MODERN MASTERPIECE: 12 Ferndale Road, Short Hills, NJ

12 Ferndale Road Short Hills NJ Front Photo

Leave the ordinary behind and aspire for nothing less than this breathtaking architectural masterpiece. Custom designed by Simonian Rosenbaum Architects, this exclusive 7 bedroom residence on nearly an acre is truly one of a kind in the heart of Old Short Hills just blocks to NJ Transit Hoboken and NYC trains. As you enter the parking court the home creates a commanding presence and does not disappoint. Boasting a truly open concept floor plan with soaring ceilings and walls of windows, it is a home perfectly designed for today's modern lifestyle. Private en-suite baths, ultra-luxurious finishes, spectacular Wine Room in the stunning Gourmet Kitchen, an enviable first-floor Master Suite with nearby Study, Control4 automation and sophisticated multi-zone HVAC systems with sumptuous radiant heat in many rooms.

7 Bedrooms, 7.2 Baths, 3 Car Garage, modern open concept floor plan, soaring ceilings, expansive property, Control4 home automation system and so much more.



Click here to access a virtual tour for this property: 12 Ferndale Road Virtual Tour

In this virtual tour you will be able to walk through the home, see the floor plan, view additional photos of the property, arrange furniture using the floor planner and even view an area map.



The following is a walk-through video of 12 Ferndale Road in Short Hills:


12 Ferndale Road Short Hills NJ Foyer

Experience the upscale lifestyle of this striking custom-built Short Hills home where modern architecture and luxury meet. This one-of-a-kind masterpiece incorporates spectacular details that home buyers desire today including grand open spaces, soaring ceilings, designer custom finishes, enviable master bedroom suites, luxurious baths, an expansive rear property and a lower level that can accommodate an assortment of tastes and activities.

12 Ferndale Road Short Hills NJ

A soaring entry foyer boasting high ceilings, wide entries and built-in storage, combined with an open floor plan and a soft palette of neutral colors set against sleek flooring, are designed with today's home buyer in mind. An open concept main living area featuring floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the lush rear property make this the perfect home for those who appreciate architectural interest at every turn.

12 Ferndale Road Short Hills NJ Kitchen

Architectural interest flows into the stunning Gourmet Kitchen where an integrated floating ceiling with cove lighting offers a dramatic focal point. A culinary hub, the kitchen features substantial cabinet storage and thick Caesarstone counters, giving way to a full-height stone backsplash. The gourmet kitchen boasts Porcelanosa cabinetry with professional appliances including 48" Sub-Zero Refrigerator/Freezer, 36" Wolf Gas Range, Custom Exhaust Vent, 30" Wolf Wall Oven, Wolf Microwave, 24" Miele Dishwasher, expansive center island with seating, built-in workstation and a walk-in pantry. For the wine connoisseur, nearby there is a 12' glass-enclosed wine cellar with an independent cooling unit and steel shelves. All spaces in the home continue a modern yet warm and inviting white pallette-based design. 

12 Ferndale Road Short Hills NJSoaring ceilings and exposed columns are the centerpieces of this home. As you take in expansive views of your surroundings, the floor plan invites you to arrange your furnishings as you see fit. Natural wood and exposed stone bring texture and interest, while recessed listing throughout contributes to a warm glow.

12 Ferndale Road Short Hills NJThe master suite is an oasis in and of itself. Walking from the main hall through a large door, a vestibule ensures that the room is completely tucked away from the rest of the home. In this vestibule, homeowners are greeted with a dressing room outfitted with custom cabinetry, and a substantial master bath. Featuring only the finest marble, custom wood cabinetry, jetted Duravit tub, oversized walk-in shower, separate commode room and an outdoor shower, hotel rooms will always be a disapointment. Continuing on through the vestibule, the true piece-de-resistance is revealed. The bedroom's focal point is the wall of windows and doors to the private stone patio. A custom built-in bed with nightstands adorns the room and continues the modern simplicity. This master suite is sure to please even the most discerning of buyers.

12 Ferndale Road Short Hills NJ Second FloorAscending the stairs to the second level via the 4' wide steel staircase with 2" oak treads, one finds a loft which is wired for an entertainment area. Large windows, exposed stone and a 10' ceiling highlight this space. On the second floor also reside four generous bedrooms, all with private ensuite bathrooms and built-in wardrobe centers. A laundry center also resides on this level with built-in cabinetry, offering a plethora of storage.

12 Ferndale Road Short Hills NJ Rear PropertyThe grounds are breathtaking with expansive sweeping lawns and privacy all around. The custom terraces and patios across the rear of the property offer delightful views of the lush park-like property. From morning coffee to late night dinner parties, there isn’t a more perfect place to start or finish the day.

Step into this extraordinary residence and be prepared to fall in love.



  • Stunning custom home featuring everything that home buyers want today and more:
    • Open concept floor plan
    • Floor to ceilings windows and doors
    • Abundance of bedrooms and baths
    • Flexible bedroom configuration
    • Luxuriously appointed custom baths
    • Year-round entertaining with expansive interior and exterior spaces
    • Fresh, modern colors and finishes
    • Sleek flooring
    • Finished lower level
    • Plenty of storage including walk-in closets throughout
    • Expansive property
    • Prestigious Short Hills school system 


  • Foyer
    • Two-story featuring a sweeping, open staircase with steel railing
    • Stunning exposed stone
    • Custom wardrobe center with matching wood veneer
  • Powder Room
    • Custom vanity and designer faucet
  • Kitchen
    • Custom white Porcelanosa cabinetry
    • Caesarstone quartz countertops
    • Expansive center island with breakfast bar
    • Franke stainless steel sink
      • Insinkerator garbage disposal
    • 48" SubZero refrigerator/freezer
    • 36" Wolf gas range
    • Custom exhaust vent
    • 30" Wolf wall oven
    • Wolf microwave
    • 24" Miele dishwasher
    • Undercabinet LED lighting
    • Expansive walk-in pantry with custom shelving
    • Built-in workstation
    • 350 Bottle wine cellar
      • 12' glass enclosure
      • Dedicated refrigeration unit
      • Custom wood and steel shelving
  • Family Room
    • Conveniently located next to the kitchen
    • Sliding glass doors to rear patio
    • Recessed gas fireplace
    • Built-in seating
  • Master Suite
    • Located on the first level
    • Built-in bed and nightstands
    • Custom wall-mounted gas fireplace
    • 14' glass sliding doors to private stone patio
    • Dressing room
      • Custom built-in cabinetry
      • Featuring cabinets, drawers and shelves with windows above
    • Master Bath
      • Custom floating vanity with two raised square sinks
      • Mirrored medicine cabinet with lighting
      • Duravit jetted soaking tub
      • Glass enclosed shower with rainshower head, wall-mounted spout and handheld sprayer
      • Separate privy room
      • Outdoor shower with private deck
  • Master Sitting Room / Office (Bedroom 2)
    • Wall of windows
    • Expansive closet with built-in cabinetry
    • Rough-plumbed for en-suite bath


  • Loft
    • Open to floating staircase
    • Exposed stone
    • Wall of sun-drenching windows
    • Wired for an entertainment area
  • Bedrooms 3, 4, 5 & 6
    • Walls of windows
    • Custom fitted wardrobes with built-in lighting
    • Ensuite bathrooms with luxurious finishes including custom tile, vanities and fixtures
  • Laundry Room
    • Expansive storage with built-in cabinetry
    • Sink


  • 10' ceilings
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting
  • LED strip lighting on dimmers
  • Daylight windows
  • Recreation area
  • Exercise area
  • Possible home theater area
  • Kitchenette
    • GE microwave
    • Marvel beverage refrigerator
  • Bedroom with egress window
  • 2 full baths
  • Secondary laundry room


  • Multi-zone, high-efficiency, forced air hydronic heating and cooling system:
    • Zone 1: Main Floor Left
    • Zone 2: Main Floor Right
    • Zone 3: Master Suite
    • Zone 4: Second Floor Loft
    • Zone 5: Second Floor Left
    • Zone 6: Second Floor Right
    • Zone 7: Lower Level Left
    • Zone 8: Lower Level Right
  • Radiant heated flooring:
    • Zone 1: Entry Hall / Formal Powder Room
    • Zone 2: Living Room / Dining Room / Kitchen
    • Zone 3: Family Room
    • Zone 4: Master Bath
    • Zone 5: Mud Room / Powder Room
  • State-of-the-art home security system
  • Audio speakers in many rooms
  • Cable hookups throughout
  • Expansive storage areas
  • 22 KwH Generac generator - 80% of home | Rough plumbed for second generator


  • Professionally landscaped and maintained 0.88 acre property with many specimen plantings designed to bloom all spring and summer long
  • Cedar, vinyl and stone facade
  • Oversized circular drive and parking court leading
  • 3-car oversized garage with custom translucent doors
  • Custom rift cut oak entry doors fabricated in Colorado
  • Tinted high-efficiency thermal windows to prevent heat transfer
  • Automated sprinkler system
  • Hardwired landscape lighting
  • Silver limestone patios

*The information above is deemed to be accurate but is not guaranteed and is subject to change.