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Darling Mac-Groveland Cottage!

1781 Saint Clair Avenue, Saint Paul MN 55105


Welcome to 1781 Saint Clair Avenue! Surrounded by lovely gardens boasting native plantings, perennials, lilacs, edibles and raspberries, plus mature oaks, and with amazing walkability to some of St. Paul’s favorite spots like Groveland Tap, Snuffy’s Malt Shop, the soda counter at St. Paul Corner Drug, and Grand Avenue, this darling cottage provides a wonderful opportunity to live and play in this highly sought after Mac-Groveland neighborhood!

A large front porch provides the perfect spot to enjoy your morning coffee or relax after a long day. Inside, a large living room flows into a beautiful formal dining room. Just the right amount of space plus oodles of old world charm including hardwood floors, built-in buffet, plate rail in formal dining room, natural woodwork & more, it is so easy to imagine yourself here!

The kitchen lies at the rear of the house…spacious in size, this sweet kitchen is perfect for any chef! Two sun-filled main floor bedrooms plus a recently updated full bathroom complete the main level.

Take a peek at the charming storage shed in the backyard. Completely finished inside and with electrical service already ran to it, this is the perfect bonus space for all your ideas: man cave, craft room, art studio, playhouse – bring your ideas!

Recent updates include new roof, refinished flooring, privacy fence, updated all plumbing pipes to copper, foundation support and moisture barrier installed, updated electrical box, exterior freshly painted and more…just move in and you’re home!

Utility Information

Company: City of St. Paul
Approximate Cost: $11/month

Company: City of St. Paul
Approximate Cost: $35/monthly average

Company: Xcel Energy
Approximate Cost: $104/monthly average (range is $65-$165)

Company: Various
Approximate Cost: $60/month

Recent Home Improvements

    • Replaced all water pipes with copper: 2007

      Foundation support and moisture barrier: 2011

      Added extraArt/shop/playspace: 2012

      Front porch door support/reframe: 2014

      Reroofed house/garage to base layer: 2015

      Refinished living/dining/bathroom floors: 2016

      New refrigerator: 2017

      Bathroom update-surround, floor, sink: 2016-2019

      Installed privacy fence: 2017

      Garage door torsion spring replacement: 2018

      Regrade pathway planned: 2019

      Exterior paint planned: 2019

      Update electrical box from fuse to breaker panel: 2019

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    908 Sq Ft
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  • Address: 1781 Saint Clair Avenue
  • City: St Paul
  • State/county: Ramsey County, MN
  • Zip/Postal Code: 55105
  • Neighborhood: Mac-Groveland
  • Country: United States