St. Paul MN Historic Real Estate & Homes

st-paul-historic-homesSearch all Historic homes for sale & real estate in St. Paul, MN below.  Three things brought about the birth of the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota: its proximity to Fort Snelling, its location along the Mississippi River and whiskey. We suppose the latter needs a bit of an explanation.

When Fort Snelling was established in 1819, the whiskey trade was just beginning to take off. Fort Snelling officers booted the distillers off federal land. One bootlegger, a French-Canadian nicknamed “Pig’s Eye,” took up his trade 5 miles downstream from the fort to the area that we now know as St. Paul.

From Pig Eye’s decision to settle along that sandy shore of the Mississippi to the formation of the Minnesota Territory in the mid-1800s, St. Paul’s history is reflected in the many vintage properties still standing throughout the city. Get exclusive information about Historic properties below, or to schedule a home showing today - contact your St. Paul real estate specialists now!

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638 Summit Avenue

$1,300,000

Spectacular Queen Anne home on Summit Ave boasts exquisite features from the spacious marble foyer, grand entry staircase, elegant FP & built-in seating, one of a kind doub...

Saint Paul, MN
5 Bed, 7 Bath, 8320 Sqft, 0.46 Acres
Residential
Keller Williams Premier Realty

MLS® #6080353

1233 Arkwright Street

$189,900

Turn of the century home full of character features wrap around front porch plus rear entry porch with a wood deck. Eat in kitchen , spacious dining room with built in buff...

Saint Paul, MN
4 Bed, 2 Bath, 1100 Sqft, 0.11 Acres
Residential
Delisle Company, Inc.

MLS® #6086641

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289 5th Street E 413

$189,900

Welcome to Market House living in coveted Lower Town! This amazing brick building has exposed brick, timber beams and striking architectural detail. Recently updated floori...

Saint Paul, MN
1 Bed, 1 Bath, 809 Sqft
Residential
Re/max Results

MLS® #6083564

1971 Juliet Avenue

$479,900

Welcome home. Move in ready 1 1/2 story cottage. Walking distance to colleges and schools, shopping and parks. All the classic touches blended with modern updates. Kitche...

Saint Paul, MN
3 Bed, 3 Bath, 2120 Sqft, 0.11 Acres
Residential
Re/max Advantage Plus

MLS® #6075853

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500 Robert Street N 518

$208,000

The perfect condo to call home, or an investment property. Located in the heart of St Paul, walkable to restaurants, breweries, grocery stores etc. This condo features st...

Saint Paul, MN
1 Bath, 1025 Sqft, 0.02 Acres
Residential
Keller Williams Classic Rlty Nw

MLS® #5758810

485 Portland Avenue

$799,900

This converted mansion has 2 sides - and this side is the upper unit with the Grand entry and comes loaded with many updates and renovations throughout including - 4 privat...

Saint Paul, MN
5 Bed, 5 Bath, 3432 Sqft, 0.08 Acres
Residential
Offsite Realty Inc

MLS® #5223170

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Looking to sell or buy a historic home in St. Paul? Call The Kris Lindahl Team of Kris Lindahl Real Estate, your neighborhood St. Paul real estate team at (651) 968-2776. We are expert historic home REALTORS® and we know the St. Paul, MN housing market.

Purchasing a St. Paul Historic Home

Some folks can’t resist the lure of St. Paul historic homes while others are brought to theirs by fate. Whichever type of homebuyer you are, it’s important to understand that purchasing a vintage home is not the same as purchasing the modern home.

Old homes, by their very nature, contain dated components. Unless a home has been substantially renovated it may have structural problems, bad wiring and a host of other problems, large and small. A professional home inspection is critical in this type of a home purchase and may require additional inspections by a structural engineer, an electrician, a plumber and others.

Whether you long for a circa 1910 classic in the Summit-University neighborhood or your thoughts turn to a 1889 Queen Anne in Dayton’s Bluff, if it’s listed for sale, you’ll find all St. Paul historic homes for sale here on SaintPaulRealEstate.com. Not finding what you're looking for? contact us online and we'll start looking for that hidden gem.

Then there are local ordinances regarding historic homes. There may be strict guidelines that you’ll need to follow which may make rehabbing the home quite expensive.

If all of this doesn’t dampen your lust for a St. Paul historic home, you’ve come to the right place.

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Listing information last updated on January 19th, 2022 at 2:22pm CST.