Housing for Sale or Rent

Note: If you are a Macalester employee interested in living near campus, please call our office about available housing.

Property listings on this page are limited to a one-mile radius around the college campus. Exceptions will be made for current Macalester faculty and staff.

How to Request a Listing

  1. Complete the Housing for Sale or Rent Form
  2. Submit up to four JPEG photos to

Please contact us when your property has rented or sold. Listings older than 90 days will be cleared.


House for rent - 514 Hamline Avenue South

Lovely, spacious 4 bedroom/3 bath Highland Park home located across from Cretin Derham and just steps from The Nook, Cold Front, & additional retail and dining. A block from the city bus line (Randolph/Hamline). Hardwood floors throughout the main floor, Cambria counters, brand new carpet upstairs and basement, two fireplaces, over-sized 2 car garage, three season porch, fenced yard, finished basement, upstairs loft, and huge walk-in closet.  Mature, RESPONSIBLE, non-smokers only.   Tenant is responsible for utilities and snow removal.  Deposit, insurance, and references required. Available through March 2017, or longer as negotiated.   $2395 per month

Contact: Dawn Bakst drbakst10@yahoo.com
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Posted 11/17/16

Apartment for Rent - 1798 Ashland 

Bright and quiet 2nd floor corner 1 BR available immediately near Fairview and Ashland for $800/month.  1930’s apartment charm with new windows and baseboard heat.  Hard wood floors in LR and BR. The apartment has great closet space throughout. Newly renovated bathroom with original claw foot tub.  Bright kitchen window with gas range, new refrigerator and dining nook.  Rent includes a large storage unit in the basement. 

Heat, water and basic trash included.  Tenant pays for cooking gas and electric as well as any internet or cable service. Coin-operated laundry in basement. Contact Deanna at 651-696-6305 or seppanen@macalester.edu for showing.

$800 Security Deposit and $42 application fee.

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Posted 11/1/2016

House for Sale - 1835 St. Clair

5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 car garage
House is currently registered as student housing in St Paul's student housing overlay program
Updated kitchen and bathroom
Charming woodwork, front porch and sunroom!
$325,000 purchase price

Contact: Michelle Chalifoux, 651-485-2899, michellechalifoux@edinarealty.com

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Posted 11/4/2016

House for Sale - 2116 Lincoln

Four levels of gracious living in historic Macalester-Groveland. This double-brick Queen Anne commissioned by Archbishop John Ireland in the late 19th century has a history almost as long as the neighborhood, retaining much of its vintage appeal with many modern luxuries and conveniences. Recent updates include a media room, a sunroom, solar panels, spacious gourmet kitchen, and a newly constructed two-car garage.A unique blend of past, present and future all within one of the city's best areas! Price: $750,000. Contact: Natasha Cejudo, natashacejudo@edinarealty.com.

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Posted 9/26/2016

House for Rent - 1718 Eleanor - Price Reduced!

Beautiful Tudor brick house in quiet Highland Park neighborhood. Fully furnished 1760 square foot home has 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, a full basement, and ample storage. Close to bus-lines. shopping areas, parks and schools. The house is a few blocks from St. Kate's and a short bus-ride to Macalester and University of St. Thomas.

This is a short-term rental for the spring semester of 2017 (Jan-May, 2017). Owner will pay for trash, sewer and water. Tenant will be responsible for gas and electric. Price: $1,700. Contact Name: David Kidd, eleanor.house@dkidd.co

1,750 sq feet
3 bedrooms
2 full baths
Fully furnished
Fenced back yard
Breakfast nook
1 car garage
Ample storage space
Full basement
Radiant heat
Central air
Hardwood floors
Includes dishwasher, washer and dryer
No smokers
No undergraduates
No pets

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Posted 10/18/2016

Did not find what you are looking for? Here are more resources:

  1. Our office has first hand recommendations for Realtor Steve Townley who lives a block from Macalester and has decades of experience finding housing for people in this neighborhood.
  2. Satisfied customers highly recommended Realtor Natasha Cejudo, a Mac alum that lives near Macalester with area expertise and a long list of Mac Alum clients.
  3. Padmapper, Zumper, Zillow, and Apartment List offer easy ways to search for housing in the neighborhood that has been advertised online.
  4. Many landlords post signs on properties for rent, so driving the neighborhood where you would like to live is a very good idea.
  5. Finally, the neighborhood's free bi-weekly neighborhood newspaper, The Villager, has a few listings. However, it is only available in print.