Mendham Borough, located some 40 miles west of New York City, offers its population of 5,000 a pleasant small-town environment in which to make their home. The community is recognized as a welcoming, family centric and safe place to live. There is a strong community feel centred around the Mendham High School high school and you’ll find a full programme of well supported community events and activities to get involved in. Residents report it as being a wonderful place to raise children, with much pride taken in home-ownership and a sense of belonging.
The charming downtown area has a variety of historic buildings, the most notable of which are Phoenix House (the Municipal Building) and the Black Horse Inn and Tavern, established in 1742. There is a range of shops and restaurants, all within walking distance of each other, and recreation facilities include a wide variety of sports and leisure clubs and societies for all ages.
The surrounding countryside is known for its peace, beauty and variety of natural habitats and can be readily enjoyed by taking one of the many hiking trails leading from the town.
The borough is one of the state’s highest-income communities, but among the white-collar professionals there are also an unusually large number of artists and designers whose influence on the town’s character is noticeable. There is a wide range of property in the town with the latest median sale price of homes being around $700K. Demand for housing in the borough is currently high, as many people from more urban areas are looking to take advantage of increased homeworking opportunities.
Commuters can reach Central Manhattan by car in around an hour. Unfortunately, there are currently no public transportation links to the town. However, the New Jersey Transit train station at Morristown is only 15 mins drive away from which the journey to Penn Station takes about an hour. View the other neighborhoods here.