Why Choose Macalester-Groveland?
Macalester-Groveland is a beautiful neighborhood of single family homes that is centrally located just 7 miles outside of both the downtowns of St. Paul and Minneapolis. The neighborhood is a big draw for families and individuals alike, with a small-town feel that’s still close to recreation and employment opportunities. It’s common to see runners and cyclists out and about year-round, traveling throughout the neighborhood and congregating on the paths of Mississippi River Blvd, on the western border of the neighborhood.
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What’s the Neighborhood Like?
The homes you would expect to find for sale in the Macalester-Groveland neighborhood are generally going to range between 1200 and 1700 square feet. Most of the homes were built prior to 1930, with one-and-a-half and two-story homes being most common. However, many homes have had updates, and it’s not uncommon to find extensive finished basements, adding to the square footage of some of these historic homes. The typical home in the neighborhood will have 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, while the larger updated homes may have 4 bedrooms and additional baths. Most of the lots are standard city lots, smaller than 1/5 acre. Sun rooms and enclosed porches are not uncommon in this neighborhood.
What’s Going On in the Macalester-Groveland area?
The Macalester-Groveland area is located west of downtown St. Paul, bordered to the north by the Summit Hill neighborhood and to the south by the Highland Park neighborhood. The western border of Macalester-Groveland is the Mississippi River, and along the river runs a popular pedestrian and cycling path, as well as several parks and lookouts.
Grand Avenue, which passes through the neighborhood, has become a thriving hub of local shops and stores, including restaurants and dining establishments. Each summer, Grand Avenue plays host to a day-long party, stretching 30 blocks into the heart of Macalester-Groveland. St. Paul’s “Grand Old Day” presents arts, entertainment, and fun for people of all ages.
The nearest major hospital is 5 miles from the neighborhood, and grocery shopping can be found within the neighborhood. Public bus service is available, with coverage on major thoroughfares ensuring that all residents live within 5 blocks of a bus stop. Additionally, there are multiple Nice Ride shared bicycle stations located along Grand Avenue.
What Schools Will the Kids Attend?
The Macalester-Groveland neighborhood is a part of the St. Paul Public School District #625. Located within Macalester-Groveland are Groveland Elementary (PreK-5), Randolph Heights Elementary (K-5), and Ramsey Mid (6-8), and many other options are available throughout the district.
Macalester College is entirely within the neighborhood, with the University of St. Thomas on the border to the northwest. Additionally, the St. Paul Seminary is located here.
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