12 Marion Ave, Short Hills, NJ 07078

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Pinterest perfect gem in Phenomenal Location!  Nestled among gorgeous gardens with the best curb appeal around, this spectacularly renovated 4 Bedroom, 2½ Bath Colonial is on one of Short Hills’ most amazing blocks (close to Middle School, downtown Millburn, Midtown Direct Train).   Remarkable craftsmanship with premium designer touches at every turn.  Fantastic flow, dream Chef’s Kitchen with custom cabinetry, top of the line appliances, marble countertops and custom built-in Desk Area.  Elegant Living Room with custom concrete fireplace and French doors out to a covered Porch where you can watch the Millburn fireworks!  Dining Room with chic patterned stained floors.  Fabulous Family Room open to Kitchen with French doors to covered Porch.  Stunning Master Suite with vaulted ceiling, loft/office, Walk In Closet and its own Balcony.  All bathrooms renovated to perfection.  Amazing Lower Level with the BEST Mud Room cubbies around, built in office/entertaining area and Wet Bar.  2 bluestone patios, surrounded by a sprawling lawn and glorious landscaping, are truly an entertainer’s dream.  2 Car garage with 220 Volt charger for electric car.  With its superior design, proximity to Midtown Direct train, sought after schools and convenience to fantastic downtown Millburn, 12 Marion is exceptional in every way! 

Room by Room Details of 12 Marion Ave., Short Hills

First Level

  • Entry Foyer featuring mahogany front door with divided lights, hardwood floors with compass stained into the floor, 2 Coat Closets, stairway to Second Level, semi-pendant light fixture with 3 lights, designer starburst light fixture, crown molding, baseboard molding, painted soothing gray with decorative insets, Rear Hallway with designer sconce, door to Lower Level
  • Powder Room featuring tile flooring, Toto high efficiency toilet, wash basin sink, crown molding with dentil detail, baseboard molding, chandelier, fan, painted neutral hue
  • Living Room featuring archway at entry, hardwood floors with custom stain border, fireplace with custom concrete mantle and hearth, bay of windows, recessed lighting, double French doors flanked by wall of windows out to covered Porch, baseboard molding, crown molding, painted soothing gray
  • Dining Room featuring archway at entry, custom stained hardwood, à carreaux floors and stained border, crown molding, baseboard molding, designer lantern
  • Gourmet Chef’s Kitchen featuring hardwood floors, custom shaker style cabinetry including glass door cabinetry, marble countertops, marble subway tile backsplash, island with seating for 3, Jenn-Air stainless 4 burner oven/range, Jenn-Air fully integrated refrigerator/freezer, Bosch stainless dishwasher, GE Profile stainless microwave, stainless farm sink, custom furniture style Desk Area with pullout desk, recessed lighting, chandelier, baseboard molding, crown molding, large archway opening to Family Room
  • Family Room featuring large archway at entry, open to Kitchen, hardwood floors, custom furniture style Desk Area/built in with pullout desk, wainscoting, crown molding, baseboard molding, recessed lighting, double French doors to Porch
  • Covered porch featuring decorative railings, beadboard ceiling, slate flooring

Second Level

  • Second Floor Landing featuring hardwood floors, chandelier with linen shades, Storage Closet, Linen Closet
  • Master Bedroom Suite featuring double doors at entry, hardwood floors, vaulted ceiling with oversized arched windows, brick accent wall, recessed lighting, pendant light fixture, Walk In Closet with custom hanging storage , cabinets and shelving, crown molding, baseboard molding, double French doors out to Balcony, custom window treatments, Loft/Office Area with built in eave storage, recessed lighting, hardwood floors, modern pendant light fixture, ceiling fan
  • Master Bathroom featuring marble tile flooring, radiant heat, custom built in vanity with marble countertop, custom recessed glass door medicine cabinets, 2 sconces, pendant light fixture, frameless glass door shower with marble tile surround and rain showerhead, recessed lighting, EAGO toilet, painted soothing gray
  • Full Hall Bathroom featuring pocket door at entry, marble floor tile, Restoration Hardware vanity with marble countertop, marble tile wainscoting, mosaic tile border, medicine cabinet, 2 sconces, recessed lighting, shower over tub with glass door, rain shower head, EAGO toilet, built in linen drawers and glass door cabinetry, shutters
  • Bedroom #2 featuring hardwood floors, pendant light fixture, wallpaper accent wall, Closet, shutters
  • Bedroom #3 featuring hardwood floors, custom built in bed with drawer storage, custom built in storage flanking bed, wainscoting, crown molding, recessed lighting, Closet
  • Bedroom #4 featuring hardwood floors, wainscoting, semi-pendant light fixture with woven drum shade, 2 Closets

Third Level

  • Unfinished Area with potential as second Den
  • Double French doors to Master Bedroom Loft/Office

Lower Level

  • Double doors to original wood staircase to Lower Level
  • Mud Room featuring wood look floor tile, custom built in cubbies, custom built in concealed storage with drawers, glass door cabinetry, recessed lighting, door to backyard
  • Utility Room
  • Recreation Room featuring wood look floor tile, custom built in Wet Bar with granite countertops, tile backsplash, Frigidaire beverage refrigerator, Custom built in Entertainment Area and Home Office with custom desk, open and concealed storage, tile backsplash, crown molding, baseboard molding, sconces, recessed lighting, paneled accent wall
  • Storage Room featuring tile flooring, original built ins
  • Laundry Room featuring tile flooring, original built ins, Samsung washer, Kenmore dryer
  • 2 car garage with electric doors, 220 volt charger for electric car
  • Sump pump and French drains


  • Front meticulously landscaped with symmetrical box hedges, stone pathways, blooming perennials, succulents and blooming trees
  • Deep level backyard featuring professional landscaping with box hedges, foundation plantings and blooming perennials
  • Covered Bluestone Patio with brick retaining wall
  • 2nd Bluestone Patio
  • Irrigation system
  • Composting area

Additional Features

  • Updated Marvin and Andersen windows throughout (every window in home has been replaced)
  • Original, framed architectural plans included
  • New water heater (2016)

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    Due to the ease of commuting into Manhattan from Short Hills, this area has become a popular choice for New York-based professionals.  The conveniently located Short Hills Station provides access to NJ Transit’s Morris & Essex Line and Gladstone Branch Train Line, offering a speedy, no-hassle commute to New York Penn Station. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey also offers additional routes for rapid commuting into and throughout NYC.

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