The Sea Ranch Chapel
Open daily to the public, 365 days a year from sunrise to sunset.
40033 Highway 1
The Sea Ranch CA, 95497
Email: [email protected]
Open daily to the public, 365 days a year from sunrise to sunset. The grounds surrounding the chapel as well as the structure itself were the gifts of Sea Ranch residents, Robert and Betty Buffum. Upon completion in December of 1985, the chapel was dedicated in memory of Kirk Ditzler, a navy aviator, zoologist, and artist. The Sea Ranch Chapel Foundation was implemented for the continued maintenance and care of the chapel and grounds. Pat and Lyle Ditzler, long time Sea Ranch residents and dear friends of the Buffums were intimately involved in the joyous design of the chapel.
James Hubbell, artist and architectural designer is the creative genius who combined local natural materials with gifted local contractors, craftsmen and artisans. The chapel is protected by a carefully designed native habitat that is the product of several talented landscape planners. It is maintained by guardian volunteers of the chapel.
Romantic in a way!
Odd little place with super cool architecture. It is meant to be a place where all people can come and yet it is super tiny lol. We enjoyed our brief time here and it felt it was romantic in a way
Amazing short stop for this masterpiece.
Amazing architectural design. It is nothing pink to religious. It a spiritual chapel. I find myself enjoying the design a lot.
Peaceful & Serene Chapel
I have such a love for this chapel and anytime we're doing a stay at Sea Ranch, we start our mornings off here. It is so peaceful, quiet and serene. It's definitely a unique structure with many...