A $2.3 million Halifax house with a famous history is on sale in the city’s south end.

The mansion was built in 1871 and owned by Sir Sandford Fleming, creator of worldwide standard time zones and designer of Canada’s first postage stamp. 

The home requires an owner in a certain income bracket. It costs:

  • $18,000 a year in property tax
  • $14,000 annually to heat it
  • $10,000 a month in mortgage payments.

The CBC’s Michael Dick got a tour of the home's four fireplaces, eight bedrooms and extensive kitchen.