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.

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


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.

Garage for Rent
Secure, clean, single car garage space for rent one block from Macalester College for boat, motorcycles, or car. Remote entry system. $100/month. One-year lease. Contact Gena, genaberglund@gmail.com, 651-208-7964. Posted 9.9.2014.

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.

Room for Rent
1069 Ashland Avenue, $675 per room in a single family house, two blocks from Summit and Grand. New washer and dryer in basement. Updated kitchen appliances-dishwasher, garbage disposal, and fridge. Two car garage. Attic for ample storage. Utilities paid by tenants.
Some furnishings available. 1.2 miles to Macalester. Minimum 9 month lease.
Damage deposit is one month rent. Pets allowed by arrangement with owner. Contact Eric, 651-214-2862 or ekaluza01@hamline.edu

Lower Duplex for Rent
1432 Goodrich Avenue, $1,100/month. Two-bedroom duplex, lower unit. Gas fireplace, dishwasher, laundry, deck. On-street parking. Available August 1, 2014. Contact Maria at  651-698-5061. Posted 7.23.2014.

Apartment for Rent
894 St. Clair Ave. Beautiful, spacious two bedroom in Crocus Hill available September 1st, with some flexibility to move in earlier if desired. Incredible natural light, hardwood floors throughout, large bedrooms, lots of closet space throughout apartment, and tons of cabinet space in the kitchen. I'm moving back east this fall, otherwise there is no way I would be leaving this amazing space. Located in a quiet, mostly residential neighborhood and across the street from a park, yet only a few blocks from shopping and restaurants on Grand Avenue and with easy access to several bus lines, the green line, and both 35E & 94. Approximately 1.5 miles from Macalester. Rent is $1,280/mo and includes heat and on-site laundry; tenants are responsible for electricity/internet/cable. Optional off-street parking is available for an additional fee, but there is ample parking available throughout the neighborhood as well. The caretaker lives in the building and is great; he responds quickly to any issues and is super friendly. Application fee is $50. Contact Name: Ellaellareilystocker@gmail.com. Posted 7.11.2014.

House for Sale
2152 Lincoln Ave., $325,000. Three story home with a large family room, renovated kitchen, three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a lower level office. Wonderful neighbors. Contact Becky Heist, Re/Max  651-251-4800. Posted 6.3.2014.

Funished House or Flat for Rent
1891 Portland Ave, $1,800/month + utilities. Available Oct 1 to May 10, 2015. Fully furnished. Choice of upstairs 2 1/2 bedrooms, downstairs 2 bedroom or the whole duplex. One bathroom each level.  Each level has full kitchen, formal dining room, living room and front sun room. Only upstairs has back sun room (used as third bedroom).  Flexible leasing time frame. We prefer to lease for the school year only. Negotiable. Photos available at www.vrbo.com/137073. Contact Amber, 651-528-2027. Posted 5.28.2014.

Condo for Rent
791 Ashland Ave, $1200/month + Utilities, Available June 1 thru January 31, 2015.
Great full updated 2 br, 1 ba condo in Crocus Hill. W/D in condo. Stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops. One car garage. Large open south facing home. 4 season sun porch and private balcony. Furnished optional. Cat friendly. Contact Dennis Breining Re/Max Results, 612-759-7984. Posted 5.22.2014.

House for Rent
887 Watson Ave., $1200, Beautifully remodeled home just 6 minutes from campus by car. Three bedrooms, 1+1/2 baths.  Detached garage, central heating and cooling, hardwood flooring, granite countertops.  10 minute walk to Mississippi Market. Please only call if you are interested. Contact Ed Keenan. Contact 612-723-3996. Posted 5.6.2014.

House for Sale
199 Vernon Street, $599,000, 4 Bedroom, 4 bathroom family home for sale.  Updated kitchen with large family room.  Updated master bathroom suite. A charming family home. Contact Katie at 612 741 1010. Posted 5.5.2014.

Apartment for Rent
85 South Victoria, $995-$1350. Beautiful one-bedroom, one-bathroom in Crocus Hill overlooking the courtyard. Very walkable neighborhood, floor to ceiling windows, gleaming hardwood floors in living room and dining room. Built ins, high ceilings and ceiling fans. Ample closet space. Large eat in kitchen, newer appliances, gas stove, built in pantry. Available immediately! Rent includes wireless, heat, water, trash. Tenant pays electric, cable, laundry (on-site). Many other amenities. For more information visit: http://www.grandave.com/. Non-refundable application fee: $40/ applicant or $60 for married couple. No pets. Contact Brenna, 651-295-4043. Posted 4.23.2014.

Apartment for Rent
Furnished apartment available for sublet from ca. July 15, 2014 to July 31, 2015. Beautiful 2-bedroom furnished duplex apartment near the Wedge, Minneapolis. 1300 square feet, with four-season sunroom, hardwood floors throughout, and updated cherry kitchen with dishwasher. Large living room opens to front sunroom; huge formal dining room with built-in buffet. Updated bathroom with deep tub/shower and porcelain floor. Free laundry in the basement; off-street parking; beautiful patio and perennial gardens. The apartment is a 2-minute walk to the Wedge Coop, express bus to the UMN campus, and local buses. A short walk to Lake of the Isles, Walker Art Center, MIA, and the Greenway. A 15-minute drive to Macalester. No smoking, no pets. Rent: $1350/month, including parking, laundry, and heat. Photos available on request. Contact Igor, itchouka@macalester.edu. Posted 4.14.2014.

Apartment for Rent
1217 Grand Ave, $1,400. Beautiful and sunny 3BR, 1BA 2nd and 3rd levels of a duplex right on Grand Ave across the bridge from Kowalski's. Hardwood floors, 2nd floor deck, separate dining room and living room. Extra living room on 3rd floor. Off street parking and 1 stall in garage, free laundry on site. Available 6/1. No smoking/pets. $1400 plus gas and electric. Landlord pays water and garbage. Call Steve or Cindy at 763-767-0160, srrubin@aol.com. Posted 4/2/2014.

Apartment for Rent
822 Fairmount Ave, $750. Bright furnished one-bedroom apartment in historic Summit Hill, three blocks from Grand Ave. Recently updated with new kitchen cabinets, carpets and tile floor. Available for short-term or longer term rentals. Please call or write for details. No smokers please. Available beginning May 1, 2014. Contact LD Bischof,  651-647-6057, posted 3.2.2014.

Apartment for Rent
103 North Victoria Street. Beautiful first floor one-bedroom apartment four blocks from Grand Ave. with hardwood floors and original woodwork. Living room, dining room. New appliances. Features a walk-in closet off the spacious bedroom. Call 612-710-3000. Posted 3/31/2014.

Upper Tangletown Duplex for Rent
184 Amherst Street.  Light, spacious (1442 sq ft) two bedrooms, one bath, sunroom with updated kitchen. Close to Mac, and Grand Ave.  Looking for long term, 2 or less people. Last tenant here for 27 years. Lots of street parking.  Walk score of 85.  $1450/mo plus utilities.  If you want quiet, peaceful city living, this is the place for you.   Please no pets.  Contact Karyl at 651-698-2580 or bill.gilman@comcast.net.  Available April 1. Posted 3.31.2014.

House for Rent
Elegant house near Macalester College. $2000/mo. Available August 15, 2014 to July 15, 2015 (negotiable). Spacious, 3000 sq. ft. family home in beautiful, quiet and kid-friendly Macalester-Groveland neighborhood. Gorgeous 1920’s style home with high ceilings, original woodwork and hardwood floors. Three fully furnished levels, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, large dining room and living room, kitchen and sunroom on 1st floor. Downstairs wide-open play area/family room and office. Walking distance to coffee shops, bookstores, supermarket, restaurants, playgrounds, and schools. Large, fenced-in backyard with patio and lots of play space, and beautiful gardens. 5 minutes walk to Macalester College and major bus lines. Contact Jonathan, jnsachs@umn.edu. Posted 3.20.2014.

Condo for Rent
830 Grand Avenue, $1,600/month starting June 1, one-year lease. Charming 2-bedroom, 1-bath condo. Spacious living room, sun room, dining room & kitchen. Newly remodeled in 2004, bathroom remodeled in 2007.  Hardwood floors and original built-ins throughout.  Two off-street parking spaces.  Monthly rent covers heat, water, trash.  Tenants pay electricity and internet.  Shared laundry in lower level.  Incredible neighborhood. Contact Kate, 612-703-3674, 830GrandAve@gmail.com. Posted 3.20.2014.

House for Sale
1594 Stanford Avenue. $270,000. Great home with awesome character and functionality very close to Macalester!  Enjoy the woodwork, hardwood floors, built-in buffet, updated kitchen and bathroom, three bedrooms on one level.  Definitely worth a look!!! Contact Ty Lyndgaard, tylyndgaard@edinarealty.com.

House for Sale
1430 Goodrich Ave, $480,000. Family home two blocks from campus. 3+ bedroom includes master suite w bath/laundry. Kitchen opens up to family room. Fireplace and built in buffet/shelves.
Bonus room in lower level includes in floor heat and bath with shower. Backyard oasis includes stone patio and wine bar. Contact Sheilagh, Sjohnson1430@gmail.com. Posted 3.13.2014

Summer Apartment for Rent
Lovely furnished BIG third floor Victorian condo in Saint Paul's Cathedral Hill.  Porches, yard, parking.  $1,100 a month. Contact Mary, 651-291-8722, marygardner123@aol.com . Posted 3.12.2014.

Condo for Sale
1879 Portland Avenue, $159,000. Convenient location in great neighborhood. One block north of Summit Ave, 3 blocks from Whole Foods. 1-bedroom, 1-bath condo, + sunroom in a brick four-plex with off-street parking. New windows, new cabinets and flooring in kitchen and bath, while retaining original wood floors and molding. Free laundry and huge storage area. $200/month association dues include internet, heat, water, sewer, and trash. Pet friendly building with lovely yard, communal garden, and compost. Near 87, 21, and 63 bus lines. Open to selling partially furnished. Contact Jennifer, 651-408-5477. Posted 2.13.2014.