Foggy early, then thunderstorms developing this afternoon. Gusty winds and small hail are possible. High near 85F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 80%..
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Low 68F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 50%.
Updated: August 16, 2018 @ 9:57 am
Just after sunrise at the Quarry House, north of LeClaire along U.S. 67.
The hi-fi stereo contains vacuum tubes and has a pull-up turntable.
The old hi-fi is worth saving, and owners of the Quarry House would like to find an audio engineer who can bring it back to life.
The study at the Quarry House has cedar-lined closets and a walk-out patio to a spectacular view.
The combination of stone, wood and light leads from the front door into the hallway and toward the Quarry House's main space.
The two unique walk-down tubs and showers have skylights and a shared glass-brick wall at the Quarry House, north of LeClaire on U.S. 67.
Here's a pretty shot of the Quarry House, taken early in the morning to show how light falls on the unique home.
The Quarry House is built almost like an eagle's nest, high up the limestone cliff.
Here's a closer exterior shot of the Quarry House, north of LeClaire along U.S. 67.
The red tiles are a Frank Lloyd Wright signature, and Quarry House builder Herbert Tyler ran lighting above the tiles, allowing the home to keep its design lines, even in the dark.
From the flat roof of the Quarry House, the city of Port Byron comes into view across the Mississippi River.
A spiral staircase leads from the roadway to the permanent dock on the lake at the Quarry House, north of LeClaire.
Quarry House builder Herbert Tyler also borrowed from Frank Lloyd Wright in his design of the outdoors, which spreads north of the property and is appointed in limestone and considerable landscaping.
Also built of stone, the wine cellar is built into one wall of the driveway, leading to the Quarry House.
John Telleen and his wife, Amy, own the Quarry House. The couple also lives on the property but never have taken residence in the Quarry House, choosing instead to find appreciative tenants.
A wooden bench with metal legs sits next to a living-room window, appearing to rest on the edge of the Quarry House cliff.
The main fireplace is constructed of limestone and comes to a point. It leaves plenty of room for seating on the two-level hearth.
Ta-da! The ceiling in the main room is made of redwood. Despite all the stone and glass, the great room emits warmth.
The hallway leads to the master bedroom and the first of two bathrooms sits on the right. Ample built-in closets can be found throughout the Quarry House.
The kitchen is original to the Quarry House's 1955 construction year. Some features of the house have come back in style.
The refrigerator and freezer are built in to look like kitchen cabinets. The custom, built-in features can be found throughout the Quarry House.
The main room is a wide-open floor plan with easy access to the kitchen and a gorgeous view of the lake below and the Mississippi River beyond. Very little obstructs your view in the home.
The master bathroom features a sunken shower/tub, natural lighting and a bidet.
A fireplace, built-in head board and cedar closets are custom features in the master bedroom of the Quarry House, located north of LeClaire on U.S. 67.
The tile counter top inside the master bathroom looks just as it did when the house was built in 1955.
The toilet inside the master bathroom also has a bidet in the Quarry House.
A skylight over the stainless steel sinks with tile countertops and back splash highlight the kitchen inside the Quarry House.
Whatever you imagined, it's even better.
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