SOLD BY THE SUE ADLER TEAM! Five Bedroom Move-In Ready Glenwood Colonial

Millburn/Short Hills

2 Meadowbrook Rd, Short Hills, NJ 07078

  • $965,000
  • 2 Meadowbrook Rd
  • Millburn/Short Hills
  • NJ
  • 07078
  • 5
  • 2 Full and 2 Half

Call Sue Adler for more information (973) 936-9129

Price: $965,000 MLS#: 3147418

2 Meadowbrook Rd, Short Hills, NJ 07078

Step right into this charming, move-in-ready home in the sought-after Glenwood section of Short Hills, blocks from the Glenwood Elementary School and the train to NYC. This well-maintained home has been extensively updated and renovated by its current homeowners, all while staying true to the original character and charm of the classic home and neighborhood.
Enter the home into the warm and inviting living room with hardwood floor, perfect for reading a book in front of the fireplace. The adjacent den invites you to kick back and relax after a long day of work. Enjoy hosting dinner parties in the elegant dining room with chair rail detailing and dentil crown molding. The updated gourmet eat-in kitchen will suit any cooking endeavor with granite counters, tile backsplash and eat-in breakfast area for informal dining. Completing this level is a powder room and access to the deck overlooking the yard.

On the second level, five bedrooms and two full baths assure a restful night’s sleep for all. The tranquil master bedroom features hardwood floors and a new extremely spacious walk-in closet (8.6×13 feet) with custom shelving. The master bathroom features a tile floor and stall shower. Steps away is another bedroom currently being used as an office with custom built-in shelving; and there is also access to the walk-up attic-great for storing all your personal belongings. Finishing off this level are 3 more bedrooms, a linen closet with custom shelving, and the hall bathroom, aptly servicing guests and family alike through the morning rush.

The lower level is finished and includes a recreation room with space for indoor play and a laundry room with powder room.

Outside, the flat and level yard is ready for all your outdoor hobbies and the rear deck overlooking the yard is ready for your entertaining needs.

It is not often that a home of this quality comes along. This is a fabulous opportunity to enjoy all Short Hills and the Glenwood section has to offer in complete comfort and style.


First Level

Entry with coat closet

Living room with hardwood floor, wood fireplace, bay window, dentil crown molding, built-ins and recessed lighting

Den with hardwood floor, bay window, crown molding and recessed lighting

Dining room with hardwood floor, chair rail detailing and dentil molding

Kitchen with tile floor, granite counters, breakfast area with banquette seating (banquette lifts up for extra storage underneath), pantry, and stainless steel appliances including: 4-burner gas range, GE dishwasher, refrigerator and microwave.

Second Level

Bedroom with hardwood floor and closet with custom shelving

Bedroom with hardwood floor and closet with custom shelving

Master bedroom with hardwood floor, sizeable walk-in closet with custom shelving, chandelier and recessed lighting, and built-in desk, 2nd closet in master bedroom also has custom shelving

Master bathroom with tile floor and stall shower

Bedroom with hardwood floor and closet

Bedroom with hardwood floor and custom built-ins with access to walk-up attic

Bathroom with tile floor, wainscoting and shower-over-tub

Linen closet

Lower Level

Recreation room with tile floor, built-in shelves and 2 closets

Laundry room/powder room

Utility room


Updates and Additional Features

-new 5th bedroom (2013)

-new master bedroom walk-in closet (2013)

-new basement floor (took up old carpet and tiles, replaced with new ceramic tiles) (2011)

-new furnace (2009)

-new 6 foot tall wooden privacy fence (2009)

-gut renovated 2nd floor hall bathroom (2009)

-underground sprinklers added (various zones from 2009-2013)

-added wood floor to the den (2009)

-new stainless steel kitchen appliances (refrigerator, dishwasher, stove, microwave) (2011)

-refinished wood floors in house (2009)

-repainted house inside and outside (2009), with 50% of outside repainted 2013 (due to renovation)

-new shed (2009)

-replaced all hanging light fixtures in the house (2009)

-added granite tops to 2nd floor bathroom vanities (2009)

-new whole house fan with protective safety screen (2009)

-relined chimney (2010)

-new fireplace doors (2010)

-new garage door opener (2013)

-added motion sensor lights all around the exterior of the house (2009-2010)

-house wired for generator (flip switch in basement)

Visit The Community

School Information

Millburn Township Schools have a strong reputation for academic excellence. The district’s mission statement reads, “[T]he mission of the Millburn Township School District, reflecting our commitment to the pursuit of excellence, is to educate students to be successful and engaged citizens of an ever-changing world through outstanding teaching, challenging programs, and enriching experiences in a safe, nurturing learning environment.” They uphold this bold sense of purpose by consistently striving for a quality of education that exceeds all expectations. The district is served by distinguished and high-ranking elementary schools (Glenwood, Hartshorn, Deerfield, South Mountain, Wyoming) as well as  Millburn Middle School, which has been named a Benchmark School of Excellence.  Millburn High School also touts the achievement of being a Blue Ribbon School and has been ranked as the  #1 high school in the state of New Jersey on multiple occasions. Millburn Township Schools have even been distinguished as high-performing schools by multiple national publications.

This award-winning district focuses on student achievement and produces nothing less than outstanding results. Millburn Township Schools combine high academic performance with a full range of athletic, musical, and community-oriented services in order to offer a rewarding and enriching experience for students that prepares them to excel in their future pursuits.

Commuting Information

One of the greatest aspects of living in the Millburn area is the hassle-free commuting to Manhattan by both car and public transportation. The Millburn area is served by both the Millburn Train Station and the Short Hills Station, and the Maplewood Jitney Service additionally provides easy and affordable access to the nearby Maplewood Station.  Combined, these conveniently located train stations allow multiple methods for commuters to travel directly into Manhattan within 40 minutes, and residents have the luxury of having a varied selection of options while planning trips using Nj Transit for speedy travel to New York, Philadelphia, and throughout New Jersey. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the Hoboken Ferry also offer additional routes for rapid commuting. Millburn is constantly evolving with new commuting options so be sure to visit The Sue Adler Team Blog for updates on these amazing improvements.

The Millburn area also offers easy access to routes 24, 280, I-78, the New Jersey Turnpike, and the Garden State Parkway by car. And, last but certainly not least for the business jetsetter, The Newark Liberty Airport, a major continental and international gateway, is only a 20 minute drive away.

The convenient commuting and travel options in Millburn are an amazing perk of living in this fantastic community.