by Alexander Burton inProperties

A new look for Dinyan

Creekside marvel...
Perhaps one of the most striking and unique holiday homes in Cornwall, Dinyan (formerly Enigma) is under new ownership and has undergone an extensive round of renovations. We're so thrilled to unveil a beautiful new interior, and tell you what you can expect when you stay in this brilliant property.

A masterpiece of architectural design, Dinyan was crafted by a renowned RIBA architect to sit perfectly within its surroundings at the edge of Port Navas creek. Rising above the creek and tucked within the trees, this holiday home formerly known as Enigma has a captivating exterior that has long held the imagination of sailors and passers-by on the Helford.

After a round of extensive and no-expense-spared renovations by its new owners, Dinyan has more than just a new name. A completely overhauled interior has injected this property with light. Three balconies allow vantage points to watch as wildlife, boats, and the movements of the day slowly pass you by, and views of the creek extend from each of the principal rooms.

Of particular note within the property are reclaimed ships lights, which bring a warm glow to the property once the sun has given way to the stars for the evening. Statement brass lights within the living area sailed the globe aboard a ship before finding an anchorage at Dinyan, and the lights above the dining table sat upon a Russian trawler in a previous life. These details now offer an important nod within the building to the industrious past of Port Navas, a quiet creekside hamlet with an interesting history as a bustling port.

Externally, the properties green credentials have been bolstered, an electric car charging port has been installed, along with a TESLA powerwall to store energy from solar panels. Heating is provided by an innovative air-source heat pump, so you can relax in the comfort of knowing that your stay in this luxury holiday home has as little impact on the planet as possible.

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