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Stunning stained glass in this former church! Circa 1903 in Pennsylvania. $295,000

June 30, 2024

This former church has some stunning stained glass windows! This was the First Presbyterian Church of Burnham, Pennsylvania. The church was built in 1903. It was decommissioned in the 1990’s. The private residence is located on .41 acre in Burnham, Pennsylvania. The home features beautiful stained glass windows, hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, full basement and a bell tower with a functioning 2,000 pound bell. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and 3,440 square feet. $295,000

Contact Don Goldberg with Kissinger, Bigatel and Brower: 814-238-6771

From the Zillow listing:


ONE-OF-A-KIND! The most unique property in Central Pennsylvania. 30 miles from Downtown State College and Penn State University. You will have a sense of awe by walking into this huge open sanctuary, filled with stained-glass light and soaring ceilings. This location was built as the First Presbyterian Church of Burnham, PA in 1903. It was decommissioned and deconsecrated in the 1990s and was converted into a private residence in 2021. The structure is filled with all its original charm including, 121-year-old, hardwood floors, stunning stained-glass windows, chandeliers, a stone basement and a bell tower with a functional 2000-pound bell. It has all modern amenities including new electric, plumbing and HVAC with central air. A choir loft w/ bedroom, kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms and a covered deck for entertaining have all been added in the complete renovation. Most interesting is the floor to ceiling slate fireplace built on the altar out of the original roof tiles. A pool table, pews, pipe organ, altar chairs, pulpit and confessional are all included in the sale. The house has been used as a family home, an Airbnb, a celebration hall, and a Penn State football/graduation location. It also offers a parking lot, a 20ft. x 12 ft. shed and a stunning view of the town of Burnham and the valley.


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