offering a plethora of dining, shopping, and entertainment options. It's also a short drive from the beautiful Norfolk Botanical Garden and the Virginia Zoo. The Chrysler Museum of Art and Harrison Opera House are also in close proximity, offering enriching cultural experiences.


Kensington Old Dominion offers a peaceful, residential lifestyle while being close to lively urban amenities. Residents enjoy the blend of historic charm and modern conveniences, with opportunities for cultural, recreational, and social activities within easy reach.

Notice an Inaccuracy? Let Us Know.

See best properties in this area

Explore the Neighborhood

There are 155 restaurants, 16 grocery stores, and 13 parks within a mile of the Kensington-Old Dominion neighborhood.

    Food Lion

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    2401 Colley Ave

    The Fresh Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    924 W 21st St


    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    730 W 21st St


    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    4314 Colley Ave

    Tidewater Scale & Butcher Supplies

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store / Supermarket

    0.5 miles

    424 W 25th St

    Pendulum Fine Meats

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Grocery Store, Meat and Seafood Store

    0.6 miles

    820 Shirley Ave

Kensington Old Dominion Apartments and Rentals

93 Rental properties in Kensington Old Dominion, Norfolk, VA.

  • 201 Twenty One property


    201 Twenty One

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    774–1132 Sqft

  • John Knox Towers property


    John Knox Towers

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    422–692 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • 3611 Granby St #B property


    3611 Granby St #B

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    550 Sqft

  • 201 W 34th St #3 property


    201 W 34th St #3

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    750 Sqft

  • 201 W 34th St #5 property


    201 W 34th St #5

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    750 Sqft

Cost of Living

basic bar chart art
CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.

Kensington Old Dominion Demographics

people in their homes

Kensington Old Dominion Reviews

people smiling
  • Busy Streets


    Say 2 of 2 renters

  • Noise Late At Night


    Say 2 of 2 renters

  • Area Has Litter


    Say 2 of 2 renters

  • Area Has Potholes


    Say 2 of 2 renters

  • Well Lit


    Say 2 of 2 renters

  • Area Has Kids Play Outside


    Say 1 of 2 renters

Kensington Old Dominion Transportation

walk bike and transit

Norfolk Southern

Train Stop

2200 Redgate Ave

Hampton Roads Transit


509 E 18th St


Kensington Old Dominion Schools

Neighborhoods Around Kensington Old Dominion

NeighborhoodStudioAvg RentAnnual Change
GhentNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia$1,352
Park PlaceNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Olde TowneNeighborhood in Portsmouth, Virginia----
Colonial PlaceNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Downtown NorfolkNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia$1,549
West GhentNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Lamberts PointNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
The Granby DistrictNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
RiverviewNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Port NorfolkNeighborhood in Portsmouth, Virginia----
Fairmont ParkNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Larchmont-EdgewaterNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
North ShoreNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Downtown PortsmouthNeighborhood in Portsmouth, Virginia$1,395
HuntersvilleNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Sewells GardensNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
MeadowbrookNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Chesapeake ManorNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Lindenwood-Barraud Park-Cottage HeightsNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
LindenwoodNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
North Chesapeake BoulevardNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
NorthsideNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
North MeadowbrookNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
SuburbanNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia$1,507
BerkleyNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia$725--
Park ViewNeighborhood in Portsmouth, Virginia----
Ballentine PlaceNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Wards CornerNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia$1,090
FoxhallNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Beacon Light-BerkleyNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Norfolk CrossingNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Prentis ParkNeighborhood in Portsmouth, Virginia----
Wellington OaksNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Chesapeake Gardens-Mamie HomesNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
InglesideNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Poplar HallsNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
RosemontNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----