Mendham Homes for Sale
Mendham is truly a special location. Mendham is situated in the southern part of Morris County a few miles from the hustle and bustle of Morristown and about an hour train ride from New York City. Brookside, Ralston and Roxiticus are sections within this picturesque township, where winding roads, large estates, and historic landmarks give it a unique charm all of its own.
Mendham is comprised of a township and a borough, Mendham Borough is the smaller part of the town. The township was founded in 1749 and measures about 18 square miles, the borough was later created from a six square mile portion of the township in 1906.
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Mendham School Information
Mendham’s highly-rated public schools include two elementary schools for children grades kindergarten through grade four. Middle school students in grades five through eight go to either Mountain View Middle School or Mendham Township Middle School.
High school students attend West Morris Mendham High School, where they can participate in one of the few International Baccalaureate programs in the state. Known for its academic excellence, the high school was ranked #4 in the state by New Jersey Monthly magazine. The school district also offers a full array of child services to make sure each child gets the very best eduction.
Mendham is a very commuter friendly town. Located just minutes from the Morristown train station, NYC commuters are often found riding the Midtown Direct train line to and from work. A train schedule for the Morristown train station can be found here. Mendham is also conveniently located close to Routs 78, 80 and 287 which makes commuting by car a breeze.
Data compiled from the GSMLS. Deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. We feel that if you are in the market to buy or sell real estate in Mendham, it is important to understand the trends in Active Listings, Days on the Market, and Listing to Sale Price ratio so that you can make an educated decision.
- LP: List Price at time of sale
- SP: Sale Price
- DOM: Days On Market
|7 Glen Gary Dr||$779,900||$755,000||4||4.1||Colonial||97%||53|
Mendham has a full service recreation department. It features events and programs for both children and adults. Mendham also has a summer day camp which is great for the children in the community. For the adults in the family, golfing, tennis and community events are often held by the recreation department. A link to the recreation departments website can be found here.
Black Horse Tavern is a local landmark. In 1740, early settler Ebenezer Byram renovated his old farm house into a prominent guest house. In the 260-plus years that have followed, the three buildings that make up this unique restaurant showcase the area’s past. Many of the 18th century artifacts on display come from behind the walls of the original Blacksmith Shop.
Schiff Nature Preserve off of Pleasant Valley Road offers 340-acres of river valley parkland within the township and borough. Highlights of this stunning nature preserve include eight miles of trails, breathtaking views and an abundance of natural habitats. Ecological education is an important part of the nature preserve’s mission, so public educational programs for all ages are offered regularly.
While there are only a select few resturants in the physical town of Mendham, the near by Morristown is the center for all things night life. Whether you are looking for a family dinner, romantic night out, or the bar scene it can all be found in Morristown. Mendham does have a few excellent restaurants. check out the complete list.
The Village Shopping center is the perfect place for local shopping. In the Village Shopping center you will find a variety of stores, banks and restaurants. Extensive shopping opportunities can be found in near by down town Morristown.