The Sea Ranch Chapel

Open daily to the public, 365 days a year from sunrise to sunset.

  • The Sea Ranch Chapel by Craig Tooley Photo
  • The interior of The Sea Ranch Chapel by Craig Tooley Photo 2
  • The Sea Ranch Chapel by Craig Tooley Photo 3
  • The Sea Ranch Chapel by Craig Tooley Photo
  • The interior of The Sea Ranch Chapel by Craig Tooley Photo 2
  • The Sea Ranch Chapel by Craig Tooley Photo 3

Location

40033 Highway 1
The Sea Ranch CA, 95497

Contact

Local: 707-785-2444

Email: [email protected]

  • Description
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  • 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.

    • 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.

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    • 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...

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    • A place to reflect

      This is a wonderful gem to come across when visiting Sea Ranch. It is not sign posted so you might miss it… just past the Fire Station on the way into Gualala.

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