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Designer’s award-winning tropical Port Douglas home with floating counter hits the market


26 The Sands Estate, Barrier Street in Port Douglas won two major awards for its unique kitchen. The house is now on the market.


Those looking to make a tree-change and also enjoy a luxury lifestyle will be enamoured by the award-winning home of Queensland designer and builder Lee-ann Pitcher, which has hit the market for $2.3 million.

The home at 26 The Sands Estate, Barrier Street, Port Douglas has an innovative kitchen design that won the Master Builders award and a HIA Queensland award for best kitchen in 2012.

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The award-winning home of Lee-Ann Pitcher.


It features a semi-precious Onyx light box from which extands a 3m stone island bench, giving the impression that the counter is floating in mid-air.

The kitchen also has bespoke full-height cabinetry, two built-in fridge/freezers, a Siemens induction cooktop, pyrolytic self-cleaning oven, steam oven, coffee machine and range hood, finished off with Italian Gessi taps and Franke German sinks.

The luxury home has its own pond.


The luxury doesn’t stop in the kitchen, but rather extends throughout the house and includes 3m-high ceilings, an 8m-high dining room turret, bespoke joinery, porcelain tiles, a split face marble feature wall.

New Guinea Rosewood frames and recessed bespoke insect screens feature throughout the entire home.

Queensland designer and builder Lee-ann Pitcher has put the house on the market for $2.3 million.


The three bedrooms include Italian fossilised marble in the ensuites. The master suite has a walk-in robe and bathroom with twin vanity, stand-alone bath and access to a private outdoor area with a round bath set in spa-like surrounds.

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The master ensuite leads out to a private area with a 3m circular bath in tropical surrounds.


26 The Sands Estate, Barrier Street, Port Douglas


Designed and styled from top to bottom by Pitcher, she says she has “loved, loved, loved living in the house for the past five years; it’s just a beautiful place to be.”

Ms Pitcher says she has loved living for the past five yeat in the house she designed and built.


An indoor-outdoor lifestyle is essence of this home, and no matter where you are in the house there is a window or door that opens onto or overlooks some part of the outdoors, which includes a lily pond, entertaining area, 7m swimming pool and low maintenance gardens with

a natural creek.

The house is full of luxuries.


Described as one of the most stunning homes in Port Douglas, it’s rare a home of this quality comes on the market in the region. The house is for sale through Barbara Wolveridge of Queensland Sotheby’s Port Douglas.



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