Discover Chip Wade’s Newest Project: Pinhoti Peak
HGTV and DIY Network host and designer, Chip Wade has done it again. Nestled in Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountain, Pinhoti Peak is Chip’s latest residential project drawing inspiration from the elements that surround this breathtaking property.
Each room was designed to capture nature through a functional layout to make this second residence one they keep coming back to. A key concept in Chip’s design choices was minimal maintenance to ensure peace-of-mind when they’re home in Misty Mills. Pinhoti Peak is a 4,700 square foot residence with 5 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms equipped with an accessory dwelling unit (ADU).
Try not to get distracted by the stunning mountainous view (this was Chip’s idea too). His product selection for this space was to keep colors to a minimum and let neutrals shine. Choosing the countertop was his first step looking for that minimal maintenance with natural yet timeless design. He selected Daltile’s ONE Quartz countertop series in Broadway Black. This marble look quartz in a rich black with minimal soft white veining in a leathered finish extends from his kitchen to his wet bar. Chip did a wonderful job offsetting the matte-like finish on our black quartz by pairing it with Remedy, as not only the backsplash, but a frame for the entire space. The white, handmade-inspired tile provides an elevated take on the subway tile shape. Remedy’s high gloss in Elixir white is a soft contrast to the black quartz countertops.
Ready to walk into the pantry of your dreams? The nature neutrals continue in this space. While we are missing those spectacular views, the earthy green cabinets keep nature alive. Chip’s choice of gold hardware welcomes the showstopping Lavaliere series. A glamorous combination of natural stone and metallic elements, the geometric mosaic shape known as Intermix adds a slight contemporary feel to an everyday space. As marble becomes more of a neutral in design, this space echoes the entire homes modern-nature aesthetic. Chip tied this space together with another ONE Quartz countertop, this time incorporating a white concrete look by selecting Lincoln White.
Wake up with a view. Chip didn’t want this panorama to go to waste, which is why you see a unique take on his bedroom. It isn’t every day that you see a sink where you sleep! He wanted to ensure his view was unobstructed but still able to start the day with the mountains. He incorporated the same quartz from the kitchen in Broadway Black and blended the blue sky with Mesmerist in Whimsy. This light blue, handcrafted-like tile creates a subtle border allowing you to truly take in the outdoors.
Accessory Dwelling Unit
Chip is ready for his guests to have their own quarters in his accessory dwelling unit (ADU). This small independent space comes equipped with a spacious kitchen using a durable quartz countertop in Liberty White. To not distract from the groovy lined wallpaper, Chip used the quartz as the backsplash to keep the design simple and timeless.
Enjoy your get ready routine in this modern take on black and white. With a mix of natural stone marble and marble look tile, Chip blends different shapes, sizes and neutrals taking the bathroom design to another level. Chip used Pietra Divina in Nero Marquina throughout his flooring including the shower. He kept the unique triangle pattern seamless by continuing it on the wall as the perfect natural stone accent. The remaining bathroom walls are adorned with Perpetuo in both Timeless White and Elegant Beige. Black quartz countertop on the floating vanity beautifully completes the space.