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Private room19 Cottage Ave
94 sqft.
25 bedrooms
From Jun 13

About the cityRichmond, a dynamic city with a blend of history and culture

From sports and outdoor areas to historic and modern architecture, Richmond truly has something for everyone. The city boasts a vibrant arts and culture scene, with numerous museums, galleries, theaters, and cultural festivals, as well as a thriving culinary scene, with a variety of restaurants offering diverse cuisines, from Southern comfort food to international flavors.

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Why book with Habyt?

With a mission to provide accessible housing everywhere for everyone, Habyt has revolutionized the co-living and housing rental model. We provide a seamless experience, offering fully furnished, private rooms or apartments in over 25 cities across Europe, North America, and Asia, with all costs included in the rent to avoid any surprises.

Why rent a room in Richmond?

Richmond is a city with a rich history, cultural attractions, and outdoor recreation. With its historic charm, thriving arts scene, and access to the James River, Richmond offers a high quality of life and plenty of opportunities for adventure.

Where to start?

Get familiar with the neighborhoods, cost of living and amenities in Richmond. Once you’re all settled in, start by taking a stroll down Monument Avenue, dive into the city's artistic side by visiting the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and explore the James River Park System, where you can enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, biking, and kayaking along the river.

Where should I live in Richmond?

Our homes are located in Point Richmond, a charming waterfront neighborhood in Richmond. Whether you're attracted to its scenic location, historic charm, or artistic energy, Point Richmond provides a unique living environment in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Rooms for rent available in Richmond

With Habyt, renting a room in Richmond is easy, flexible, and convenient! Our private bedrooms are fully furnished from day one, making your move to your new home as smooth as possible.


Yes! Once you apply and have a chat with our team, you will be able to book a virtual or in-person tour of the apartment.

How are your rooms and flats furnished?

All you need to do is pack your clothes and move into your new Habyt home! Your apartment is fully furnished from day 1, so you don’t have to worry about anything.Your apartment comes fully furnished with a full or queen sized bed-frame, mattress, nightstand, closet, and hangers. Some suites also offer en-suite bathrooms. Outside your private bedroom, you will find a fully-furnished living and kitchen area, with appliances, cutlery, and household essentials including toilet paper, dish washing soap, sponges, and laundry detergent. Some buildings offer a shared laundry room and others a washing machine inside the flat.

All you need is Habyt! Your monthly rent payment includes a fully furnished flat, utilities and WiFi, household necessities, and free weekly cleanings of shared spaces. You will also enjoy a handful of amazing amenities, community events, exclusive discounts, access to your digital Habyt Accounts (Habyt app and Habyt Member portal), our support team, and many more!

While we love animals, we only allow pets at our private studios and 1- and 2-bedroom apartments. In our coliving apartments, pets may be allowed as an accommodation for tenants with a qualified disability.

Richmond is generally considered to be a more affordable area, however, like much of the San Francisco Bay Area, the cost of living in Richmond can still be relatively high compared to national averages.
The BART, San Francisco’s rapid transit rail system, connects to Richmond via the O and R lines. An extensive bus network also services the neighborhood, with a stop just three minutes walking from Common Cottage. Plus, you can hop on the ferry at the Richmond Terminal to sail to San Francisco in just half an hour. Richmond is also bike-friendly, with many urban cycle lanes and over 36 miles of trails and greenways.
In Richmond, the minimum wage is $17.20 per hour.
Learn about the area’s history at one of many landmarks, such as The Point Richmond History Museum and the Hotel Mac. Get a few laps in at the Municipal Natatorium, affectionately called The Plunge, a historic swimming center with high ceilings and wall murals. Enjoy sunny afternoons at the Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline, a beautiful waterfront park with beaches, picnic areas, and walking trails, plus great views of the skyline across the bay. Catch a community production at the Masquers Playhouse, or a free outdoor summer concert in historic downtown. Plan a suite outing at nearby Riggers Loft Wine Company, a gorgeous wine and cider locale featuring live music and stunning waterfront views. When you’re ready for a bite to eat, enjoy happy hour at a cozy bar downtown, or sample one of many incredible Mexican or Thai restaurants in the area.
As a student moving to Richmond, there are a few documents you may need, including proof of identity, proof of enrollment, and proof of income or financial support. If applicable, you may also need to provide an employment contract and visa or residence permit.
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