Plenty of floors to clean! Vacuum mogul James Dyson drops $74million on six-bedroom Manhattan penthouse

  • The 71-year-old British billionaire’s new pad is a whopping 9,138 square feet
  • It’s located on the 54th floor of 520 Park Avenue, close to Dyson’s flagship store
  • Each of the 35 units in the limestone tower has 11-foot ceilings, white oak floors and, of course, Dyson appliances
  • Neighbors include ex-Barclay’s CEO Bob Diamond and UFC chief Frank Fertitta

Vacuum mogul James Dyson has bought himself an early Christmas present in the form of a stately Manhattan penthouse with a cool $73.8million price tag.

The 71-year-old British billionaire’s new 9,138-square-foot pad is located on the 54th floor of one of the city’s most coveted buildings, 520 Park Avenue, not far from Dyson’s flagship store.  

It boasts six bedrooms with a 279-square-foot balcony and panoramic views of Central Park. 

Vacuum mogul James Dyson has purchased a six-bedroom penthouse at 520 Park Avenue in Manhattan (pictured) for a cool $73.8million

Dyson, a 71-year-old British inventor who pioneered vacuum technology, is worth $5.2million


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Dyson’s new pad is one of 35 residences in the limestone tower located at East 60th Street, each unit decked out with state-of-the-art kitchens, 11-foot ceilings, white oak floors and, of course, Dyson appliances. 

The building comes with a gym and a rooftop pool. 

The inventor – who is worth an estimated $5.2billion – will soon be neighbors with Bob Diamond, ex-CEO of Barclays, UFC billionaire Frank Fertitta and publicist Ronn Torossian. 

A 24th-floor unit recently sold for a slightly less exuberant $24million along with a 30th-floor unit that went for $25.8million.  

‘It doesn’t get any better,’ developer Arthur Zeckendorf told the New York Post. ‘We have more than exceeded our expectations.’     

Dyson’s new 9,138-square-foot pad is located on the 54th floor of one of the city’s most coveted buildings (pictured from the street) not far from Dyson’s flagship store

The lobby of the extravagant building near Central Park West is pictured above

Dyson is pictured with one of his products at the Dyson vacuum cleaner factory in England

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