Real Estate Auction

174 State Street, Sandy Ridge, PA 16677

Former Faith United Methodist Church

Rush Township, Centre County, PA

Auction to be held on location

Saturday, July 16, 2022 at 2 PM

Sanctuary and Sunday School

• 2,700 Sq. Ft. Living Area

• Public Sewer and Water

• Excellent Condition

• 2 Parcels (sold together)

• 50' x 67' Vacant Parcel

• 75' x 90' Corner Parcel

• Paved Parking Lot

Surrounded by:

SGL #60 (8,758 Acres)

SGL #33 (17,583 Acres)

Black Moshannon State Park (3,480 Acres)

Moshannon State Forest (190,031 Acres)

2% Realtor Participation Involved

Auction to be held on location

Saturday, July 16, 2022 at 2 PM

174 State Street, Sandy Ridge, Pennsylvania 16677

Terms: To be sold at $40,000 or more and with owner immediate confirmation if less. Cashier's or certified check written to Roan Real Estate or cash in the amount of $8,000 required at time of auction as down payment. 10% Buyer's Premium Charged to be paid by purchaser as part of purchase price. Settlement made 30 days from sale date upon delivery of clear deed.

Property Documents

Real Estate Information:

Owner: St. Paul’s United Methodist Church

Address: 174 State Street, Sandy Ridge, PA 16677

County: Centre

Municipality: Rush Township

Zoning: R-2, Medium Density Residential

School District: Philipsburg Osceola


Parcel #: 05-028B, 045-,000

Deed Book #: R02286-0276A 277 5 Pages

Taxes: Currently Exempt


Parcel #: 05-028B, 046-,0000

Deed Book #: R 02286-0275A 276 4 Pages

Approximate Age: Sanctuary- 1934 Sunday School- 1960

Approximate Parcel Size: 75’ x 90’

Taxes: Currently Exempt

Approximate Living Area: 2,700 Square Feet

Property Description:

First Floor:

Enter the Narthax from two exterior accesses, carpet, 2 hanging lights, coat racks, overhead access to Belfry, Knotty Pine Shiplap walls, sconce lighting, bulletin board, open to sanctuary with carpet, 4 hanging lights, ceiling fan, 9 Pink slag glass windows, access to basement and the Sunday School hallway with carpet, another Pink slag glass window, front exterior access, ½ and ¼ baths, furnace room, overhead attic access and another exterior access and six large classrooms with chalkboards, fluorescent lighting, large windows and carpet.

Attic: Above Sunday School is a crawlspace with duct work

Crawlspace: Below the Sunday School is a crawl space with exterior access

Basement: Under church, access from church stairs, window and storage on stairs, 2 rooms with tile floor, Knotty Pine ceiling and walls, accordion doors, 4 windows, fluorescent lighting, exterior door, furnace room with cabinets and a sump pump pit.


Electric: 100 Amp fuse

Heat: Church- Williamson oil forced hot air unit with a 500 gallon underground storage tank

Sunday School- Ultra 80 oil fired forced hot air unit utilizing the same underground oil storage tank

Water: Public- Pennsylvania American Water- metered- Approximately $35 monthly

Sewer: Public- ORD sewer system- $48 monthly


Architectural asphalt shingle roof with ridge vent, concrete ramp to church, concrete front porch with roof on Sunday School, Asbestos siding, pole light, large area of asphalt for parking, exterior water and electric sources, Brick sign and large metal roof over concrete stairs

Property is graced by Rhododendron, Shrubs, Variegated Euonymus, Trumpet vine and Spruce trees.

At settlement buyer assumes remaining contents

Deed restriction will state no religious use.

Language can be viewed online.

Aerial map, photo’s, aerial and interior videos, brochure and deed restriction can be viewed at

Property Photos

Aerial Video