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Homes for Sale in Millburn Township, NJ

Millburn Township owes much of its character to Stewart Hartshorn, who bought a 15-acre tract in 1877 and founded a planned community he named Short Hills. Rather than laying out a grid of roads and lots, he followed the terrain and often adjusted roads to avoid felling trees. He built more than 50 houses on 2 to 5 acre lots. Many of the original Hartshorn Houses, built of wood and blue traprock in several styles, including Greek Revival and Victorian, are still standing, but the original lots have been subdivided into half-acre to one-acre sites.

The Morris & Essex Railroad, built in the late 1830's to haul coal from Pennsylvania to New York City, passed through Miliburn and spurred its growth. By 1872, when Hartshorn sought his town site, Miliburn was already a commuter suburb of New York City with its own train station, which Hartshorn augmented with a second station in Short Hills. The Wyoming section, on the southeastern side of the town, is a mix of styles including Tudors, Colonials, historic Farmhouses and Victorians. A middle market area of Short Hills is the Country Club section, next to a private 18-hole golf course. A short walk to the train station. The median price in town is $600,000+.

The Millburn Township Public School System has a reputation as one of the finest in New Jersey. It has four K-5 schools. The students go on to Millburn Middle School on Old Short Hills Road and then to Miliburn High School on Millburn Avenue. Last year the high school sent 97 percent of its graduates to higher education, and the graduating classes regularly include numerous National Merit Scholarship winners and finalists and, upon occasion, a Presidential Scholar and finalists.

Two downtowns, created around the two ends of Millburn Avenue, have convenience and service business, including ice cream parlors, beauty shops, hardware stores and several interesting restaurants, galleries, gift stores and banks. The million-square-foot Short Hills Mall, at Route 24 and JFK Parkway, is well known for a wide variety of luxury stores and across from the mall is the 300-room Hilton.

The most widely used recreational spot in the township is the 36-acre Gero Park off White Oak Ridge Road. It has a par-three, nine-hole golf course, the town pool, four tennis courts and three baseball diamonds. A popular township area is the 16-acre Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary; developed by the daughter of Stewart Hartshorn on Forest Drive. The Paper Mill Playhouse, on Brookside Drive, one of the Country's best known regional theaters, offers musicals, plays and children's events.

The Township is governed by five elected committee members who serve three-year terms and annually choose one of their own as mayor of Millburn. In keeping with Stewart Hartshorn's original tree preservation efforts, the town has a full-time forester. Before trees may be cut down, he must issue a permit, and he also advises residents on tree planting and care. The township has more than 1,000 trees that are more than 200 years old.

For more information on Millburn, visit millburn.com.

166 Results Days on Site (new to old)
1
$449,900 New For Sale
880 Ridgewood Rd
Millburn Twp., NJ 07041
3 beds, 1 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
lot: 6098 sq ft
24
$939,000 New For Sale
7 Ivy Ter
Millburn Twp., NJ 07041
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
lot: 7405 sq ft
1
$2,699,000 New For Sale
30 Wordsworth Rd
Millburn Twp., NJ 07078
7 beds, 6 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
6,771 sq ft; lot: 15682 sq ft
10
$1,697,500 New For Sale
120 Silver Spring Rd
Millburn Twp., NJ 07078
5 beds, 5 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
5,000 sq ft; lot: 20038 sq ft
6
$1,299,000 New For Sale
500 Long Hill Drive
Millburn Twp., NJ 07078
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
lot: 0.53 acres
22
$889,000 New For Sale
7 Reeve Cir
Millburn Twp., NJ 07041
5 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
lot: 11326 sq ft
24
$1,250,000 New For Sale
6 Addison Dr
Millburn Twp., NJ 07078
4 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
lot: 20038 sq ft
25
$1,499,000 New For Sale
70 Kean Rd
Millburn Twp., NJ 07078
5 beds, 4 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
lot: 0.53 acres
25
$1,750,000 New For Sale
74 Old Short Hills Rd
Millburn Twp., NJ 07078
5 beds, 4 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
4,000 sq ft; lot: 19166 sq ft
22
$767,900 New For Sale
12 Reeve Cir
Millburn Twp., NJ 07041
3 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
1,793 sq ft; lot: 8276 sq ft
25
$3,750,000 New For Sale
258 Long Hill Drive
Millburn Twp., NJ 07078
7 beds, 6 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
lot: 20473 sq ft
21
$849,000 New For Sale
37 Ocean St
Millburn Twp., NJ 07041
2 units | Multi Family Home
6098 sq ft
21
$849,000 New For Sale
37 Ocean St
Millburn Twp., NJ 07041
5 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
lot: 6098 sq ft
25
$1,788,000 New For Sale
4 Harvey Dr
Millburn Twp., NJ 07078
6 beds, 5 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
5,800 sq ft; lot: 20038 sq ft
24
$1,599,000 New For Sale
10 Westview Rd
Millburn Twp., NJ 07078
5 beds, 4 baths | Single Family Home
3,500 sq ft; lot: 0.79 acres
25
$1,649,000 New For Sale
5 Chapel Hill Rd
Millburn Twp., NJ 07078
5 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
lot: 21344 sq ft
25
$2,049,000 New For Sale
10 Pine Ter E
Millburn Twp., NJ 07078
7 beds, 4 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
lot: 0.52 acres
25
$1,648,000 New For Sale
41 Hilltop Rd
Millburn Twp., NJ 07078
5 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,390 sq ft; lot: 15246 sq ft
25
$2,875,000 New For Sale
365 Long Hill Dr
Millburn Twp., NJ 07078
6 beds, 5 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
lot: 0.58 acres
4
$1,950,000 New For Sale
33 Holly Dr
Millburn Twp., NJ 07078
5 beds, 4 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
5,200 sq ft; lot: 0.63 acres

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