The Barnet Park and Cottage property was willed to the Township as a recreation area, by Tom Barnet, grandson of a Lumber Baron, who used it as his summer residence and cottage. The approximate seven-acre property boasts a public boat launch, two beaches, two gazebos, a picnic shelter, picnic tables, and lots of grassy areas for the public's enjoyment.

The Cottage can be rented for functions and events from June to September. The park remains open to the public at all times. Contact the Township Office by telephone 613-752-2222 or email to check on availability.

Rental Fees

Residents/Non-Residents $600.00 per day/ $1000.00 per weekend

Damage deposit $500.00 (refundable after facility inspection)

50% deposit is required to secure the rental


The Facility User (applicant) will be required to submit a Certificate of Liability Insurance in the amount of at least $1,000,000 with an endorsement naming The Corporation of the Township of Greater Madawaska as an additional named insured.

If the Facility User (applicant) does not possess adequate liability insurance coverage it may be purchased through the Township’s Insurance Broker and the cost will be added to the Rental Fees.

Insurance premium rates for Intact Public Entities Facility User for $2,000,000 Limits of Liability, are based on number of people attending the event, the length of duration of the event, and whether or not alcohol will be at the event.

For more information on the purchase of insurance please contact the Township office at 613-752-2222.

What's included with the Cottage rental?

The Cottage has a maximum capacity of 70 people.

Tables and chairs are available to accommodate the maximum capacity.

The Cottage consists of a 24'x35' main room, a kitchen, washrooms, and a large covered wrap-around porch.

Please keep in mind that the park, boat launch, beaches, etc, all remain open to the public.

Please note that large event tents are not permitted.  Tents no larger than 10'x10' are allowed.

Photos and Layout of Cottage and Park

Barnet Cottage

Barnet Cottage floor plan

Barnet Cottage main room

Barnet Cottage kitchen

Barnet Cottage covered porch

Barnet Cottage covered porch 2

Barnet Park layout

Barnet Park aerial photo

Rental Agreement, Regulations, Conditions

Please thoroughly read the Barnet Cottage Rental Agreement and the Regulations and Conditions for rental of Barnet Cottage.


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