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 sale or Rent - 2079 St. Clair Ave, St. Paul  55105

This Craftsman style home is immaculate, comfortable, and has been lovingly maintained and updated over the years. The large four season porch opens into the living room and dining room with gorgeous wood trim, windows, and built-in buffet. The kitchen is complete with quartz counter-top, island with wine rack, oak cabinets, and stainless steel appliances. There is a sun room connected to the kitchen and also serves as a breakfast nook.  The house has beautiful gardens, 2 apple trees, and a lovely patio out back along with a detached 2 car garage. Tucked away in a lovely quiet part of the neighborhood, you are in walking distance to Snuffy's Malt Shop, Groveland Tap, Scusi Italian Eatery/Wine Bar, Coffee Bene, Regina's Fine Candies and Chocolates, Willie's American Guitars, and Grandview Theatre. One of the best walks or bike rides is just a few blocks to the Mississippi River Blvd/Parkway. Tenant is responsible for all utilities lawn care and snow removal. Deposit, insurance, and credit/background checks required. No smoking and no pets.

Contact Name: Cindy Silkett
$2,250 per month
Contact Info:

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posted March 23, 2017

House for rent - 964 Portland Avenue 

Wonderful, historic fully furnished 5 bedroom/2.5 bath home for rent from August 2017 to July 2018.  

Same family has occupied and loved this home for over 100 years. Located on huge lot w/exquisite woodwork, 2 gas fireplaces, large rooms, newer roof and furnaces. 3rd floor is fantastic space-countless possibilities. Inviting wrap-around 3-season back porch. Upright piano and antique square grand piano. Built in 1908, this home is 3,176 sf and has a detached 240 sf garage.

Walking distance to shops and restaurants.

$2800 per month, no smoking, pets ok
Contact: Mark Mandarano,

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posted 3/19/17   

Apartment for Rent - 1798 Ashland - $825 per month

Upper floor 1 Bedroom corner apartment for rent in charming 1930s building with new windows, new roof, updated bathroom.  Includes heat, water, sewer, trash. Coin laundry and large storage unit in garden level. 

Contact: High Winds office 651-696-6552

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Posted 3/19/17

House for Sale - 1835 St. Clair - Price Reduced

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!
$310,000 purchase price

Contact: Michelle Chalifoux, 651-485-2899,

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Updated 1/5/2017

House for Sale - 2116 Lincoln - Price Reduced!

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: $695,000. Contact: Natasha Cejudo,

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Updated 1/5/2017

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.