Gitanjali began life as the guesthouse for a significant country estate. The main house was demolished long ago, but Dinyar updated and elaborated this smaller structure, respecting its half-timbered style that was unmistakably inspired by the 19th-century Surrey school of English architecture. Around the house he created an informal woodland garden—establishing a setting entirely appropriate to the style of the house and its surrounding natural landscape.
Explaining what drew him and his wife to the property, Dinyar the romantic offers, "It had been vacant for some time before we purchased it, and two previous sales had fallen through before then, so we felt it had our name on it. We are truly blessed to live in a place of such peaceful tranquility."