Bernardsville is a borough in Somerset County. Bernardsville was originally a section of Bernards Township known as Vealton. In 1840,Vealtown became Bernardsville and in 1924 the borough became an independent municipality. Bernardsville is known for having one of the highest income per capita in the state of New Jersey.
Bernardsville's boasts a bustling downtown district that offers services, boutiques, a movie theater, two supermarkets, several restaurants and local shops, this area is within walking distance to many of the borough's in-town residences. The Real Estate offerings in Bernardsville are full of charm and beauty from gracious Victorians, center hall Colonials, bungalows, Cape Cods, to luxury equestrian estates set in the Bernardsville Mountain, which takes up a majority of the borough's land area, where homes typically sit on lot sizes of five acres or more. A desirable amenity of the area are the beautiful views that many of these luxury homes enjoy.
Residents enjoy many parks, including the 30 acre Polo Grounds, and accessibility to major high ways and public transportation. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, New Jersey Transit's Bernardsville train station is part of the Gladstone Branch of the Morristown Line. It offers connecting service to Newark, Hoboken and Manhattan.
Public school students (K-12) attend the Somerset Hills School District (one elementary school, one middle school and one high school), along with students from Peapack Gladstone, Bedminster and Far Hills.