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 six JPEG photos to

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

Other resources for finding a home in the Macalester-Groveland neighborhood:

  • Villager: every two weeks free community print newspaper lists housing for sale or rent; available at Dunn Bros. and the Campus Center.
  • Padmapper: a website that helps you locate rental housing by zip code (55105), rent amount, & size.


4BR/2Bath House for rent: 222 Vernon, St. Paul

Price: $1725 per month through May 31st, may be possible to extend

Amazing 4BR/2 Bath faculty/staff house available in mid-December. This house features 2 large bedrooms and bathroom upstairs with bonus sun porch; one large and one small BR on main floor with second bathroom, in addition to living room, formal dining room and kitchen. One garage space and additional parking in driveway. Lots of storage space. Macalester faculty/staff affiliation is preferred, but please call to discuss.

Contact: Susan 651-696-6552 or

Posted 12/3/18

3BR/2Bath House for rent: 1665 Lincoln, St. Paul

Price: $1700 per month through May 31st, may be possible to extend

Large 3BR/2 Bath faculty/staff house available. This house features 1 bedroom/1 bathroom on the main floor with open living room/dining room and large kitchen; 2 bedrooms upstairs with bathroom and bonus sitting area/office space. One garage space and parking on street. Nice private back deck and yard. Macalester faculty/staff affiliation is preferred, but please call to discuss.

Contact: Susan 651-696-6552 or

Posted 12/3/18

Apartment for rent: Furnished 1BR at Ashland and Fairview, St. Paul

Price: $1150 per month, including utilities and Century Link Internet

This charming, garden-level 1BR apartment has been recently renovated and furnished. It is ready for move-in. Located in a 14-unit quiet building, this apartment features its own entrance from the street. Common Laundry are right out your door as well as a sizable storage unit. Possible for short-term lease.

Contact: Susan 651-696-6552 or

Updated 12/3/18

1BR/1 Bath Apartment for Rent: 1664 Grand Avenue, St. Paul

Price: $925.00

Description: 1BR apartment on the 2nd floor with large LR/DR area, many original details including built-in in the DR. Recently renovated kitchen with small breakfast nook. Great location close to restaurants and shopping on Grand. European-style washer/dryer unit in the apartment. Rent includes heat, water, sewer, trash; resident pays electric, cooking gas and any cable/internet service desired.

Contact: Susan 651-696-6552 or

Updated: 12/3/18


17+ Acre Farm & Art Studios, Stockholm, WI

Price: $399,000

Classic 4 bedroom 1935 farmhouse on 17 acres, numerous out buildings. Opportunity to purchase more adjacent land. Home has 1st floor laundry, master bedroom, open kitchen, 3 season porch, 3 bedrooms up. 1655 sf art studio with 200 amp service, heated floor and wood stove. Workshop/studio storage building for toys, RVs and farm equipment. Solar shed built in 2012, 51 photovoltaic panels, 12.75 kw grid & 3 parking bays. In 2015, 1,100 sf circa 1880s building was rescued from nearby Ingalls family farm is presently a Fiber Studio.

Contact: Sandra Myklebust,, for photos or connect here.

Posted 12/3/18


Furnished house for rent January to July: 931 Portland Avenue

Price: $1500 per month

Furnished home on a quiet street, available during my 6-month Fulbright (Jan. 1 to July 10, 2019). Conveniently located just a 5-minute walk to shops and restaurants along Grand Avenue near Victoria Crossing. Mitchell-Hamline School of Law is 1 block away and we are a 5-minute walk to the 21 or 63 bus stops, an 18-minute walk to the Green Line light rail (Lexington or Victoria stops) that goes to the U of M, downtown St Paul or Minneapolis.

Our Arts and Crafts home still has original woodwork and features from 1910. First floor has a comfortable living room with piano, a dining room with original built-in cabinets and a foodie kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Second floor has three bedrooms (one queen, one double, one twin with large desk), a home office, and bathroom (bathtub/shower). The third floor has a second home office, tv room, and bathroom (shower). Washer & dryer are in the basement. Big shady backyard with patio furniture and grill; front porch also has a nice set of outdoor furniture. The house has central air conditioning, a working fireplace, two-car garage, and good neighbors.

Please note that we have two friendly indoor-only cats, Chip and Nita, so are looking for responsible renters willing to look after them (rent is reduced to reflect cat-sitting responsibilities). Owner will pay for water, trash, internet, snow shoveling, and mowing.



Contact: Juliette Rogers  651-356-9927

Posted 12/3/18


Upper duplex for Rent: 1771 Princeton, St. Paul

Price: $2100 per month

Centered in the heart of the Mac-Groveland area, this location is nothing short of awesome. Unparalleled walk-ability to so many of the features that make city living appealing such as shopping, dining, parks, entertainment and numerous coffee shops. This unit has it all – tons of natural light and loads of charm in a quiet and friendly neighborhood Recently updated with hardwood floors throughout. Spacious living and dining rooms. Large master bedroom with private full bath en suite. Two additional bedrooms and second full bath. Laundry in lower level. Ample on street parking. This is a non-smoking premise. The main level is owner occupied. Owner pays water, trash collection, yard care, and snow removal. Tenant pays electric, gas, and cable/internet.


Contact: Mary Johnson

Posted: 12/3/18

House for sale: 4BR/1.5 Bath,  2121 Como Ave, St. Paul

Price: $383,600

Description: Classic 1907 Craftsman with a plethora of it’s original charm! The woodwork has been meticulously cared for, hardwood floors and beautiful carpeting throughout. 10 foot ceilings. Home has been updated with forced heating and air, upgraded electrical(100 amps), new quartz counters, custom cabinets and more!
Great historical neighborhood (St Anthony Park)near U of M St Paul campus, and walk to parks and shops. Four Bedroom/1.5 Bath, finished attic, and  wooded lot.  Approx. 1547 SF

Contact: Mark Seeley, 612-963-3806

Updated: 12/3/18

Duplex for rent: 2BR/1 Bath,  1074 Goodrich Avenue, St. Paul

Address: 1074 Goodrich Ave, St Paul, MN  55105

Price: $1900 per month

Description: Newly rehabbed, spacious, traditional, upper duplex.  Formal living & dining room, eat in kitchen with new SS appliances, 2 bedroom with sun room off master bedroom, one bath, hardwood floors & built in hutches.  Back yard with patio, single car garage with garage door opener, storage, laundry in basement.  Rent + heat, electric and cable. No pets. Non smoker. Shown by appointment. References required.

Contact Name: Marian Biehn  651-645-2234

Updated 12/3/18


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.