HGTV's Alison Victoria Has Finally Sold Her Chicago Home Caught Up in Legal Troubles for $2.15M

The Windy City Rehab designer listed the home in September 2020 amid a lawsuit in which her former clients were attempting to freeze her assets

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Alison Victoria . Photo: B.R. Lillie Photography; Getty Images

Windy City Rehab designer Alison Victoria has sold her Chicago home for $2.15 million after it was caught up in her legal troubles last year.

The HGTV first listed her five-bedroom, four-and-a-half bathroom home for $2.295 million with Ryan Preuett of Jameson Sothebys International Realty in September 2020. But, according to the Chicago Tribune, it was removed from the market amid a lawsuit from Victoria's former clients later that year.

It was relisted in May 2021, removed again in July, and finally just sold in a private deal, real estate agent Vincent Anzalone confirmed to the outlet.

The single-family property boasts a number of notable amenities, including a two-car garage, a theater room with a wet bar, a private rooftop deck and an outdoor kitchen — which is home to a wood-fired brick pizza oven and a built-in grill.

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Alison Victoria's Chicago home. B.R. Lillie Photography

Meanwhile, the kitchen is filled with custom cabinetry, a waterfall-edge marble island and opens up into an intimate family room, which has its own fireplace.

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Alison Victoria's Chicago home. B.R. Lillie Photography

In addition to boasting plenty of natural light and high ceilings, the property also has a huge amount of space for a city home.

The main bedroom, which takes up half of the home's second floor, has its own oversized walk-in-closet as well as a luxurious marble bathroom, which houses both a marble steam shower and a bathtub. There are also three additional en-suite bedrooms.

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Alison Victoria's Chicago home. B.R. Lillie Photography

The listing came at a challenging time for the famous designer.

According to court documents previously obtained by PEOPLE, Anna and James Morrissey, who purchased a house featured on season 1 of the HGTV series, filed a motion on Oct. 8, 2020 to prevent Victoria from "dissipating her assets, including selling any property which she owns or controls."

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Alison Victoria's Chicago home. B.R. Lillie Photography

The Morrisseys' filing alleged that Victoria recently transferred ownership of the home to a new company, which she co-owns, and then listed the property for sale. The couple claimed this was done to "fraudulently conceal" her assets and requested an injunction that would prevent her from selling it.

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Alison Victoria's Chicago home. B.R. Lillie Photography

Victoria's attorney Daniel Lynch opposed the motion and, according to him, a Chicago court has sided with the star. The Morrissey's lawsuit is ongoing, according to the Tribune.

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The homeowners first filed a lawsuit against Victoria, her former business partner Donovan Eckhardt, and others in December 2019.

According to the original complaint, the $1.36 million home they purchased has faced "leaks and water penetration" from the windows, walls and ceilings — including an upstairs shower that allegedly "drained through the kitchen ceiling whenever it was used." A "crooked" front door, crumbling exterior mortar, issues with garage floor and roof were also cited in the legal document.

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Alison Victoria and Donovan Eckhardt. HGTV

The property's rehabilitation was chronicled on a January 2019 episode of the show, with stand-in actors reacting to the remodel's reveal since the Morrisseys did not want to appear on camera, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Attorneys for the Morrisseys declined to comment at the time.

On season 2 of Windy City Rehab, which aired its finale last October, viewers saw Victoria react to the legal actions taken against her and Eckhardt, which also include a second lawsuit from another couple that was filed in April 2020.

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