About Living Style Co

Living Style Co is an award-winning high-end luxury pool and landscaping company. Our team of experts collaborate with clients from start to finish to deliver outdoor spaces that are not only visually stunning, but also functional and tailored to their needs.

What sets us apart is our passion for what we do. Our attention to detail ensures that each project we take on results in a luxurious, high-end outcome that exceeds expectations. From the first consultation to the final construction, we work closely with our clients to understand their vision and create a design that transforms their outdoor space into a stunning retreat.

We love creating visually impressive and functional pools and landscapes that are perfectly suited to the unique Australian climate. Our reputation for excellence is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team. If you’re looking for a company that can make your outdoor dreams a reality, we’d be honored to help you bring them to life!

landscaping and Pool construction experts

Company Profile

Living Style Co has forged strong relationships and networks with local builders, architects, pool construction companies and other like-minded local businesses, evolving into a team committed to the pursuit of excellence in landscaping.

Owner and Director, Leigh Barrett has been delivering inspired outdoor spaces and working in the pool and landscaping industry for over 25 years.

He founded Living Style Co over 14 years ago and has rapidly established an outstanding reputation in high-end residential and commercial markets.

Since that time, Living Style Co’s vision to reconnect people with their outdoor environment has remained at the heart and soul of this dynamic, vibrant and professional company.

 

Our Story

OUR CURRENT WORKING HIGHLIGHTS

Meet Our Team

Passionate, experienced and hands-on!

Leigh Barrett
Owner - Director Landscapes
Melissa & Leigh Barrett
Owners - Living Style Co
Jono Munro
Landscape - Construction Manager
Cameron McCausland
Pool - Construction Manager
Chris Fenaughty
Landscape Architect
Emma & Melissa
Office Staff
Landscape Team
Craig Borg
Pool & Landscape - Equipment Manager
Pool Team

Testimonials

Leigh Barrett

Owner - Director

Leigh has been working in the landscaping industry for over 29 years, with 20 years running his own business on the Sunshine Coast, first as a partner in Palmwoods Landscaping and then as founder of Living Style Landscapes in 2009.

Leigh has taken Living Style Co. from its humble beginnings to one of the most award-winning residential landscape companies in Queensland.

Proud to be part of some landmark projects on the Sunshine Coast, from multi-million dollar homes in Noosa, Sunshine Beach and Mooloolaba to the stunning Mary Cairncross Discovery Centre at Maleny.

A highly motivated and respected landscaper, Leigh’s passion not only for his projects but the industry led him to be elected as President of Landscape QLD after becoming a board member for 5 years.

  • President of Landscape QLD for 3 years
  • Board member of Landscape Qld  for 8 years
  • Licensed Builder – restricted to structural landscape
  • Licensed Pool Builder – QBCC Lic.1033317
  • Cert IV in Building
  • Cert III in Landscape Construction

jono munro

Landscapes - Construction Manager

Since joining Living Style Co 9 years ago, Jono has worked his way up to Construction Manager, overseeing multiple teams in the field. Having worked in landscape construction for over 20 years, 8 of those in the commercial sector, he now specializes in high end residential. His passion is timber, stone, lighting, and bringing it all together with finishing touches.

In his spare time, Jono enjoys camping and fishing and is an essential member of the Living Style team.

 

  • Cert IV in landscape construction
  • Cert V in Civil Construction
  • Excavation & skid steer tickets
  • Working at Heights

 

Cameron Mccausland

Pool - Construction Manager

Cameron commenced his career in the concrete pool construction industry in 1998 and began working for Living Style Co. after relocating to the Sunshine Coast in 2017.

He is highly experienced, with a passion for building high end complex pools and is excited by pool finishes – especially fully tiled pools and natural stone products. Cameron is always on the lookout for new innovations in the industry such as in-floor cleaning systems, acrylic pool windows and natural freshwater sanitation systems.

Cameron ran his own pool construction business for 10 years in Melbourne working for high end builders, architects and clients in Melbourne’s blue-chip suburbs.

  • Diploma of Construction Management – Swinburne University
  • Certificate IV in Building and Construction
  • Licensed Swimming Pool and Spa Builder with QBCC

chris fenaughty

Landscape Architect

Suzanne, Nicki & Melissa

Office Staff

Suzanne

Suzanne has over 15 years’ experience in the building and landscaping Field, bringing a very professional and dedicated approach to the Living Style Co. team.

  • Bachelor of Applied Science

Nicki

Nicki our office manager has been working with Leigh for the past 17 years, 14 with Living Style Co. and previously in another business. She has a thorough and extensive knowledge of the business and the landscaping industry.

  • Bachelor of Business (B.Bus)
  • Master of Professional Accounting (M.P.Ac )

Melissa

Mel’s focus in the office is marketing, social media, website updates and photos.

She is also involved with landscaping projects, sourcing the unique landscape components, plants and the finer touches needed to complete more challenging elements.

  • Cert in business office administration

Jon, Trent & Steve

Supervisors – Landscapes

Jon, Trent and Steve are the Living Style Landscapes site supervisors. They have all had extensive experience in high-end residential and commercial fields, including running their own businesses before joining the team.

With over 30 years’ experience between them, their close working relationship with Leigh and Jack ensures the projects are managed in a smooth and seamless manner.

Every year with Living Style Co, they undergo horticultural training to ensure they are up to speed with the ever-growing advancements in the landscaping industry.

With a wealth of knowledge and passion for each of their creations, the landscape supervisory team form great client relationships and take immense pride in their work.

Lee Baxter

Stone - Director

Lee is a second-generation stonemason who has worked in the landscaping and stone industry for nearly 15 years. He brings his wealth of experience, creativity and skill to lead the Living Style Stone team who work primarily on large-scale civil projects.

The craftsmanship and quality of their work is exceptional with each stone creation constructed by hand to ensure a lasting structure that is beautiful and built to stand the test of time.

Melissa & Leigh barrett

Business owners