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.

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.


Apartment for Rent
1750 Portland, $1,650/mo plus utilities, available August 1. Lovely 1st floor apartment with original built-ins, four bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, dining room, remodeled kitchen, screened porch, laundry, off street parking. A three block walk to Macalester. Tenants pay utilities and share of heating from Sept-May. Contact 1750portland@gmail.com

Apartment for Sublease
Asbury Street. Great apartment for sublease! Furnished spacious and luminous, one-bedroom apartment on second floor for sublet near Snelling and University Avenues. Hardwood floors, large dining and living rooms, kitchen, bathroom with shower and bath, spacious bedroom with a king size bed. Community washer and dryer in the basement. No pets. No smoking. Located just a few blocks from Hamline University. Also located near the light rail Green Line (Snelling and University Ave. - 1 minute walking, literally) and bus stop for buses ## 84, 16, 21. On-street parking. $820/month with all utilities included (gas, electricity, trash, and water), plus wireless internet! Available from June 1st, 2015, for minimum 1 year lease. Contact Blanca Gimeno bgimenoe@macalester.edu. Posted 3.21.2015.

House for Sale
1898 Dayton Ave $675,000. Two Houses on one Lot! Chance of a lifetime to own unique Merriam Park home. Stunning three-story masterpiece with additional Craftsman carriage house. Large updated kitchen with eat-in dining, wine cooler, heated floors. Four bedrooms on one level. Fully landscaped with pond & privacy fence. Contact Reed Aronow (Edina Realty), 651-497-5958. Posted 3.20.2015.

House for Rent
935 Roselawn Ave W, Roseville, $2000/month. Sun-filled, 3-story home with gardens on 2/3 acre wooded lot; lots of living space;  walking distance to Como Park and Reservoir Woods; multi-level Trex decking. Near Lexington and Snelling bus routes. 12-15 minute drive to Macalester. 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, cherry woodwork, hardwood floors, updated kitchen with breakfast bar; private screen porch. Double garage. Backyard borders a private neighborhood park and woods, walking paths, playground and baseball field. Excellent school district. The Gateway Bike Trail is just out the front door. Contact Michael, 773-620-1981

Duplex for Rent
14xx Goodrich Avenue, $1,100/mo. Upper unit duplex.  Clean, bright, 1200 sq. ft. 2 bedroom/1 bath, kitchen with dishwas her, dining room, living room, gas fireplace, sunroom, laundry in basement, garage available.  All utilities included.  No smoking, no pets.  Available May 1. Contact Maria, 651-698-5061. Posted 2.17.2015.

House for Sale
1557 Hague Avenue, $309,000 (price reduced on 3/22). Stunning charm in stellar Merriam Park. Remodeled kitchen and bath. 3 story, 4 bedrooms, 1.5 bath, newer 2 1/2 car garage, new patio, new siding,inside/outside porch. Walking to independent businesses. Generous space for living and for storage. Contact Michelle, 651-696-9024. Posted 2.9.2015.


Apartment for rent
1740 Ford Parkway, $800, apartment in UM faculty home, quiet, safe, clean. Room for one person in Highland Park home, 600 sq ft, includes kitchen, bath, bedroom, living room, laundry in basement, all utilities included except phone, no smoking. Contact Dr. Krischik, krisc001@umn.edu. Posted 1.14.2015.

House for Sale
1252 James, $195,000. 3 Bedrooms/2 Baths.  Great opportunity for instant equity in a great neighborhood, walk to Trader Joes and more.  This family sized home is on a large 50 ft. lot and has sunny kitchen, main floor master and a large finished basement family room.  It just needs your love and attention. Contact Normandy Hamilton, Realtor, 612-201-9664. Posted 1.13.2015.

Furnished Studio Apartment for Rent
423 Warwick Street, $600/month, negotiable. Furnished studio apartment close to campus with shared entrance, garage, fenced back yard, and laundry facilities. $600/month includes utilities, such as high speed internet, cable TV, electric/gas, water, trash removal, etc. Possible rent reduction for helping me care for my dogs. Contact Gale 612-205-5967. Posted 1.5.2014.

House for Sale
1416 Portland Avenue, $425,000. Immaculate Craftsman style four bedroom home with natural woodwork, fireplace, built-ins, two completely remodeled baths, granite countertops, stainless appliances, walk-in closets, and welcoming front porch. New roof, boiler, and mechanicals. Huge 3 car/2-story garage all on an extra deep city lot. Tons of storage including a walk-up unfinished attic and full basement. Walk to Macalester, shops, and coffee. The perfect location and home! Contact Jed, 612-670-7402. Posted 11.17.2014.

House for Sale
1487 Saint Clair Ave, $270,000. Exquisite details & built-ins in this classic Mac-Groveland 1.75 Story home! Stunning woodwork, floors, buffet. LR w/fireplace. Fabulous new sunny front porch & 2.5 car gar blt '11. Fenced yard w/gardens, patio. Home set high from street for privacy. Newer kitchen. High-efficiency heating. Professionally landscaped. Contact David Aronow (Real Estate Agent), 651-983-6169. Posted 11.15.2014.

House for Sale
395 Warwick, $399,500. Updated 5 Bedroom, 3 bath home with 2 car garage!  Lots of room and updated from top to bottom.   Close to Macalaster and Plums. Contact Kathryn Brandt, 763-670-1564. Posted 11.4.2014.

Apartment for Rent / Seeking Roomate
1397 Portland Avenue, $512. Spacious 2 bedroom apartment, 1 bathroom, huge closet spaces, on site laundry facility, free water, garbage disposal, heat, storage unit, and off street parking.  We would split the electricity and gas bill, which runs at most $25/month.  Within walking distance to Macalester College.  One Block off of Summit Avenue and within walking distance to major bus lines, and to many restaurants, bars, grocery stores, Target, Green Line, and Hwy 94 accessible. Contact Canhnha, 612-886-4558.

House for Rent
Hague Avenue. SPRING ONLY. Furnished. Lovely upper condo in a 1910 Georgian fourplex for rent in St. Paul mid-December through April/May or a shorter period during that time. Convenient, a few blocks from Lexington exit off I-94. Surrounded by schoolyard and church parking lot, with great, sunny southern and eastern exposures and a large front porch. Wood floors, old-fashioned woodwork including columns; two bedrooms (or one can be an office). Furnished. $990 per month includes utilities except internet and cable.  Very cheap, owner costs are $1500+ per month. References required and one month payment in advance. Prefer faculty, grad students considered. Contact Lisa Heinrich, 651-227-8619. Posted 10.2.2014.

House for Rent
2199 Wellesley Ave., $2400/mo. Elegant 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom house in quiet neighborhood in Saint Paul, MN. Four Miles to U of M-Minneapolis, one mile to Macalester Coll., close to Univ. St. Thomas, Hamline Univ. four blocks from Mississippi River.  See listing at sabbaticalhomes.com, under 'St Paul' or listing number 89129. Contact James, heyman@macalester.edu. Posted 9/25/2014.

House for Sale
2035 Princeton Avenue, $679,000. This is the one! Extensive remodel, 2-story stucco old world charm meets new construction. Home features marble, crystal chandelier, wood floors, large master suite, huge living room and kitchen. Contact Carol Amundson at 612-220-6583. Posted 8.21.2014.

Seeking Housemate
2152 Lincoln Ave., $450 plus shared utilities. House rental available for a single student.  Two grad students are looking for a roommate to share a 3 bedroom house, 2152 Lincoln Ave.  [A 15 minute walk to Macalester.]  Contact Becky Heist in the Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department for details, 612-388-0309. Posted 8.16.2014.

Didn't 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. PadmapperZumper, 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.