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Residential Properties Ltd would like to announce the sale of 288 Blackstone Boulevard, a historic property known as the Nicholson House, which was previously set for demolition, but is now being sold to Melanie and Peter Eleftherio. The couple has already restored six homes along Blackstone Boulevard over the past two years. They are passionate about the area and want to see the Nicholson House restored to its former glory while also bringing the property forward by incorporating modern amenities. Initial plans include the addition of a swimming pool and a bocce court to the impeccable grounds of this 35,000 square foot lot.

The listing agents for this property were Sales Associates Jim DeRentis and Kris Chwalk, while the buyers were represented by Kira Greene and Michael J. Sweeney of the Greene | Sweeney Team.

President and CEO of Residential Properties Ltd, Sally Lapides, was grateful and appreciative of the efforts of these agents and their clients to preserve this special house. “Buyers agents, Michael Sweeney and Kira Greene of the Greene | Sweeney team, and listing agents Jim DeRentis and Kris Chwalk, collaborated to bring the buyers and sellers together with the common goal of saving this magnificent house.”

Sales Associate Michael J. Sweeney, who is part of the Greene | Sweeney team that represented the buyers, praised the Eleftherios for their efforts. “We are so grateful to our clients, Melanie and Peter, for their unwavering commitment to save The Nicholson House. It became incredibly evident to them that someone needed to step up and they certainly have the best track record on the East Side for renovating older homes to today’s modern standards while retaining historic elegance and architecture”

The Greene | Sweeney Team has quickly become the #1 East Side Sales team in 2019 in both volume and homes sold, and are Residential Properties #1 Sales team as well as the # 1 Luxury team across the State. Greene | Sweeney was named to the 2019 Real Trends List of America’s Best Real Estate Professionals. Greene was individually named to the same list in 2018 and also earned the Circle of Sales Excellence Platinum Plus Award, while Sweeney was a Circle of Sales Excellence Platinum award winner. To learn more about the Greene | Sweeney Team and view their current listings, visit their website at GreeneSweeney.com or follow them on Instagram @Greene_Sweeney.

Sales Associate Jim DeRentis, has been a recipient of the Circle of Sales Excellence Platinum Plus Award since 2011 when he was named Rookie of the Year. Jim has also been included on the Real Trends’ list of “America’s Top Real Estate Agents”. To learn more about DeRentis and view his current listings, please visit ThePVDRealEstateGuy.com.

Kris Chwalk is a lifelong Barrington resident and has been one of the top producers in the RPL Barrington office for the past 25 years. During that time she has been a recipient of the Circle of Sales Excellence Award for 20 consecutive years. Specializing in high-end waterfront real estate, Chwalk has participated in several notable sales this year, including 13 Low Lane in Bristol which currently stands as 2019’s highest sale on the entire East Bay. To find out more about Kris Chwalk, visit her agent bio page at ResidentialProperties.com.

Eddy Giorgi


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