Asking $1.6M, This Sunny Eichler With a Backyard Pool and Kitchen Is Ready for Summer Entertaining

Set high in the Oakland Hills, the remodeled 1965 home has a central atrium, bright yellow accents, and lush tropical and desert landscaping.
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Location: 8050 Phaeton Drive, Oakland, California

Price: $1,600,000

Architects: Claude Oakland & Kinji Imada

Year Built: 1965

Footprint: 2,076 square feet (five bedrooms, two baths)

Lot Size: 0.19 acres

From the Agent: "Presenting a well-preserved midcentury-modern Eichler home designed by Claude Oakland & Kinji Imada in Oakland’s Sequoyah Hills neighborhood, aka the ‘Land of the Lost Eichlers.’ This era of Eichler homes boasts some of the larger and more dynamic designs, and 8050 Phaeton is no exception. It has an expansive, single-level layout spanning over 2,000 square feet, with five ample-sized bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and an awe-inspiring open-air atrium entrance. The home has been remodeled and updated in all the right places, including an open kitchen with expanded counters and additional storage. Other details include a large two-car attached garage, EV charger, woodburning fireplace, and laundry room. The backyard is a private oasis, featuring an outdoor kitchen and patio with a pergola, accent lighting, and programmable irrigation."

The home’s front facade features crisp, clean lines and a bright yellow front door.

The home’s front facade features crisp, clean lines and a bright yellow front door.

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An open-air courtyard leads to the light-filled living areas.

An open-air courtyard leads to the light-filled living areas.

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A large central waterfall island anchors the kitchen. 

A large central waterfall island anchors the kitchen. 

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The primary bedroom features floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors and an en suite bath.

The primary bedroom features floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors and an en suite bath.

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The resort-inspired backyard presents an idyllic setting for entertaining, complete with a partially covered concrete patio, well-equipped outdoor kitchen, and sparkling pool.

The resort-inspired backyard presents an idyllic setting for entertaining, complete with a partially covered concrete patio, well-equipped outdoor kitchen, and sparkling pool.

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