A judge has ordered the roof, windows and stone trim of a million-dollar far north Queensland home be changed after it was built to look the same as a house in the same estate.

Justice James Henry found the building of the Port Douglas home, which was commissioned by John and Edith Breden when they were outbid on the original, violated copyright laws. He also found the Port Douglas Builders, which built both houses, had pressed ahead with the million-dollar construction despite being told…