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.


House for Rent
Beautiful furnished four-bedroom house on Stanford, near Cleveland for rent for May 15, 2014 to August 2015, possibly for a second year. Four bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, finished basement. Hardwood and stone floors throughout; granite kitchen counters and stainless steel appliances; W/D; fully equipped kitchen. Large backyard patio with wonderful perennial flowers, climbing roses, raspberries, cherry trees, etc. 1-car garage with additional parking behind house. Very close to Groveland and Nativity schools, shops, movie theater; easy walk or bike to Macalester, Saint Thomas, or Saint Kate's. We are on sabbatical for a year and would like you to enjoy our home and keep it safe and happy! No undergraduates. Animals OK. $1650/month (including hauling and internet). Contact Douglas at sdouglasolson@gmail.com. Posted 04.16.2014.

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.

House for Rent
Near Summit and Prior, $1675. Available July 1. Happy Home with Great Amenities. Friendly, family neighborhood. Walk to River, Whole Foods, shops on Grand, and Area Colleges. Not a student rental. 3 Bedrooms with large closets. Original hardwood floors. Custom kitchen cabinets and granite counter tops. Terraced garden for veggies or flowers and outdoor deck. Private office space. 1.5 baths. Two car garage. Contact Pearl, pfkilbride@gmail.com. Posted 4.7.2014.

Duplex for Rent
Near Fairview and Grand, $1545, Lovely light-filled duplex on corner lot in Mac-Groveland. Large 2-3 bedroom apartment (sunroom can be used as bedroom).  Original hardwood floors, wood-burning fireplace, built-in bookcases, custom kitchen with cherry cabinets and granite countertops. Walking distance to River, area colleges and Grand Avenue Shops. Garage, laundry facilities and storage space included. Upper unit $1545/mth + utilities. Available June 1. Non-smoking.

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. $2500/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.

House for Rent
1491 Hague, $2,300 per month. Clean large 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom house. Hardwood floors, built in buffet, new appliances, privacy fence in back yard, screened in porch and 3-season porch, 2- car heated garage, alarm system, jacuzzi tub. Contact Steve at  downerred@gmail.com. Posted 1/14/2014.

House for Sale
1809 Englewood Avenue is a 1924 two-story stucco home with a two-story 3-car garage, custom kitchen with built-in birch nook, large front porch, oak woodwork, built-in dining room buffet, 3-bedrooms, & high high efficiency appliances. This well-cared for house has a partially finished basement and lots of extras. Included with sale are all appliances, window coverings, nearly all furnishings and garden equipment. 1,320 square feet of finished space in a great neighborhood near Newell Park, 6 blocks from the Midway YMCA and the Green Line (light rail) & four blocks to the Snelling bus line & Hamline University. Just over 2 miles to Macalester College. For sale by owner. $250,000. Contact 651-644-5709 for viewing. Many more photos available. Posted 1/14/2014.

Furnished Apartment for Rent
Expansive and fully furnished one-bedroom apartment available in Highland Park.  It is on the 9th floor of a 23-story luxury residential building along the Mississippi River (See website for additional information about the building and its amenities http://740riverdrive.com/Home.php). The apartment has wall-to-wall oversized windows with a beautiful view of the river. It has a large living room and dining room area, one bedroom with a queen size bed, one bathroom and a kitchen with dishwasher and microwave. Internet, Cable, electricity, heating, air conditioning and gas are included in the rent. The rent also includes an assigned outdoor parking space. Close to restaurants, grocery stores, parks and schools (Macalester College, University of St. Catherine and University of St. Thomas). Near bus line. Available from January 15th to August 15th of 2014. Rent is $1,450 per month. Contact Olga, 917-297-4650. Posted 11.26.2013.