Excerpt: A Gemmi Footprint in Bucks County
Playing with Legos was an early clue that John Gemmi, owner of Gemmi Construction, had interest and talent in construction. Jacquie Lewis, Solebury resident and former neighbor of John, fondly recalls watching John build homes with his Lego pieces, never dreaming that one day, she would call on him to help her with several major home renovations.
Fast forward to several decades. By this time Jacquie was living in a sprawling Solebury residence, located on a seven-acre property that has the Cuttalossa Creek meandering by the grounds. A stunning waterfall adds its own special magic. However magnificent the existing home was, Jacquie discovered that it wasn’t meeting all of her needs.
“As my parents aged, I found myself in the role of family matriarch in that all family gatherings were being held in my home,” Jacquie explained. “Everyone would congregate in the kitchen area.