40 Hillside Ave, Short Hills, NJ 07078

  • 6
  • 6 full, 1 half

Extraordinary new construction in sought after Hartshorn section of Short Hills! 6 bedrooms, 6.5 baths on .46 acre flat lot. Finished with high end materials and built with the utmost attention to detail. 10’ ceilings and wide plank oak floors throughout first level lead to Living Room with wet bar, formal Dining Room with Butler’s Pantry access and central Kitchen with beamed ceiling, high end appliances and oversized center island with 5 seat breakfast bar. Family Room with gas fireplace, beamed ceiling and sliders to rear deck. Second level boasts luxurious Master Suite featuring Bedroom with sitting area, elegant en suite marble bath and His & Hers walk-in closets. Conveniently located 2nd floor Laundry Room. Expansive finished Lower Level with Play Room, Media Room wired for surround sound, Exercise Room and guest room with en suite bath. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to make this new home yours! Top Notch schools, proximity to New York City, Midtown Direct Train and downtown Millburn shopping and restaurants round out this perfect package!

Room by Room Details of 40 Hillside Avenue, Short Hills

First Level

  • Columned bluestone front portico leads to double height Entry Foyer, wide plank oak floors, significant base casing and crown moldings; broad entryway to Living Room and Dining Room, access to center staircase, walk-in closet and Kitchen
  • Living Room with wide plank oak floors, multi-tiered soffit with crown moldings, paneled feature wall, large picture window, wet bar with ice maker, storage below and above stone countertop, custom metal backsplash
  • Dining Room with wide plank oak floors, multi-tiered soffit with crown molding, paneled feature wall, large picture window; access to Butler’s Pantry
  • Butler’s Pantry with Marvel wine cooler, storage below and above marble countertop, custom marble backsplash; access to Kitchen/Breakfast Area
  • Kitchen featuring Omega custom white painted all wood cabinetry with custom cabinet hardware, beamed ceiling, natural and engineered stone countertops, herringbone marble backsplash, large center Island with pendant fixtures above, prep sink and seating for 5, Top-of-the-line appliances including Wolf 48” all gas range with two ovens, 6 burners and a griddle, vented hood with blower insert, Subzero 30” refrigerator, Subzero 30” freezer, Sharp stainless steel microwave drawer, two Bosch Dishwashers, Marvel wine cooler, Marvel ice maker, two stainless steel under-mount sinks with disposal, Kohler faucets, walk-in pantry; open to Breakfast Area and Family Room; access to Mud Room, Powder Room and lower level staircase
  • Family Room with wide plank oak floors, beamed ceiling, gas fireplace, ceiling light fixture, large windows; sliding door access to raised Trex deck
  • Mud Room with bench and built-in cabinets, walk in closet; access to Guest Room, Powder Room, Kitchen and Garage
  • Guest Room with wide plank oak floors, base and crown moldings, en suite bath with custom tile, vanity with mirror and light fixture above, shower with glass door
  • Powder Room with stone topped vanity, floor to ceiling paneling, light fixture and mirror above, tile floor

Second Level

  • Gallery landing (overlooking first level) with wide plank oak floors, 2 double door linen closets; access to all bedrooms and large Laundry Room
  • Master Bedroom Suite featuring entry foyer with multi-tiered soffit and crown molding, bedroom with large windows and sitting area, dual walk-in closets, large white marble bathroom with his and her vanities, built-in cabinetry for storage, private toilet space with exhaust fan, extra-large shower with frameless glass enclosure, built-in bench, two fixed and one hand held showerheads, Kohler free-standing soaking tub, faucets, toilet and 2 extra-large rectangular sinks
  • Bedroom #2 featuring walk-in closet and en suite bath with custom tile, vanity with stone top, mirror and light fixture above, glass door shower
  • Bedroom #3 featuring walk-in closet, large bay of windows, en suite bath with custom tile and stone top vanity with mirror and light fixture above, shower over tub, linen closet
  • Bedroom #4 with walk-in closet, large bay of windows, en suite bath with custom tile, stone top vanity with mirror and light fixture above, shower with glass door
  • Laundry Room with large stainless steel sink, engineered stone countertop, Kohler faucet with pullout spray, wall to wall lower and upper cabinets

Lower Level

  • Fully carpeted lower level with 10’ ceilings and large windows throughout, Play Room, Media Room wired for surround sound system, Exercise Room, Guest Bedroom with en suite bath and unfinished Utility/Storage Room
  • Mechanical Closet and Mechanical/Storage Room

Additional Features


  • 10 foot ceilings throughout first floor; 9 to 11 foot ceilings on second floor
  • Wide plank oak floors throughout first and second floors
  • Sound dampening inside walls throughout home
  • Ample recessed lighting throughout home
  • Solid core five panel interior Masonite doors
  • Schlage Accent door hardware with back plate
  • CAT-5 telephone and cable/computer prewired throughout
  • Whole house sound system wiring in dining room, family room, kitchen, basement and rear deck
  • Surround-sound wiring in family room and basement home theatre
  • Central vacuum throughout
  • Door chime for front door
  • Wood newels, colonial wood balusters, wood rail
  • Benjamin Moore paint throughout; prime plus two coats
  • Deluxe trim package, with tall base moldings, wide casings, and crown throughout
  • Ground Fault Interrupt (GFI) safety outlets in kitchen, baths, and garage
  • Full finished basement with 10 foot ceilings and large windows
  • Exterior and interior perimeter drains
  • Sump pump pit with pump
  • Pre-vented for radon remediation
  • Four HVAC units & Four zone natural gas forced-air with air filtration. Units servicing basement & 1st floor areas are equipped with humidifiers
  • Climate controlled digital thermostats
  • Two 50-gallon gas-fired water heaters
  • R-30 or greater fiberglass insulation in attic ceiling
  • R-13 wall interior insulation


  • Oversize garage with electric doors
  • Half acre flat lot
  • Factory painted Maibec cedar shake siding
  • CertainTeed Independence roof shingles with lifetime warranty
  • Maintenance free PVC trim
  • Asphalt driveway with Belgian block curbing
  • Maintenance free rear Trex deck
  • Frost free hose bibs and weatherproof electrical outlets in front and rear of home
  • Light fixtures above each garage door and rear deck
  • 10-year Home Owner Warranty

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    About Short Hills


    Short Hills is one of the most sought-after towns in the country for a seemingly infinite number of reasons. The area boasts beautiful homes, excellent schools, abundant natural space, and easy access to Manhattan. Foodies will delight in the abundance of excellent dining options in the area, and, whether you are looking for designer labels, household goods, or farm-fresh produce, you’ll have plenty of shopping options. Short Hills also has more artists, designers, and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America, and this concentration of artists helps shape the area’s distinguished character.

    Short Hills School Information

    Looking for academic excellence?  You have come to the right place!  Millburn Township Schools are top-notch. Millburn High School is distinguished as a Blue Ribbon School and is consistently ranked as one of the top schools in the state of New Jersey, not to mention one of the top high schools in the entire country.  There are 5 quality, high-ranking elementary schools serving the Short Hills/Millburn area (Glenwood, Hartshorn, Deerfield, South Mountain, and Wyoming) as well as the distinguished Millburn Middle School, which has been named a Benchmark School of Excellence based on state assessments. Millburn Township Schools not only provide top-of-the-line educational services, but they are also equipped with an extensive amount of resources and programs to provide comprehensive support and enrich the lives of both the students and their families.

    Short Hills Schools

    10Hartshorn Elementary SchoolK-5400 Hartshorn Dr, Short Hills, NJ 07078
    10Millburn Middle School6-825 Old Short Hills Rd, Millburn, NJ 07041
    10Millburn Sr High School9-12462 Millburn Ave, Millburn, NJ 07041

    Short Hills Commuting Info

    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.

    The Short Hills area also provides easy access to major roadways such as routes 24, 280, I-78, the New Jersey Turnpike, and the Garden State Parkway, which makes commuting or traveling by car convenient and hassle-free. Short Hills Residents also enjoy the privilege of having The Newark Liberty Airport, a major continental and international gateway, within a 20-minute drive.



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