CITY CHIC:  296 Hartshorn Drive, Short Hills, NJ

296 Hartshorn Drive - Front Photo

Originally built to exacting standards by a prominent local builder for his own family, this home showcases impeccable attention to detail. The two-story family room is voluminous and offers expansive views of the lush grounds while the nearby gourmet kitchen is a chef's dream. The expansive master suite with sitting room and spa-like bath with balcony soothes the senses. Four additional en suite bedrooms including a first floor in-law suite, a second floor private office suite and a lower level with second kitchen, wine cellar, rec room, media room and exercise room offer generous space for all.

6 Bedrooms, 6 Full & 1 Half baths, 3 car garage, 1 wood-burning fireplace, grand open spaces, soaring ceilings, custom moldings and hardwood flooring throughout, chef-inspired kitchen, high-tech systems, state-of-the-art theater, mahogany deck and so much more. This is the home you have been waiting for.

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296 Hartshorn Drive Front PhotoStraight out of the pages of a luxury magazine, the home you have been dreaming of can finally be yours.  A sophisticated masterpiece that exudes luxury and high design all while maintaining that warm comfort of home makes 296 Hartshorn Drive a vision of perfection. Peace and privacy abound in this idyllic setting, feeling far from the world yet less than a mile from downtown Millburn and the Millburn NJ Transit Train Station which offers convenient service to both Hoboken and New York Penn Station.

296 Hartshorn Drive FoyerThoughtfully designed and constructed by its previous owners, this transitional colonial offers modern amenities and an open floor plan with clean lines and luxurious scale. To set the architectural tone, the dramatic entry hall is set on hardwood flooring in a handsome herringbone pattern and flanked by generously sized dining and living rooms. A dramatic staircase, winding up the home, is one of two leading to the second level.

296 Hartshorn Drive Dining RoomThe eye-catching banquet-sized dining room, stylishly framed with beautiful wallpapering, custom drapery and elegant moldings, is ideal for an evening of entertaining. 

296 Hartshorn Drive - DenOpposite to the dining room is a jewel that is the stunning living room, complete with walls of windows and masterful trim detail. 

296 Hartshorn Drive - DenA serene den, with coffered ceiling, is a one of a kind space for contemplation - the rare space its owner will look forward to using.

296 Hartshorn Drive KitchenThe heart of every home is the Kitchen, and this home's Kitchen is a truly special space. Wrapped in windows for maximum airiness and light, and outfitted with an oversized island, sleek custom raised panel cabinets, chef-grade appliances, contemporary plumbing fixtures, sophisticated lighting and a spacious breakfast area, the Kitchen dazzles. Overlooking lush grounds, the Kitchen spills out to an inviting, expansive deck arranged as a series of al fresco rooms.

296 Hartshorn Drive Family RoomCool in the summer and warm in the winter: The Family Room, clad with a wood-burning fireplace is open to the Kitchen with uninterrupted sightlines and the perfect hub for casual gathering.

296 Hartshorn Drive - Second Floor HallwayConveniently located off the Kitchen are essential rooms used daily: The large and ever-functional Mud Room, leading to the attached Garage, features custom outfitted closets A back staircase, driveway side entrance, additional Powder Room and Laundry Room enhance convenience, and a Bedroom, adds flexibility to this perfect floor plan.

296 Hartshorn Drive Master SuiteAscending to the second level of the home, you will find solid wood doors leading to the luxuriously serene Master Suite featuring a vaulted ceiling, sumptuous draperies on large windows, custom walk-in closet, and a serene Sitting Room.

296 Hartshorn Drive - Master BathA large elegant hallway leads to the closet of your dreams with customized cabinetry and hanging spaces. Solid hardwood doors lead to the Master Bathroom with natural stone floors, steam shower with top-of-the-line plumbing fixtures and a beautiful jetted tub with large windows above overlooking the lush rear property. A double vanity with expansive storage offers plenty of room for toiletries and linens.

296 Hartshorn Drive - Bedroom 2 of 5Three additional generous Bedrooms with custom window treatments & en-suite Bathrooms reside on the Second Floor, ensuring perfect privacy for all. 

296 Hartshorn Drive - Media RoomThe walkout Lower Level offers high ceilings & abundant natural light, making it uniquely inviting. Here a large Media Room's state-of-the-art home theater system features surround sound and wall-mounted television.

296 Hartshorn Drive Recreation RoomA spacious Kitchenette, Recreation Room, Craft Room, Full Bathroom and Exercise Room complete this expansive Lower Level.

296 Hartshorn Drive - DeckThe deck boasts extensive and picturesque vistas, making the homeowner feel far away from it all and yet still only less than a mile to the Millburn Train Station. The large size of the property, deck and patio ensure that even the largest gathering will feel comfortable.

296 Hartshorn Drive Rear View of HomeThe home's craftsmanship is matched by its sophisticated technical systems, with state-of-the-art heating and cooling & security systems to envelope its residents in perfect comfort. This balance of masterful design and luxury is less than one mile from local shops, world-dining and theater and the Millburn Train Station's Midtown Direct Service to New York City. Additionally, busing is available to all Short Hills top-rated public schools.

Resting on 1.34 tranquil acres, 298 Hartshorn Drive is a tasteful balance of masterful design, luxury and classic comfort, awaiting that extraordinary buyer who appreciates fine craftsmanship, modern conveniences and all that Short Hills has to offer.  Welcome to the epitome of casual elegance.


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