Short Hills - Millburn

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Short Hills - Millburn, NJ

Bustling, upscale enclave close to the city but away from it all
Millburn-Short Hills is a welcoming, charming, and sophisticated town in Essex County – the perfect place to savor life, for residents and visitors alike. Living in Short Hills is a perfect combination of small-town living with proximity to NYC, with its own distinctive blend of shops, dining, entertainment, and professional services right in the community. Millburn school district is best known for its highly ranked school system, its public school district is ranked the best in NJ for many years in a row.

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Short Hills-Millburn is very well connected to NYC via the NJTransit direct trains going into NY Penn Station. There are two train stations here, Millburn and Short Hills stations. Trains also go to Hoboken where you can connect via the PATH trains or Ferry to NYC. If you prefer to drive, the drive into NYC is about 35-45 mins in moderate traffic.

Short Hills is a great commuter town and just absolutely beautiful in its unique homes, greenery and diverse culture.

Why You'll LOVE it:

Why You may NOT:

Reason 1

One of the most beautiful towns in the Suburbs with direct connectivity into NYC via NJ Transit trains

Reason 1

If commuting by train isn’t for you then driving into NYC is an option but traffic can be a pain during rush hours

Reason 2

Millburn school district which encompasses Short Hills is rated as the best public school district in NJ! 

Reason 2

The prices – you have to pay a little more to live here…

Reason 3

A strong sense of community. There are many community events that occur here making it a great place for families. Check out the links below for more information on this

Reason 3

Are you looking for nightlife? You will not find it here. Get acquainted with your neighbors as dinner parties are more likely to occur.

Reason 4

Amenities and things to do – From summer concerts in downtown, great restaurants, Greenwood gardens, to the multiple clubs and teams for kids and adults, public pool, tennis courts, basketball court etc.  there is no shortage of things to do in Short Hills/Millburn.  Last but not the least the famous Mall at Short Hills has the best shops and ambience!

Reason 4

If city life is what excites you this could get some getting used to, but the space and sense of community offer a much needed balance.

Reason 5

The winding streets and mature trees add to the pride of ownership that is evident here. The Home are gorgeous! The streets, gardens and homes are well maintained.

Reason 5

Maintaining pride of ownership can be a lot of work.  If you are not the most handy person, you may have to consider hiring lawn/garden/pool care to keep your property maintained.

Homes In Short Hills/Millburn

There are many beautiful areas with overlapping boundaries here but majority of them are split by the 5 elementary school districts, these sections are Glenwood, Hartshorn, Deerfield, Wyoming and South Mountain.

Short Hills/Millburn has a mix of architectural homes from gorgeous old tudors to contemporary colonials and even some modern geometric homes.  



Colonials are fairly a common home style in Short Hills – Millburn. They are generally 2 story homes and vary in size and style.  4 and 5 bedroom homes are common, with the latter often having additional family room space off of the kitchen on the main floor.



Tudors are bursting with old world charm! These gorgeous looking homes are definitely old but many a times the interiors are fully renovated so you can get the best of both worlds. 

If you are looking for an outstanding education as a primary requirement in your decision, than this Township is the perfect for you! Recognized as a blue ribbon school by the US Department of Education,  Millburn High School not only ranks consistently as one of the top schools in the state of New Jersey, but also as one of the finest in the nation. In addition, the Millburn Township Public Schools boasts five highly regarded and high-ranking elementary schools ( Glenwood ,  Hartshorn ,  Deerfield ,  South Mountain , and  Wyoming ) and the distinguished  Millburn Middle School, which has been named a Benchmark School of Excellence based on state assessments.

Places of Interest

Please check out some fun places to visit and restaurants in the beautiful Millburn downtown

Get information on all that the town has to offer in terms of amenities, clubs, leagues for kids and adults

Get info on the amazing hiking trails close to Millburn – Short Hills

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