WESTPORT–Say “Hello” to 7 Merritt Lane.

The Building Department issued a demolition permit for the property in May 2020. The original house, built in 1965, was a single-story split-level with 1,400 square feet of living space, three bedrooms, two and one half baths, an unfinished basement, a raised basement and a garage.

In its place today stands a 4,500-square foot, 2½-story modern house, with six bedrooms, five and a half baths, a basement area, a garage, a stone patio and a finished attic.

The property traded hands in December 2020 for $2.0 million. It had traded in April 2020 for $425K.

The assessed value of the property was $466,800 in 2020 and is $1,327,900 today.

Merritt Lane is off Wilton Road, near the Merritt Parkway.

Source: Town of Westport Assessor records.