My partner and I recently spent a winter weekend at the Quarrystone and it was the tranquil mid-winter escape from the city that we were hoping for.
The guestrooms are located in a building separate from the main house which afforded a real sense of privacy. Our room was large and clean, the king sized bed was firm and comfortable, and the Jacuzzi tub and gas fireplace made it very cozy on a wet winter weekend. The large fenced yard provided a safe place for our dog to run and play and he got along great with the 2 resident dogs, as well as the cat and family of goats which live on the property.
Kelly, the owner, was a great source of information on places to hike and which artist studios to visit . The location is only 5 minutes from the Visuvious Ferry and only a 15 minute drive to the main town of Ganges for shopping and restaurants. Speaking of food, the breakfasts Kelly provided were delicious and included fresh baked pastries and muffins, followed by eggs benny the first morning, and a spinach omelette the second. Everything was fresh and featured mainly locally sourced ingredients. For a great dinner I also highly recommend the Oystercatcher in Ganges.
If you're looking for a quiet weekend get-away from the city, this is a great option and we would definitely recommend Quarrystone and plan to come back ourselves.