Houghs Neck Homes for Sale

Looking for a great place to buy real estate? Houghs Neck is a neighborhood located in Quincy, Massachusetts with enough isolation for those looking to live the quiet life, but also near plenty of stores and attractions. If you decide to buy a home in Hough’s Neck plan to be embraced by the friendly community of “neckers” as locals are referred to.

Houghs Neck was used as farmland until the late 1800s and positioned on the Rock Island peninsula. The town receives its name from the original owner of the farm and orchard, Atherton Hough. The neighborhood began to develop as more and more families began to spend summers at Hough’s Neck. The neighborhood is still well-renowned for its access to beautiful beaches and top-notch flounder fishing. Year-round residents live in the many cottages in the part of the peninsula known as “God’s Country.” Extended families that have been living on the peninsula for years are a mainstay, but new residents are also welcomed and have a tendency to stay in the area after being exposed to the gorgeous ocean views.

The majority of residents in Houghs Neck have less than a 30 minute commute to work. Property and violent crime rates for the neighborhood are extremely low. Property crime rate was 2.39 percent while the violent crime rate was 0.45 percent as of 2011. Due to the low crime rate, families with children tend to habitat the neighborhood. Neighborhood children attend the Quincy Public School District schools. Houghs Neck is home to plenty of restaurants, retail stores and other businesses. Area restaurants include Manet Lunch and Louis Restaurant (closed temporarily). A recent addition, and a family favorite is Hough Many Scoops. A locally owned ice cream shop that challenges visitors with "The Crusher". An overwhelming pile of ice cream that locals can compete on who can finish it the fastest.

Nut Island Houghs Neck For recreation, bring the children to La Brecque Playground on Sea Street. It is over six acres and includes playground equipment, baseball fields, soccer fields and basketball courts. Two beach areas can be found in the neighborhood of Hough’s Neck. Rhoda Beach is a small neighborhood beach in Hough’s Neck with offsite parking. Two beachfront areas each measure approximately 50 yards. Edgewater Drive Beach is the more populated and larger of the beach areas in Houghs Neck. The beach measures almost 200 yards and lies adjacent to Raccoon Island. Amenities found at Edgewater Drive Beach include swimming, parking areas, park benches and picnic tables. The peninsula of Houghs Neck is flanked by Quincy Bay, Rock Island Cove and Town River providing waterviews from many of the homes in the area. 

Community events are extended to all residents of Houghs Neck. The ChowdaFest takes place every September and awards prizes to the restaurant and home chef with the best chowder recipe. Other standout annual events include the Christmas tree lighting at the fire station and the beach festival for the Fourth of July holiday, held on the 3rd of July. Purchasing a home or business in Hough’s Neck is likely a decision you will not regret. Singles, families and retirees will find plenty to do in the area while enjoying being part of a tight knit community.

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Houghs Neck June 26, 2019
22
Listed
59
Avg. DOM
$342.32
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$489,450
Med. List Price
22 Properties
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Open 6/29
27 Nut Island Avenue Quincy, MA 02169
$568,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,628
Sq.Ft.
1890
Year Built
1
Days on Site
72525266
MLS
Don't miss your chance to have a waterfront home so close to Boston! Rarely available location in Houghs Neck- Gorgeous City Views and Water Views and Direct Beach access, this home has it all! 3...
2
Beds
1
Baths
780
Sq.Ft.
1915
Year Built
6
Days on Site
72523321
MLS
Come see this wonderful 2 bedroom cottage located with expansive bay views located just a few feet from the beach, Boat House & launch. Wake up each morning to water views of the Boston skyline! The...
$1,299,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,706
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
7
Days on Site
72520527
MLS
RARE OFFERING! 13 yr young, professionally architectural designed, direct oceanfront home. The unique exterior's charming "Nantucket" design features a glass window wrap-a-round 2 story octagon tower...
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,826
Sq.Ft.
1969
Year Built
7
Days on Site
72522530
MLS
Great family home 8 rooms, 4 bdrms, 2 full baths on a quiet street with gorgeous water views facing Boston and the Harbor Islands.Newer Home for Quincy built in 1969. Property is not in a Flood Zone ....
Open 6/30
27 Winthrop St Quincy, MA 02169
3
Beds
3
Baths
1,940
Sq.Ft.
2012
Year Built
9
Days on Site
72520719
MLS
Live in your own seaside community of Quincy's Houghs Neck and be minutes to Boston! Easy walk to the Beaches and school, or Kayak to the Harbor Islands! This 3-4 bedroom, 3 full tiled baths has over...
Under Contract
40 Babcock St Quincy, MA 02169
2
Beds
1
Baths
864
Sq.Ft.
1945
Year Built
13
Days on Site
72518957
MLS
Welcome Home! This well-maintained single family could be yours. Sun-drenched living room opens up to the dining room and office space, giving this home an open floor layout. Modern kitchen is...
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,793
Sq.Ft.
1989
Year Built
14
Days on Site
72518034
MLS
Best value under $500,000! This home consists of many updates including the kitchen and the basement. The kitchen has plenty of counter and cabinet space, granite countertops and stainless steel...
4
Beds
1
Baths
1,615
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
15
Days on Site
72517440
MLS
Check out this big single family close to the park and Baker Beach. With more than 1,600 square feet, this house features four good-sized bedrooms and one full bath. Lots of space to work with and...
6
Beds
3
Baths
2,569
Sq.Ft.
1890
Year Built
16
Days on Site
72516521
MLS
Feel the ocean breeze from this recently renovated home located on the highly sought after Houghs Neck peninsula. Located one block from Edgewater Beach, NO FLOOD INSURANCE is required. This home...
Under Contract
31 Beebe Rd Quincy, MA 02169
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,160
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
20
Days on Site
72515088
MLS
Quincy's Adams Shore. Near complete remodel of this 3 bed 1.5 bath home. Brand new kitchen with sleek light grey cabinets, new stainless appliances (gas range) and luscious white quartz countertops...
5
Beds
2
Baths
1,813
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
28
Days on Site
72508974
MLS
This wonderful bungalow offers so much more then what you see on the outside. Inside you will find a large mudroom which opens into the expansive living room and dining room with high ceilings and...
$199,900
Subdivision: Nut Island
2
Beds
1
Baths
588
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
30
Days on Site
72507336
MLS
****INVESTOR ALERT! Paperwork in hand**** Property in need of full gut renovation or to be razed. Great opportunity to own your own place by the sea! Enjoy life in this cozy cottage nestled behind...
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