8010 Shay Drive
Welcome to 8010 Shay Drive, a Fabulous Eichler home designed by highly acclaimed architects A. Quincy Jones and Claude Oakland nestled in Oakland’s desirable Sequoyah Hills neighborhood. This model built in 1965 is referred to as one of the most spacious “Double-A” models; along with being one of the most desirable and iconic Eichler homes ever built in the East Bay. You'll love the dramatic entrance through the custom entry door into the enclosed atrium with new roof and indoor/outdoor carpeting that leads into the spacious and open great room with soaring cathedral ceiling and a gorgeous wood-burning brick fireplace. Generous and versatile floor plan with 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths on a single level, with Pergo flooring throughout and 2,421 square feet of living space as per tax records not including the atrium. An incredible value at just $433 a square foot!
Originally a 5 bedroom, with many original and tastefully custom upgrades. One of the bedrooms and the garage have been converted with permits into an amazing and dynamic office/den area that embraces the mid-century modern spirit a la “Mad-Men” with sunken lounge area and built in seating, new carpeting and linoleum, custom wet bar with a U-Line ice maker, Scandinavian stainless-steel fireplace, period lighting, ultra-cool wall paper, and direct access from the atrium.
First time on the market in almost 40 years, 8010 Shay Drive is truly an entertainer’s dream featuring an impressive enclosed exterior space with large heated pool, multiple skylights, two additional fireplaces, and raised deck with built in seating that’s ideal for relaxing with friends and family all year. There’s also a sunny side patio, additional storage, dog-run, utility room with additional washer & dryer hookups, and bonus area that can be used as a play space for the kids, workout space, or artist studio.
The Sequoyah Hills community also known as the home of the “Lost Eichlers”, is one of the smallest Eichler developments in the Bay Area with just over 50 homes in the Oakland Hills. Being one of the most “Superb central Bay Area locations" with easy access to the 580/13/880, Kaiser Hospital, Downtown Oakland, San Francisco, Montclair Village, San Leandro, and Castro Valley for shopping. 8010 Shay Drive is nestled between Oakland Zoo, Chabot Space/Science Center, and East Bay Regional Park. This home and location has something for everyone and is a must see!