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.


Apartment Summer Sublet
Apartment at Grand & Syndicate for $900/mo. This is a summer sublet in a lovely one bedroom apartment located at Grand and Syndicate, less than a mile from Macalester. The spacious, furnished third floor apartment has hardwood floors, a renovated kitchen, living room, breakfast nook, and one window A/C unit.  Special features include a garage and access to a small but well-appointed gym across the alley. The apartment is available to sublet from mid-May to mid-August (or any portion thereof). Contact Samuel, 503 318 0427. Posted 4.21.2016.

Duplex for Rent
184 Amherst Street. This Tangletown duplex is a spacious,  upper level unit, 1400 sq ft , available June 1st. Two bedrooms, one bath, sun porch, hardwood floors and newly remodeled kitchen.  Wonderful, walkable, quiet neighborhood, right behind Macalester on Amherst Street. Owner seeking long term tenant.  Trash and water included.  Please no pets.  $1,400/mo. Contact:  Karyl,   klt8491@gmail.com or 651-666-7567 for an appointment.

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Condo for Rent
580 Snelling Ave. S., $995/month. Beautiful one bedroom / one bath condo unit with open floor plan in a quiet and well-located, mostly owner-occupied building.  Stainless-steel kitchen appliances and charming original art deco details.  Includes free shared laundry facilities, private garage unit, storage unit, heat/water/trash.  Unit is available July 1. On the A-Line rapid bus line for easy transportation to campus or either downtown area. Please contact Heather for a showing or more building photos at heatherlee.mn@gmail.com. Posted 4.19.2016.

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Visiting Faculty Seeking Apartment
Visiting faculty seeking fully furnished apartment with all utilities included for $800-900 and within easy walking distance to bus stop in 55104 or 55105. Contact Blanca, blanquita123a@hotmail.com. Posted 3.29.2016.

Furnished House for Rent
Gorgeous furnished home and great location in Saint Anthony Park: 5 minute walk from Como Ave. shops, University of Minnesota St. Paul campus, near great schools, 10 minute drives to downtown Minneapolis and downtown Saint Paul. Amenities: Hardwood floors downstairs, beautiful built-ins, sun porch, remodeled kitchen, gas fireplace, office, downstairs and upstairs decks, fenced yard, efficient appliances, great light, 2 car garage, lots of bookcases!
More information: http://wilsonjackson.wix.com/rent1414chelmsford#!blank/c16ei 
Contact wilsonjackson@yahoo.com. Posted 3.22.2016.

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House for Sale
1394 Goodrich Avenue, Mac Groveland. Prairie-influenced home.  4 BR, 2.5 bath, 10 light-filled rooms on large corner lot.  2550 sf. not incl. bdmt.  2-car garage. $489,000.  Email Jay at balthazarw@gmail.com if interested in seeing in mid-March.  No agents, please. Contact Jay, balthazarw@gmail.com. Posted 2.29.2016.

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Furnished House for Rent
4120 Chowen Ave. S., South Minneapolis, $1900.00/month. Furnished 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom, plus office in Linden Hills(Minneapolis).  2 car garage; 1/2 mile from bike paths and lakes. Available August - December. Contact Teresa / Matt at 612-926-7390,  or mtcallahan@comcast.net. Posted 2.25.2016.

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House for Sale
1555 Goodrich Avenue, $339,900. 3BR, 2 Bath home with impeccable woodwork, box beam ceiling in Dining Room, original fixtures, wood burning fireplace in main floor living room, hardwood floors throughout, delightful front porch, finished basement, new windows on 2nd floor, 3 bedrooms on one level, new storm windows on all, large yard, walk to Macalester College. Contact Jennifer at 612-220-5257. Posted 2.16.2016.

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Lower Duplex for Rent
Lower Level Duplex Apartment in Macalester Groveland within 10 blocks of Macalester College. On bus line! Living Room, Dining Room, Two Bedrooms. Completely remodeled bathroom with subway tile. Freshly finished wood floors throughout. WiFi provided. $1,100 per month plus utilities. Contact  Kathy at 612-986-7934. Posted 2.14.2016.

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House for Rent
1608 Bayard Ave, $1,200/mo + utilities. Three bedroom, 1 bathroom unfurnished Highland Park home in a family-friendly neighborhood. Available January 10th through spring semester. Contact Steve at 507-403-9399. Posted 12.31.2015.

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.