Sudden Valley Community
Bellingham, Whatcom Co. WA
Miles Yanick & Company
Architects     Land Planning     Interiors     Landscape Design
Sudden Valley is an 1,800 acre recreation oriented community with numerous condominiums, commercial and
business areas, 18-hole championship golf course, swimming pools, bathing beaches, marina facility,
equestrian complex and an extensive network of hiking and equestrian trails.  The Community Recreation
Center involved the remodel and expansion of an existing ranch house into a community center containing
saunas, lockers, kitchen, small dining area and office.  The Recreation Center Complex entailed
rehabilitation and remodel of one 13,000 sq ft barn and two 16,000 sq ft barns into a gymnasium, exercise
and locker rooms, office, teen recreation center, community meeting rooms, community theater, dance area,
library storage and mechanical equipment area.  The Community Commercial Business Center contains
101,900 sq ft for occupancy by a super market, hardware and building supplier, bank, restaurant, tavern, real
estate and professional offices, general commercial shops and 96 apartment units.  The entire complex
surrounds a small man-made lake.  The Community Maintenance Facility serves the entire community
incorporating a road maintenance equipment storage yard, repair shop, golf course equipment, central office,
lunchroom, lockers and conference room.
Community Club: a 3,000 sq ft community
center containing a meeting room,
multipurpose room, kitchen and offices.
The Golf Clubhouse is complete with a locker room and
lounge facilities for men and women, a 50-seat coffee
shop, 100-seat dining room, kitchen, cocktail lounge
and offices.  The clubhouse was awarded the
Exhibition
Award
presented by the Seattle Chapter of American
Institute of Architects for the design.
Olympic pool with wading and diving areas and bath
house.