Madawaska Valley

Custom Homes & Renovations In Madawaska

Building a custom home or undertaking a major renovation is a big project. There’s a lot to think about including designing the project, getting the permits and choosing a contractor.  If you are looking to renovate or build a new home working with us is the easiest way to get the plans required to take your project to the next stage.  We offer more than just architects! Choosing us means you’ll get a dedicated project manager and access to a team of industry professionals including lawyers, relators, interior designers & contractors.  Get professional help at every step of the way, book a free consultation today.

Madawaska Custom Renovations & Building Permits

If you’re planning a renovation project in the Madawaska Valley, our team specializes in custom cottage and home renovations, and we’re familiar with the building permit process and construction standards in the area. Whether you’re looking to add a new deck or porch, finish your basement, or completely renovate your kitchen or bathroom, we can help you turn your vision into reality staring with an architectural drawing.

In the area building permits are overseen by The Township Of Greater Madawaska ( Keep your renovations on time and within budget by getting your building plans approved with the help from professional architects.   Here are renovations that we can help get you a building permit for:

  • the addition of a carport, garage, new rooms or floors
  • any alteration to a building, such as the addition of a deck, balcony, canopy or dormer;
  • excavation work for the construction or expansion of a basement
  • construction of a building with a floor area of more than 108 square feet (garage or other);
  • replacement of doors or windows when the structure must be modified;
  • renovations, repairs or structural modifications to a building (removal of a partition or load-bearing wall)
  • installation of a wood stove, furnace, fireplace or chimney
  • finishing a basement;
  • installation of a sign or structural tower;
  • change in the use of a building (example: from residential to commercial);
  • installation of a new roof structure on a building (except replacement of roof shingles)
  • construction of a retaining wall greater than 1 metre in height as defined by the Building Code
  • installation or modification of the plumbing system;
  • installation of solar panels on a building.

Madawaska Custom Cottage Builders

Looking to build the perfect cottage getaway? Look no further than our team of experienced architects. We specialize in designing and building custom cottages that are both luxurious and functional. Locate your cottage in the beautiful Madawaska Valley, we have the perfect setting for your dream cottage. Working with you to choose the right style, construction materials and interior design details to create a space that is truly custom. Whether you’re looking for a traditional log cabin or something more modern, we can help make your vision a reality. Building a custom cottage provides the city living at the lake!

Building A Custom  Home In Madawaska Valley

We do more than just design custom homes, we provide complete concierge service providing you with real estate help, legal advice and experienced interior designers.  Let our custom home designs speak for us and meet your project manager by scheduling a free consult.  If you thinking about building a home in the area then you’ll want to know more about real estate, property taxes and what living in the area is like. 

Living In Madawaska

Madawaska Valley is a small cottage destination west of Ottawa, Ontario. It has a population of just over 1,000 people and its most common industries are tourism and agriculture. The valley is home to several small lakes, including Clear Lake, which is popular for swimming and fishing. The area also boasts beautiful hiking trails, as well as canoe and kayak rentals. In recent years, Madawaska Valley has become a popular destination for weddings and other special events. With its stunning scenery and wide range of activities, the valley offers a great location to build a custom home.

Lots For Sale In Madawaska

If you’re looking for an empty lot of land to purchase in Madawaska Valley, you’re in luck. There are plenty of properties for sale that would be the perfect location for your custom home. Check out this quick link to see some of the available properties. If you don’t see anything you like, we have realtors who can help you find the perfect lot to build your dream home. With their expertise, you’re sure to find a piece of property that meets all of your criteria (

Property Taxes In Madawaska

The amount of property taxes you will pay on a custom built home in Madawaska Valley will depend on a number of factors, including the value of your home. The average tax rate in Madawaska Valley is 0.58%, so if your home is valued at $500,000, you can expect to pay approximately $2,900 in property taxes each year. However, it is important to keep in mind that the actual amount may be higher or lower depending on the assessment of your property and the tax rate in your municipality.

How An Architect Can Help

What are the different ways in which an architect can help ensure a smooth home building or custom renovation experience?

  • preparation of a design to govern the construction, enlargement, or alteration of a building,
  • evaluating, advising on or reporting on the construction, enlargement, or alteration of a building
  • Review the construction, enlargement, or alteration of a building
  • planning, urban design, and land-use planning;
  • creating preliminary studies, designs, models, drawings, specifications, and technical documentation;
  • administering contracts;
  • consulting on economics, tendering approaches, and cost estimates;
  • offering project management and construction monitoring

When planning your project, get expert help from industry insiders including interior designer, realtors, lawyers, contractors and more!