Explore Short Hills, NJ

An affluent enclave nestled within Millburn Township, Short Hills offers luxury living and natural beauty. Discover upscale homes, renowned schools, and easy commuting to NYC. Dive into upscale shopping at the prestigious Short Hills Mall, or unwind amidst nature at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum. Experience diverse cultures and renowned residents in this vibrant suburb. Your guide to the epitome of suburban sophistication awaits.


Town Information

Short Hills is an unincorporated community as well as a census-designated place located within Millburn Township. Just because it is not officially a city, does not mean it falls short when it comes to a place to live. Stewart Hartshorn, who invented the self-acting shade roller, purchased land that would become Short Hills, named after what the Lenape Native Americans described the area as. He wanted to create a community for people who shared common interests and appreciated nature, where they could live together in harmony, close to the city. Short Hills attracts many and is home to an affluent community of 13,165 that reside on 5.211 square miles. Time magazine named it “The Richest Town in America” in 2014, having seven out of ten households with an income of more than $150,000 a year.

Being a wealthier town, buyers can expect most homes for sale to be in the 1 million dollar and higher range including mostly single-family homes and few townhouses and condos.



Short Hills is known as a popular commuter town being only a 30-minute drive away from New York City. From the Short Hills train station; a direct trip to Manhattan’s Penn Station is a short 45-minute away. If you’re interested in commuting by bus, you can take the bus from Millburn and arrive Port Authority in New York City in 30 minutes. Traveling outside of driving distance is easy living in Short Hills, with Newark International Airport only 15 minutes away.


School System

If you’re living in Short Hills with children attending school, they are districted to Millburn township schools, which in 2008 and 2010 were ranked number 1 by New Jersey Monthly magazine. Deerfield, Glenwood, Hartshorn, South Mountain, and Wyoming elementary schools all cater to students in kindergarten through 5th grade. Millburn Middle School teaches all 6th through 8th graders and Millburn High School teaches all 9th through 12th graders. If you would like to attend community college nearby, Union County College is only 5 miles away. Some great universities nearby are Seton Hall, Rutgers Newark, Farleigh Dickinson, Kean, NJIT, and Montclair State.

Things to Do

The biggest attraction in Short Hills is the Short Hills mall, the tenth largest mall in New Jersey with 160 stores. It is home to department stores such as Bloomingdales, high-end designers including Chanel, Burberry, and Polo Ralph Lauren, as well as restaurants like Paparazzi and Joe’s American Bar & Grill. For those who are interested in nature, Short Hills is home to the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary, where visitors can enjoy the woodlands garden and educational institution. The beautiful 28-acre Greenwood Gardens in Short Hills also embraces the beauty of nature by offering walks, workshops, and events.

For a suburb, Short Hills is pretty diverse, home to a variety of people of different cultures. It was even suitable enough for actress Anne Hathaway, fashion stylist Rachel Zoe, founder and owner of Arizona Beverage Company John Ferolito, and millionaire matchmaker Patti Singer, just to name a few.


14,471 people call Short Hills home. The population density is 1,738.92 and the largest age group is between 25 and 64 years old. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.



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Browse Homes for sale in Short Hills

Homes for sale in Short Hills, NJ are characterized by a blend of luxury and accessibility, with properties catering to both discerning buyers seeking opulent estates and those in search of more modest yet stylish homes. Find your next home within a range of properties from Colonial and Tudor estates to sleek, modern single-family homes.

The Michelle Pais Group

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Michelle Pais is one of the most successful and well-known Real Estate Brokers in NJ. At the young age of 30, she founded Signature Realty NJ, a luxury independently owned Real Estate Brokerage that services both buyers and sellers across the entire state. Today, Signature Realty NJ is one of the Top Residential Real Estate firms in the state housing over 500 agents with multiple offices. We recently made Inc. 5000’s list as one of the fastest-growing companies in America with a 356% growth.



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Chad began his career as a residential remodeling contractor. His strong creative background, construction knowledge, and attraction to homes and architecture classify him as a strong asset and utility for all sides of representation. He continues to build his rapidly growing reputation and portfolio through his constant passion, collaboration with his team, sales and marketing expertise, and of course, his emphatic energy.



What you should know about me is that I pride myself on my passionate and heartfelt drive to keep my client's best interests at heart. I am dedicated, attentive, and committed to finding the perfect home for each of my clients. I understand that buying or selling a home can be exciting but also very stressful and that’s why I work extra hard to make sure all my clients stay informed throughout the process. Keeping you informed and educated every step of the way is vital for all parties so no stone is left unturned. Attention to detail is something I thrive on.



Amy Kaisand is a real estate agent who specializes in selling luxury homes in New Jersey. Amy has lived in Chatham, NJ for over 20 years and is an expert at helping clients find the luxury home of their dreams, as well as finding the right buyers for their homes. Her background in advertising/marketing/promotions lends Amy the expertise to market your home to get the most exposure so she can bring in multiple buyers and get you top dollar for your home. Amy also specializes in finding opportunities for builders and helps to enhance their business portfolios.



We know selling a home can be more emotional than buying one, and we’ll leverage our experience and market know-how to ease you through the process. But first we’ll uncover your motivations for selling, establish a timeline and a marketing plan, and see how your home compares with others on the market. We have a track record of proven success, and you can rely on us to be your champion and best source for solutions.

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