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 October 21, 2021
13
Listed
33
Avg. DOM
$403.44
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$549,000
Med. List Price
13 Properties
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Open 10/23
53 Parkhurst Street Quincy, MA 02169
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,365
Sq.Ft.
1950
Year Built
1
Day on Site
72911369
MLS
Welcome to Quincy's Houghs Neck ~ a peninsula community located just 12 miles from downtown Boston where you can feel the ocean breeze and enjoy the alluring scent of salty sea air! Step inside the...
Open 10/23
12 Charles Street Quincy, MA 02169
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
2,434
Sq.Ft.
2000
Year Built
1
Day on Site
72911553
MLS
The one you've been waiting for in Hough's Neck! 12 Charles Street is an inviting single family home built in 2000 with central air and curb appeal to spare, including a fully landscaped and...
Open 10/22
92 Sea Ave Quincy, MA 02169
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,500
Sq.Ft.
2007
Year Built
2
Days on Site
72910465
MLS
This picturesque tri-level home offers ocean views from every room! Open floor plan features a chef s kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, two dishwashers, and a huge island....
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,700
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
8
Days on Site
72908253
MLS
Welcome to Adams Shore! Build your dream waterfront property with direct unobstructed, water views of the Boston skyline! Come and bring your finishing touches to this large unique lot that offers...
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,623
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
8
Days on Site
72908804
MLS
Ever dream of living life on the water? Great opportunity awaits! Enjoy the perfect trifecta in this spectacularly located home: direct waterfront, inground pool & boat dock! Main level consists of a...
Contingent
185 Manet Ave Quincy, MA 02169
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,461
Sq.Ft.
1880
Year Built
10
Days on Site
72907248
MLS
Your dream of beach front home ownership is fulfilled! This unique water front property is being offered with private beach ownership and unmatched views of the Boston skyline, Quincy Bay and the...
Contingent
54 Parkhurst Street Quincy, MA 02169
$409,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,083
Sq.Ft.
1910
Year Built
24
Days on Site
72901033
MLS
Arrange your showings today for this adorable conventional style home just steps from the beach in Quincy's Hough's Neck neighborhood with a street level entrance. On the first floor you'll see a...
$1,295,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
3,380
Sq.Ft.
1995
Year Built
50
Days on Site
72889354
MLS
NONE OTHER LIKE THIS! Waterfront living with spectacular views of the Boston Skyline, brilliant sunsets, Logan Airport, cruise ships coming & going all with your own waterfront screened Gazebo, deck...
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,400
Sq.Ft.
1935
Year Built
52
Days on Site
72888350
MLS
A wonderful chance to live by the beach! Vacation year-round in the much desirable Hough's Neck neighborhood with this beautifully maintained property. This home offers three levels of living space,...
Contingent
274 Palmer Street Quincy, MA 02169
$549,000
Subdivision: Germantown
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,302
Sq.Ft.
1956
Year Built
57
Days on Site
72886868
MLS
Priceless Waterviews!. Meticulous Cape style home with direct unemcumberd views of Snug Harbor! Professional style organic garden in back yard with multiple organic vegetables and fruit trees....
$499,000
Subdivision: Rock Island
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,092
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
63
Days on Site
72884664
MLS
Many say it, but this truly is a "Move-in" ready home just needs people and furniture. Hardwood floors are gleaming bright & shiny throughout. All freshly painted in neutral tone, bright & reflective....
$500,000
Subdivision: Sandy Point
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,549
Sq.Ft.
1908
Year Built
63
Days on Site
72884712
MLS
ATTN rental investors! The house is currently rented with lease till 7/31/2022 for $2650/per month. Cute & convenient Quincy living on Sea St awaits in this s/ family home ideally priced and located...