An enormous fireplace warms the foyerÑand guests’ heartsÑat this 11th-century Sussex-style manor house on nine hectares. Unwind with a cocktail in its dark-beamed ambiance or head straight for the dining room, where chef Marcel Kauer oversees a menu of land- and sea-based fare, often from the surrounding farms and fishers. The wine list balances New and Old Worlds, with many B.C. picks. Summer Sunday brunch on the patio overlooking Ganges Harbour is a hit with boaters and locals alike.