MILLBURN/SHORT HILLS

Welcome to Millburn/Short Hills

Great schools, Historic and New Construction luxury homes with a lively community

 

Millburn-Short Hills is the more popular name for Millburn Township and its surrounding area.  Millburn Township is a diverse community with an urban feel and electric energy, while Short Hills is a quieter neighboring area for those who want the charm of an idyllic, upscale suburban-estate-style space while maintaining proximity to downtown Millburn. One of the distinctive features of Millburn/Short Hills is the Tudor-style architecture that gives the area the visual continuity and Old World allure for which the neighborhood is known.

 

Residents will tell you that some of the biggest benefits to living in Millburn/Short Hills includes proximity to New York City, plentiful public transit options, top rated schools and the multitude of shopping, entertainment, and dining options.

 

What to Love

  • Charming Tudor-style homes in an aspirational community
  • One of the best public school districts in the U.S.
  • Well-regarded cultural offerings and events
  • Easy highway and transit connections to NYC
  • A variety of outdoor opportunities for all nature lovers

 

Local Lifestyle

Millburn/Short Hills is an energetic place where people truly come together to build community. The downtown area is sophisticated, charming, and approachable, making it excellent for anything from taking a weekend stroll to enjoying a night on the town. Beloved events like the Winter Walk In Taylor Park, and enriching outdoor opportunities like the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum, give community members ample opportunity to explore the neighborhood.  The area is also home to the South Mountain reservation and its many outdoor recreation opportunities.

 

Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping

One of the best places to get lunch in town is the famous Millburn Deli, which is known for its expertly-crafted sandwiches featuring a fine array of ingredients. Fine dining options in town include Common Lot, MoonShine Modern Supper Club, and La Pergola. There is also the picturesque brookside Carriage House Restaurant.

 

While entertainment options are numerous, few come with as high esteem as the Paper Mill Playhouse. This Tony-award-winning regional playhouse always boasts an eclectic calendar to rival the offerings in NYC. For shopping, the go-to is undoubtedly The Mall at Short Hills. Since there are two different transit stations in Millburn/Short Hills, it's also easy to escape to the city for a day of shopping, dining, and entertainment.

 

Things to Do

There are many places to pick up a nice treat or shop for fresh foods — one of our favorites is Liv Breads. In addition to the Winter Walk, Taylor Park is a welcoming space to enjoy a picnic outside or take a walk with a loved one. Other nearby parks worth visiting include Greenwood Gardens, Old Short Hills Park, and Briant Park. Fans of golf have two particularly good options in the area: Canoe Brook Country Club and Maplewood Country Club. Prefer hiking? The South Mountain Fairy Trail is the place for you. If you have a pup, you'll likely want to take them to the South Mountain Dog Park.

 

Schools

Homes in Millburn/Short Hills are served by the Millburn Township Public School District, which is not only nationally ranked but also earned the distinction of being named the best school district in New Jersey in 2021.

 

  • Millburn High School, 9 - 12
  • Millburn Middle School, 6 - 8
  • Elementary (K-5) schools include Deerfield, Glenwood, Hartshorn, Wyoming, and South Mountain
 

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