Stunning Glenwood Section Property in Short Hills

Millburn/Short Hills

54 Wellington Ave Short Hills- SOLD OVER LIST PRICE!

  • $929,000
  • 54 Wellington Ave
  • Millburn/Short Hills
  • NJ
  • 07078
  • 3042854
  • .14 Acres
  • 4
  • 3 Full and 2 Half Baths

New Listing MLS # 3042854~  Call Sue Adler for up to date information 973-552-2419

Step right into this move in ready home in the sought after Glenwood section of Short Hills and just a few blocks from train direct to NYC, town and schools. Every inch has been maintained by its current homeowners with care and their attention to detail is evident in every room; all while staying true to the charm and character of a classic home and neighborhood.

The warm and inviting center hall foyer is flanked by both the Living and Dining rooms. Enjoy hosting dinner parties in the elegant dining room with chair rail detailing and modern chandelier. The bright and open Living room is perfect for reading a book in front of the fireplace. The updated kitchen will suit any cooking endeavor with stainless steel appliances, granite counters, and glass mosaic tile back-splash. The breakfast bar connects to the spacious family room with cathedral ceiling and wall of windows, allowing in copious amounts of natural sunlight. Just off the family room the den is a perfect place to kick back and relax, it features French doors out to the rear wood deck, a double deep closet and wood flooring.

When the evening draws to a close, everyone will find their own personal retreat in one of four bedrooms. On the second level, four bedrooms and three full baths assure a restful night’s sleep for all.

The Master bedroom has hardwood floors with crown molding and two closets (one walk-in). The updated Master bathroom is a perfect retreat with tile floors, vanity sink and stall shower. The three additional bedrooms (one with ensuite bath) on this level make overnight guest more than comfortable, while the hall bath aptly services two of these bedrooms.

The lower level is partially finished and includes a finished recreation room with space for indoor play and hobbies. This level also includes powder room, laundry room, workshop and plenty of storage.

It is not often that home of this quality comes along. With little to do except bring your furnishings and personal touch, this is a fabulous opportunity to enjoy all Short Hills and the Glenwood section has to offer in complete comfort and style.

Additional Features and Updates

  • Updated Kitchen
  • Updated hall, master and powder bathrooms
  • Refinished hardwood floors
  • Two zone air conditioning
  •  Freshly painted
  • Leveled garden
  • New roof (portion above rear deck)
  • New deck
  • Garden irrigation system/sprinkler system
  • New privacy fence
  • Crown molding throughout house has built-in picture rail


First Floor

Entry vestibule with coat closet

Living room with hardwood floors, gas fireplace with brick surround and traditional wood mantle, crown molding.

Dining room with hardwood floors, built-in china cabinet (glass front), chair rail detailing, crown molding (access to kitchen)

Kitchen with hardwood floors, cabinets with soft close drawers, stainless steel appliances including oven with 5 burner range, exhaust fan, Samsung refrigerator, granite counters, glass mosaic tile backsplash, pantry and breakfast bar (kitchen is open to the family room and there is access to the garage)

Family room with hardwood floors, gas fireplace, vaulted ceiling, skylights, recessed lighting

Office area with hardwood floors, closet and built-in shelving (back staircase to bedroom)

Powder room with tile floor and vanity sink

Den with hardwood floors, double deep closet, French doors out to wood deck

One car garage


Second Level

Bedroom with hardwood floors and closet

Bedroom with hardwood floors and closet

Hall bathroom with tile floor, vanity sink, shower over Kohler cast iron tub

Master Bedroom with hardwood floors, closet, walk-in closet

Master Bathroom with tile flooring, vanity sink, stall shower with Kohler cast iron tray.

Private Bedroom suite with separate staircase access, featuring hardwood floors, ample closet space and en-suite bathroom with tile flooring and stall shower (bedroom is accessed either by back staircase or through the Master Bedroom)



Recreation room with laminate flooring

Powder room with tile flooring

Laundry area

Utility room

Storage room


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.