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 April 23, 2019
18
Listed
67
Avg. DOM
$333.21
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$444,500
Med. List Price
18 Properties Found. Showing 1-12
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50 Pawsey St
Quincy, MA 02169
Open House
50 Pawsey St Quincy, MA 02169
1 of 30
$569,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
3
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,952
BUILT
1925
ON SITE
2Days
MLS
72482981
The living is easy in this impressive, generously proportioned contemporary Hough's Neck residence with bay views from almost every room in the house. The floor plan encompasses three spacious...
29 Nut Island Ave
Quincy, MA 02169
29 Nut Island Ave Quincy, MA 02169
1 of 26
$548,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
3
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
2,000
BUILT
1900
ON SITE
1Day
MLS
72485943
Own your piece of paradise. Amazing waterfront home with private mooring, abundant water views, sparkling hardwood floors, thermal pane windows, expansive decks, a bedroom and full bathroom on each...
114 Turner St
Quincy, MA 02169
114 Turner St Quincy, MA 02169
1 of 24
$369,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
2
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,148
BUILT
1910
ON SITE
6Days
MLS
72483934
Last showings will be today(4/22/19from 5:30 to 7pm) Offers in hand. This beautiful, breezy, fully updated, tastefully decorated bungalow will leave very little to do but to move in,relax and enjoy....
706 Sea Street
Quincy, MA 02169
706 Sea Street Quincy, MA 02169
1 of 25
$849,900
Subdivision: Adams Shore/Houghs Neck
BEDS
4
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
2,256
BUILT
1930
ON SITE
18Days
MLS
72477964
This desirable Adams Shore direct waterfront Colonial boasts spectacular views of Quincy Bay, Boston Harbor and the Boston Skyline that can be enjoyed from either of the 2 back decks that overlook...
168 Rock Island Rd
Quincy, MA 02169
Under Contract
168 Rock Island Rd Quincy, MA 02169
1 of 17
$439,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
1
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,320
BUILT
1992
ON SITE
19Days
MLS
72477274
Amazing opportunity to own your own piece of the waterfront. Take in the direct panoramic views and spectacular sunrises from your back deck. Walk right out your master bedroom slider to enjoy the...
81 Lenox Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Under Contract
81 Lenox Street Quincy, MA 02169
1 of 17
$429,900
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
2
BATHS
1
SQ.FT.
1,512
BUILT
1952
ON SITE
23Days
MLS
72474191
Welcome to Hough's Neck! This charming expanded Cape offers a large living room with French doors, a bonus fireplaced family room open to a large eat-in kitchen with stainless appliances and great...
978 Sea Street
Quincy, MA 02169
978 Sea Street Quincy, MA 02169
1 of 17
$429,900
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
2
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,524
BUILT
1910
ON SITE
26Days
MLS
72473112
Want to live near the beach?! Charming Dutch colonial near Quincy beaches is looking for YOU to come fill it with memories! Step in to the bright and sunny living room with original HW floors & gas...
547 Sea St
Quincy, MA 02169
Open House
547 Sea St Quincy, MA 02169
1 of 27
$519,900 ( $9,100 )
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
4
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,442
BUILT
1900
ON SITE
27Days
MLS
72472559
Pride of Craftsmanship in this spacious Quincy gem that has undergone full gutted renovations. Completely NEW insides: newly installed walls, electrical wires, 200 AMP electrical panel, plumbing...
129 Charles St
Quincy, MA 02169
129 Charles St Quincy, MA 02169
1 of 21
$385,000 ( $10,000 )
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
3
BATHS
2
SQ.FT.
1,065
BUILT
1868
ON SITE
29Days
MLS
72470720
Celebrate this (and every) July 4th in the heart of "The Neck"! This 3 bedroom/2 bathroom home is steps to Edgewater Beach, in the highly sought after neighborhood of Hough's Neck. Enjoy water views...
4 Oakwood Rd
Quincy, MA 02169
4 Oakwood Rd Quincy, MA 02169
1 of 24
$553,000 ( $22,000 )
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
4
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
1,800
BUILT
1989
ON SITE
41Days
MLS
72465383
Style, scale, light and the details you want await in this Stunning Renovated Split-Level home that can be yours, but don't delay. The house has everything you are looking for in your new home. The...
8 Sea Ave
Quincy, MA 02169
Open House
8 Sea Ave Quincy, MA 02169
1 of 3
$429,900
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
BEDS
3
BATHS
1
SQ.FT.
1,258
BUILT
1900
ON SITE
52Days
MLS
72459711
Nice location just a few feet from bus stop. Water views from some rooms. Close to park and recreation. Part of property is in flood zone. Basement is very dry , but has a sump pump,
23 Island Ave
Quincy, MA 02169
23 Island Ave Quincy, MA 02169
1 of 6
$275,000
Subdivision: Nut Island
BEDS
2
BATHS
1
SQ.FT.
588
BUILT
1900
ON SITE
64Days
MLS
72454761
Great opportunity to own your own place by the sea! Enjoy life in this cozy cottage nestled behind the trees with breathtaking ocean views. Located in the highly desirable Nut Island section of...
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