Classic Old Short Hills Estate Home

Millburn/Short Hills

38 Jefferson Ave Short Hills, NJ 07078- SOLD!

  • $2,095,000
  • 38 Jefferson Ave
  • Millburn/Short Hills
  • NJ
  • 07078
  • 2952805
  • .75 Acres
  • 6
  • 6.5

New Listing! MLS#2952805.  THIS ONE-OF-A-KIND Old Short Hills estate is stunning! Perfectly situated on three quarters of an acre, the grounds of this magnificent home are meticulously landscaped and accentuate everything that this home has to offer. Architecturally distinctive and supremely intriguing with modern day conveniences that blend old world charm that creates a recipe for perfection. With tremendous curb appeal, the private circular driveway and large open air front porch provide a stunning first impression.

Step up onto the spacious front porch and enter the home through the solid 1900’s wood door, where you find yourself in the middle of the grand foyer. Solid wood flooring flows beneath your feet while a large fireplace and hanging chandelier set the mood for this classy home.

The living room is your first stop with pine wood flooring adding copious amounts of charm. A classic styled fireplace, tons of light and bay window area, are the staples of this space. Flowing though the oversized archways you find the formal dining room. Dining has never been more elegant than in this octagonal shaped room with coved ceiling, abundant in natural light with stunning chandelier, ceiling medallion and built-in china cabinet, all which add class to the space. Opening up the swinging door, a large butler’s pantry with marble flooring, custom wine fridge and tons of storage space is easily accessible for dinner parties and entertaining. Walking through the kitchen and mud room with reclaimed Carrere and Negara tile flooring from France, you find the oversized family room. Reclaimed pine wood flooring, large built in cabinetry and bead board ceiling accentuate this space perfectly. With plenty of room for family and friends, it is perfect for every occasion.

The first floor powder room is not to be over looked. Custom handmade tile sets the bathroom apart from anything else you have seen.

The true centerpiece of this magnificent home is the totally custom kitchen.  Again old world charm and modern day amenities combine to make a kitchen that even the fussiest of chefs would appreciate. Dark, wide planked wood flooring sets the tone, as your eye is drawn to the expansive center island. The center island features storage underneath, with a solid marble countertop, four solid wood columns and detailed ceiling molding. The island also features cut outs large enough to accommodate four bar stools perfect for quick on the go meals.

A 6 burner gas Wolf cook top, custom Sub Zero refrigerator with mirrored front panels and double oven with dark Emperador marble stone top complete this stunning kitchen. The high end Hifa countertops sit atop all custom solid wood cabinetry with stunning finishes. Above the porcelain kitchen sink you will find a set of stained glass windows that cast fantastic light into this space.

Once it is time to retire to bed, you will be greeted by a large staircase with built in settee in the bay window.  Upstairs you will find three bedrooms and three full baths. One of the bedrooms on this level is the master suite. The master suite is the perfect place to retire to after a long day, the large sitting room, three walk in closets, and opulent master bath make this master easy to love. If you are looking for a little fresh air but do not want to leave the comfort of your suite, then just step out onto your very own private balcony.


The other spacious bedrooms on this level are fully carpeted and all have lots of light. The bigger of the two has a fireplace that adds a soft glow and warmth hard to find in most modern homes. Step inside the jack and tile bathroom complete with claw foot tub and hand-painted terra cotta tiles.  In the hallway there is a large cedar closet and hall bath.

Heading upstairs again to the third floor, you will find another 2 bedrooms with a full hall bath. There is no shortage of space in this home for people and their belongings.

In the finished walk out basement you will find a large recreation room, utility room, two car garage and tons of storage space.

Outback there is plenty of room for outdoor entertainment. With a gorgeous in- ground pool, entertaining will be a breeze. By the pool you will find a gorgeous paver stone pool deck and a useful pool house with kitchenette and bar! Vacationing at home has never been more relaxing.


38 Jefferson is perfectly located in the prestigious Old Short Hills section of Short Hills, the character, charm and top of the line finishes are hard to find anywhere else!

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School Information

Looking for academic excellence?  You have come to the right place.  Millburn Township Schools are top notch. Millburn High School is consistently ranked not only #1 in the state of New Jersey but also one of the top in the entire country.  Millburn High School is a Blue Ribbon School.  There are 5 elementary Schools, all consistently ranking among the top in NJ’s annual School Report Card:  Glenwood , Hartshorn, Deerfield all serve the Short Hills residents, and South Mountain and Wyoming Schools are the elementary schools for Millburn residents. Millburn Middle School, which has  been named a Benchmark School of Excellence based on the state assessments. It also has a Peer Leadership program wwhere the 8th grade students engage in community service.

Commuting Information

With easy access via  rail, highway, bus and air it is understandable why Millburn and Short Hills have become a popular choice for young professionals moving from Manhattan. Great news for Millburn residents! The Maplewood jitney service now picks up in the Wyoming Section and dropping at the Maplewood train station.  Stops at 2 locations are scheduled: Ridgewood Road and Cypress Street  & Wyoming and Elm Street for a $1 fare each way. check out our blog for more info There are two railroad stations serving the area, one in the heart of Short Hills and the other in the center of Millburn, from where New York Penn Station is just a 35 to 40 minute ride on NJ Transit ‘s Midtown Direct Train Line. Going to down town Manhattan?  The PATH Rapid Transit System takes commuters straight into Hoboken, as well as New York’s financial district. For the scenic route, many commuters  prefer to take the ferry across from Hoboken instead. Commuter parking lots are available to residents of Millburn/ Short Hills. Parking at Millburn and Short Hills train stations is on a first come, first served basis. Permits cost $360 per year and are issued by the Tax Collector at Millburn Town Hall, 375 Millburn Avenue, Millburn, 07041. For more information call 973-564-7083 during office hours. By car, routes 24, 280, I-78, the New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway are all within easy access. Newark Liberty Airport, a major continental and international gateway, is a 20 minute drive away.