Residential Properties LTD.
February 23rd, 2015

CircleOfExcellenceAward_Ad2Residential Properties Ltd. is proud to announce that 14 of our Barrington agents have earned the 2014 Circle of Excellence Award, led by Platinum Level Producer, Christina Ardente.

The Circle of Sales Excellence Awards are sponsored by the Greater Providence Board of REALTORS® (GPBOR). The Awards recognize the outstanding members of the Greater Providence Board of REALTORS® and honor their yearly achievements. 

There are four levels of Awards: Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum.

The Platinum Level Award requires the agent to reach between $13,000,000-$19,999,999 in yearly sales volume. Earning the Platinum Level Award from our Barrington office was Christina Ardente.

An agent must have between $8,000,000 and $12,999,999 in yearly sales volume to achieve Gold Level. Earning this award from our Barrington office were sales associates Patricia Deal, Elizabeth Kirk, Lisa Schryver, Barbara Stamp, and Nancy Weaver.

Caroline Butterfield, Lisbeth Herbst, Joyce Hughes, Kerri Payne, and Maureen Weaver each earned the Silver Level Award achieving $5,000,000-$7,999,999 in sales volume.

The Bronze Level Award requires the agent to achieve a minimum of $3,000,000 yearly sales volume which can be both residential and commercial properties. Beverly Chittim, Kris Chwalk, and Laura Fletcher all had a volume between $3,000,000-$4,999,999 in 2014, earning them the Bronze Level Award.

In addition, Residential Properties Ltd. would also like to recognize the following agents for their multi-million dollar production during 2014: Rebecca Bishop, Anna Clancy, Michelle Ferrara-Hardman, Bonni Koppelman, Fredda Korber, Tom Little, Morgan Lowis, Janey Maloy, Dawne Nordstrom, Nancy Ryan, Ceci Sartor, and Wanda Vanier.

To learn more about our talented Barrington agents, check out their bios on our website.

February 5th, 2015

This custom-built traditional style home with a two-car garage is ideally located in the coastal neighborhood of Warwick Neck, offering sparkling views of the Narragansett Bay.

The first floor of the home is picturesque with a grand two story foyer with vaulted 16-foot ceilings.

The home’s inviting living room has mahogany wainscoted walls, crown molding and a gas fireplace. This social space also steps out to a stone terrace with water views, providing a terrific spot for outdoor entertaining.

The open concept kitchen features granite countertops and flows into a sun-filled dining area complete with a stone fireplace.

This open area also provides walkout access to a large deck overlooking the generous fenced yard and bay.

Located off the hall is a convenient powder room, as well as a sizable home office, which could also be utilized as a den or additional bedroom.

The second floor master suite contains a marble gas fireplace, a large walk-in closet, and an en suite  with a whirlpool tub with views of the water.

Also on the second floor are two more bedrooms and a newly renovated full bath with double sinks.

Completing the home, the fully finished lower level features a mirrored fitness center, as well as a spacious rec room with a custom built-in wet bar and billiard area.

 For more information, please visit the property website or contact Carolyn Drumm at 401-255-6608.

February 4th, 2015

Love being in the air is great…but food in our stomachs is even better. We’ve compiled a list of food-related Valentine’s Day activities throughout the month of February. Whether you want to learn to cook or enjoy being cooked for there’s a variety of things to do around Lil Rhody for Valentine’s Day 2015.

Month of Love at the Providence Marriott Downtown

The Providence Marriott Downtown is hosting a Month of Love event from February 1st-28th. The Marriott offers specials including romance packages, a special Bluefin Grille Valentine’s Day menu and special packages offered by G Salon & Spa.  For more information visit or call 401-272-2400.

Easy Entertaining Valentine’s Cooking Class

Easy Entertaining Inc. Facebook

Easy Entertaining Inc. Facebook

The Cafe at Easy Entertaining Inc. is hosting a cooking class on February 9th from 6-7pm to teach participants a few tasty recipes to help make their Valentine’s Day dinner special. Reservations are required and there is a fee of $29.50 per guest. For reservations, email

Simone’s Cooking Class “Make Your Valentine Dinner!”

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Simone’s Facebook

Simone’s in Warren is offering a Valentine’s Day cooking class on February 9th from 6:30-9pm. Participants will learn to make a variety of dishes like Baked Oysters with Spinach and Pernod and Sauteed Duck Breast with Tamarind Leeks and Champagne Risotto. The fee is $50 per person and also includes recipes, wine and food tasting. There is limited enrollment, so call 401-247-1200 to reserve a spot.

Brix Restaurant Valentines Weekend

Brix Restaurant in Middletown is hosting a Valentines Weekend from February 13th-15th. Brix features a special 3-course wine pairing menu just for the weekend. The Valanetines Menu is $45 per person, and $5 off with a Newport Winterfest button. To make reservations, call 401-848-5161 Ext. 2.

Valentine’s Day Easy Entertaining Tasting Dinner

Easy Entertaining Inc. Facebook

Easy Entertaining Inc. Facebook

The Cafe at Easy Entertaining Inc. is hosting their third annual Valentine’s Day Tasting Dinner. The event runs from 6-9pm on Valentine’s Day and reservations are required. Call 401-437-6090 or email to make a reservation. View the flyer for the event on their Facebook page.

The Duck & Bunny’s Seven Course Valentine’s Day Dinner

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The Duck & Bunny Facebook

The Duck & Bunny is taking reservations for their seven-course Valentine’s Day Dinner. There are two seating times available–at 6/6:30 and 8/8:30. The restaurant is also open at 10pm for dessert with no reservation required. The dinner price is $100 per couple and reservations can be made by calling 401-270-3300. For more information, visit the Duck & Bunny website.

Comedy Factory’s Valentine’s Day at Chelo’s

Chelo’s in Warwick is hosting a Valentine’s Day dinner with entertainment from the Comedy Factory. Dinner starts at 7:30 and the show is at 8:30PM. For tickets, call 401-639-7726. Tickets are $40 per person.

Bonus Event:

If you need a break from food, you can dance it off for a good cause.

Go Dancing in Red

Common Fence Point Facebook Page

Common Fence Point Facebook Page

On February 6th, Common Fence Point Community Hall in Portsmouth is hosting a social ballroom dancing event benefitting the American Heart Association and Go Red For Women. The night will include a 2 step lesson, refreshments (it’s BYOB), raffles and prizes. The event is at 7pm with an admission fee of $15.  For more information, visit