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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. All apartments include free high speed internet and are wired for DIRECTV. Residents pay for their electric through Dominion Energy and $40 a month/per resident for water. Limited, off-street, resident parking is also available for $75/month per permit. Pets are permitted, subject to management approval, breed limitations, and additional fees.

Apartment Description:

Every apartment in Cornish Brewery is unique. A generously sized two bedroom/two bathroom apartment featuring historic tones from exposed brick, a large natural skylight, and an antique steel door. You enter the apartment to a step down. The first bedroom to your left boasts its own ensuite bathroom, large closet, and lofted storage space. Centering the apartment is the updated kitchen and living room. The second bedroom is large with paned windows, large closet, and adjacent bathroom. Washer and dryer near kitchen.

Other modern amenities include PIN lock systems for both building and personal unit, a newly installed package delivery system, and high speed internet.

Stainless, Frigidaire appliances in modern kitchen. Granite countertops. Laundry in cupboard off Kitchen.

A large living area adjacent to the kitchen. Exposed brick walls and high ceilings. Large skylight

Bedroom 1 has a built in closet and ensuite bathroom. There is a ladder to loft area that could be used for storage or studying.

Bedroom 2 is large windowed room with closet. 2nd bathroom located adjacent to room.

Mountain Lake
Beach Huts
Ferris Wheel
Palm Trees
City Cycle

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This lease will be up for renewal 120 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.


While we endeavor for photos and plans to be as accurate as possible, all plans and photos are provided to indicate approximate apartment layout and flow only, and are provided  for reference. 

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Cornish Brewery Apartments


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