We were truly honored to partner with some amazing folks to restore this 112-year-old High Point mansion back to its former glory.
Pandora’s Manor, a boutique bed-and-breakfast was painstakingly restored and expanded over the last year and a half.
“It’s been a time-consuming labor of love,” says Margaret Lanier. “Having to be there all the time and supervise — it’s like having a baby. You can’t leave it alone, and you get very attached.”
The B&B’s owner, Chicago businessman Ridvan Tatargil, is tickled at the new arrival on the High Point hospitality scene.
“It’s better than I thought it could be,” says the 58-year-old Tatargil, who has been coming to the city’s furniture market for 30 years to push the wares of his primary concern, Eastern Accents, a maker of luxury bedroom textiles.
“We were looking for a contractor who would go slow and keep talking to us about every detail,” says Tatargil. “A lot of times, when you have a tradesman like Taylor, you make a suggestion, and they say, ‘No,’ and the egos get involved. But Taylor is very easy to work with. He listens to find a compromise. He’s a very professional person to work with.”
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