Cornish Brewery Apartments


W. Clay Street




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Building Description:

The Cornish Home Brewery opened in 1885, and quenched thirsts in Richmond and beyond for many years. It was redeveloped into 37 apartments in 2008, and is a landmark building on the corner of Clay and Harrison Streets, about a block from VCU’s Siegel Center. The property’s historic features include old grain storage equipment, arched brick ceilings, and the original rail spur and loading dock used for deliveries—preserved among beautiful living spaces. Part of University Property since July 2020. All apartments include free high speed internet and are wired for DIRECTV. Customers pay for their electricity usage and $35 a month for water. On-premises resident parking subject to permit availability.Pets are permitted on first floor apartments only, subject to management approval, breed limitations, and additional fees.

Apartment Description:

Every apartment in Cornish Brewery is unique. You enter this one bedroom/one bathroom apartment to historic accents that embody the rich history of the Brewery, including exposed brick walls, original concrete floors, and a central skylight. This apartment maintains a loft-like feel with its high ceilings and open floor plan. Ground floor access from the courtyard.

The building is also outfitted with modern amenities including PIN access (both for building and unit), a newly installed package delivery system, and high speed internet.

Stainless, Frigidaire appliances in modern kitchen. Granite countertops.

Upon entering the apartment from the courtyard, you will be in the large living area and open plan kitchen. Exposed brick walls. Very high ceilings.

The bedroom has a large closet and adjacent bathroom. The laundry is also conveniently located in the bedroom. Open ceilings for a warehouse-loft feel.

Mountain Lake
Beach Huts
Ferris Wheel
Palm Trees
City Cycle

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This lease will be up for renewal 90 days before the"available to rent on" date listed above. At that time, we will know if this apartment is available. However, you may inquire about this apartment or other apartments by emailing us at any time.


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Cornish Brewery Apartments