Within Millburn Township, New Jersey, lies a distinct community Short Hills. Known for its hilly terrain and preserved with a goal of natural bucolic beauty, Short Hills NJ is the most sought after community in Essex County New Jersey. At 22 miles from Manhattan, Short Hills offers an easy commute or an exciting evening in New York City. Access to the Newark Airport, Garden State Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike is nearby, and New Jersey Transit has trains from Short Hills to Penn Station with 24 hour service.
With the #1 school system in New Jersey, Short Hills is also the 12th nationally. There is no surprise that New Jersey Home Buyers are fighting for Short Hills housing. The neighborhood within Short Hills is broken up based on elementary schools. Short Hills has three elementary schools with a perfect rating on GreatSchools.Com, Deerfield Elementary School, Glenwood Elementary and Hartshorn Elementary. All are outstanding choices in education. After elementary school children funnel into Millburn Middle School and Millburn High School which are also part of the public school system in the area.
The Glenwood neighborhood offers colonial style homes within walking distance to the Short Hills train station. Centrally located and close to down town Glenwood is the most affordable neighborhood within Short Hills. Homes range from top $500,’s to $2,000,000 on average.
Large Historic estates dating back to the early 1900’s can be found in Old Short Hills along Hartshorn Drive. These New Jersey Mansions offer luxury, renown architectural style, ponds, spectacular colonial style, manicured landscaping, pool, tennis courts, and many more amenities. Many Hartshorn Homes in Short Hills have over 5 acre lots. These beauties sell in the $5,000, 000 area.
The Deerfield neighborhood is newer architecture by Short Hills standards. Large luxury estates and newly built mansions can be found in the Deerfield Neighborhood. Large magnificent manicured landscaping, colonial detailing, marble baths and wood paneled libraries and many other modern day amenities can be found in the Deerfield Housing. Entertaining is a non issue in these exceptional properties.
Short Hills NJ is a fabulous community close enough to work in Manhattan and yet, far enough away to enjoy the tranquility of New Jersey’s countryside.Search Short Hills Real Estate