Restore an Italian Ruin


It’s a dream of many people to move to Italy, and restore or renovate an Italian ruin and turn it into a great vacation home. There are hundreds of ruins available to renovate in Le Marche, Italy.

Whether you want to fully restore a ruin, tear something down and rebuild, or would prefer a house that needs certain modifications to turn it into your ideal vacation/holiday home, D&G Design are the people who can make it happen for you.

Below are a selection of current restoration projects available – and they all come with our complete service, giving you peace of mind that while you are not in Italy, work is taking place on your new home and you are being updated with progress reports.

Get in touch with us if you have something specific in mind, and we will do our best to find that project or home for you.


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Answer: Because We...

Have proved that no project too large or small - we have restored entire homes as well as individual rooms

Have over 22 years’ experience in restoring homes

An Italian speaker, David, who is from Puglia but grew up in the UK

Set realistic project timelines and stick to them

Do not ‘down tools’ in August!

Manage your entire project and keep you updated

Work weekends when we need to!

Have a large network of trusted suppliers - builders, plumbers, roofers, electricians, pool maintenance staff etc who all share our values and work ethic

Work with talented local craftspeople and designers, enabling you to put your own stamp on your new home / room / terrace etc with high quality Italian furniture and fixtures

Also assist in finding you a home to begin with!

Introduce you to the right professionals to handle your purchase or answer your questions

Know (from our own experience) of all issues that could arise in buying & restoring a property in another country, so we ensure a smooth process for our clients and handle the stress on your behalf!