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Bernardsville has all the charm of a small down with modern day development and conveniences. The Bernardsville-Basking Ridge-Far Hills area is New Jersey’s equivalent of Greenwich or of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The beautiful rolling hills and impressive mansions that comprise Bernardsville real estate as well as the surrounding town landscape is known as horse country. Bernardsville was originally a section of Bernards Township known as Vealtown. In 1840, Vealtown became Bernardsville, named after Sir Francis Bernard, Colonial governor of New Jersey from 1758 to 1760.
Residents who live in Bernardsville may not know that Bernardsville is the only town in the United States with that name. It is quite a unique place.
Bernardsville formed its own school district in 1948 and created the Somerset Hills School District with Far Hills and Peapack-Gladstone in 1994. Children from all three towns attend Bedwell Elementary School, Bernardsville Middle School and Bernards High School.
Homebuyers who are looking to live in Bernardsville with find quite a diversity of options available. In addition to the numerous mansion and estates that have belonged to many very wealthy and well known celebrities and business people, one can find a two- bedroom condo in Somerset Hills Village to older Cape Cod and ranch homes as well as newer more traditional Colonial homes with expansive floor plans.
There are numerous fine restaurants located on the main street at the center of town as well as throughout Bernardsville. The Bernards Inn is offers world class dining and accommodations with the finest service to match.
New Jersey Transit train service is offered at the Bernardsville station on the Gladstone Branch and Morristown Line of the Morris and Essex Lines, with service to Hoboken Terminal, Newark Broad Street station Secaucus Junction and to Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan.