Nestled on a wooded bluff along the Pacific Coast in California, two classic Sea Ranch structures are connected by a catwalk.
About two-and-a-half hours north of San Francisco on a 10-mile stretch of California’s famous Highway One lies the
Turnbull was a key figure in the establishment of the aesthetic known today as the Sea Ranch architectural style. His designs helped to set the moody tone for which the area’s homes are known—generally, structures with sloping roofs, wood cladding, and finishes that adhere to strict guidelines for minimizing impact on nature. Overlooking rocky cliffs and the Pacific Ocean, each of the homes are nestled among rolling hills and timber forests.
The Binker Barns were designed to resemble their namesake in a classic post-and-beam style with exposed framing and meticulous joinery. Known as the Abel House, this 1968 Blinker Barn is the only home in Sea Ranch that’s listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The 2,500-square-foot home has been meticulously maintained, with some recent modernizations in the kitchen and bathrooms. Scroll ahead to take a look at the masterfully crafted redwood interior.
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