Living in Millburn and Short Hills
Welcome to the beautiful Short Hills, New Jersey. Located within the Township of Millburn, in Essex County. This affluent enclave is a desirable location for many young professionals and families due to its proximity to NYC and its elite attractions. Located 20 miles west of Manhattan, Short Hills is 5.2 square miles of land, .02 square miles of water and has a population around 12,800 residents. Short Hills formally part of Springfield, NJ began as a planned community, when Stewart Hartshorn purchased 13 acres of land in Millburn Township, near the present Hobart Avenue, Parsonage Hill Road, and Chatham Road. Hartshorn's purpose was to create "a harmonious community for people who appreciated nature," and "where natural beauty would not be destroyed by real estate developments, also, where people of congenial tastes could dwell together."
Short Hills is home to many senior executives and controlling stockholders of some of the largest corporations in the United States. Median household income is $235,216, well above the national average and median house values equally rank among the upper echelon of $1,000,000 with lots sizes ranging .4 – 1 acre. Predominate architecture types vary among historical tudors to modern contemporaries and eclectic new construction. Real Estate investments within Short Hills maintain strong values and continues to be solid investments. Short Hills contains several residential sections; Knollwood, Glenwood, Brookhaven, Country Club, Merrywood, Deerfield-Crossroads, Mountaintop, White Oak Ridge, and Old Short Hills Estates – In addition offers condo, townhome and apartment buildings; West Mill Garden, Enclave at Short Hills and Short Hills Terrace apartments.