17 Washington Ave, Short Hills

Situated in the desirable Old Short Hills neighborhood, this engaging seven bedroom, 7 and a half bath home is certain to attract attention. Built in 1939 and renovated in 1997, this exceptional home blends classic charm and modern amenities together with enormous success. Resting on nearly an acre of beautifully landscaped property, a circular driveway pauses at the covered front entry, inviting you to enter and explore. Old Short Hills neighborhood close to top-rated schools, shopping, recreation and NYC commuter trains Easy access to major highways, business centers and Newark Liberty International Airport

First Level

Crossing the threshold, you are impressed by generously proportioned rooms arranged in an easy flow. Fireplaces highlight the living room and family room, while tall windows usher in the sunlight. Hardwood floors bring continuity, as decorative moldings enhance a versatile decor. For the busy home cook, the kitchen sparkles with white cabinets, granite counters, a center island breakfast bar and high-end stainless steel appliances. Nearby, the formal dining room easily accommodates even a large dinner party. Clearly the center of activity, the family room features a wall of windows and French doors leading out to the patio and backyard. Wonderfully spacious, this family room invites you to arrange your furnishings as you see fit. The perfect social hub, this room calls everyone to gather and linger. From the family room there is easy outside access. The patio welcomes al fresco dining, while the heated in-ground pool brings a resort style element to this property.

  • Hardwood floor
  • Built-ins
  • Recessed lights
  • Decorative moldings and trim
  • Renovated kitchen with custom cabinets
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Granite countertops
  • Center island with breakfast bar
  • Separate breakfast area
  • Fireplace in the Living Room and Dining Room
  • Plenty of natural light

Second Level

Returning inside, well designed bedrooms and baths occupy the second and third levels. The primary suite is a fabulous escape that includes a large dressing room, loads of closet storage and two primary bathrooms. En suite baths are found in the second bedroom and in the guest suite, while hall baths aptly serve the remaining bedrooms.

  • Primary Suite with two bathrooms, dressing room and walk in closet

Lower Level

Indoor play and casual enjoyment are served on the finished lower level featuring a recreation room with built-ins and a fireplace, a nanny’s room with full bath, a separate half bath and a storage/utility room.


  • Wood shingle and partial stone exterior
  • Covered front entry
  • Circular driveway with additional parking
  • Attached 2-car garage
  • Patio overlooking a fenced backyard
  • Heated in-ground pool
  • Professionally landscaped property


  • Central air conditioning
  • Thermal windows
  • Security system
  • Steam shower in Primary bedroom
  • Radiant heated floors in primary bedroom













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