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Sold – c.1911 Former Church and Schoolhouse For Sale in Bolivar, PA Under $54K

1017 7th St, Bolivar, PA, 15923            $53,500 Sold for $46,000

Schoolhouse For Sale in Bolivar, PA Under $54K


Built in 1911, this former church and schoolhouse in located in the small town of Bolivar, Pennsylvania (pop.465). During the “Golden Era of Bolivar,” five brickyards existed. The Great Depression saw a sharp decline in the community, however, when six brickyards, two coal companies, lumber yard, flour and grist mills and many more businesses closed. It is likely that our featured building was constructed with locally-made bricks.


Opportunity awaits you to make this unique building your own! This former schoolhouse and church could be easily converted to a large single-family home, a multi-unit home, a retreat, a hunting camp–you name it. Located on a stream and bordering state game lands, both the building and location are a must-see. The building features two huge rooms on the main floor, recently used as a church and kitchen/dining room, plus two half baths and office space.
Upstairs, you’ll find two oversized rooms with ample closet space that could be used as is or divided into smaller rooms, plus high ceilings and large windows for plenty of natural light. The building also features a newer oil furnace and central air on the first floor, newer roof, newer water heater, and upgraded 200-amp electric service. Walk to the game lands behind the property, or enjoy fishing in Tubmill Creek nearby. Situated 20 minutes from the Ligonier diamond, minutes from Route 22, and just 50 miles to Pittsburgh and Altoona.

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