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 August 21, 2019
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Listed
34
Avg. DOM
$348.62
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$538,858
Med. List Price
18 Properties
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Open 8/22
104 Sea Ave Quincy, MA 02169
$929,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,872
Sq.Ft.
1878
Year Built
1
Days on Site
72552695
MLS
Views! Views! Views! Whether looking straight ahead to The Harbor Islands or with a tilt of the head to the Boston Skyline. Enjoy watching Ferries, Boats and Cruise ships. These views are exquisite....
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,483
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
8
Days on Site
72549337
MLS
This home gives waterfront living a new meaning with the "first infinity pool" overlooking Rock Island Cove. Pull your boat up to your new home, take a dip in the ocean and enjoy twilight from your...
2
Beds
1
Baths
780
Sq.Ft.
1915
Year Built
8
Days on Site
72523321
MLS
Wonderful 2 bedroom cottage with expansive bay views located close to the beach, Boat House & launch in Hough's Neck is ready for its new owners! Imagine waking up each morning to water views of the...
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,826
Sq.Ft.
1969
Year Built
8
Days on Site
72549543
MLS
Check out this wonderful 8 room home with amazing water views of the Boston skyline and the islands. This home features 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, eat-in kitchen, walk-out basement, 2 paved driveways,...
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,302
Sq.Ft.
1956
Year Built
9
Days on Site
72547891
MLS
Fantastic opportunity to live in a pristinely maintained home in Snug Harbor! Located on a quiet side street, you're a very short walk away from the nearby beach, variety store playground & bus stop...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,700
Sq.Ft.
2001
Year Built
14
Days on Site
72546825
MLS
Beautifully colonial built in 2001, cross the street from Quincy Bay, some ocean views from the Master Bedroom, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, hardwood floors throughout, master bedroom has spa tub, walk in...
$204,900
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,045
Sq.Ft.
1910
Year Built
14
Days on Site
72547133
MLS
Builders/investors special just a short walk to the water's edge for remarkable views of Hingham Harbor, fishing, picknicking and strolling along the water's edge in Hough's Neck. Needs total re-hab....
$449,900
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,306
Sq.Ft.
1905
Year Built
15
Days on Site
72546560
MLS
Spectacular, top-quality gut renovation of this sunlit home! This home features a new addition, providing a large living area. The spacious kitchen features granite countertops and stainless steel...
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,252
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
28
Days on Site
72539661
MLS
Welcome to Houghs Neck...Located just two blocks from the beach this sunny, 4 bedroom, 2 bath adorable Bungalow has been completely renovated from top to bottom...Brand new roof, furnace, water...
$709,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,386
Sq.Ft.
2012
Year Built
30
Days on Site
72538380
MLS
This is the one you have been waiting for, it is better than new. This seven year old colonial is extremely well maintained and has many custom updates and an open floor plan. The chef's kitchen...
$445,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,147
Sq.Ft.
1915
Year Built
30
Days on Site
72538501
MLS
Waterfront home in Quincy with spectacular views for under 500K!!! This home features a great open floor plan on the 1st floor with living, dining and kitchen seamlessly flowing together. The...
Open 8/25
27 Lakeside Ave Quincy, MA 02169
5
Beds
2
Baths
2,262
Sq.Ft.
1973
Year Built
31
Days on Site
72538261
MLS
PRICE IMPROVEMENT! Are you looking for your own private expansive lot, you got it! Are you looking for an open and entertaining floor plan you got it! Are you looking for a walk in private space for...
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