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 December 12, 2019
14
Listed
70
Avg. DOM
$357.71
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$505,450
Med. List Price
14 Properties
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Open 12/14
7 Shennen Street Quincy, MA 02169
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,252
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
12
Days on Site
72539661
MLS
Welcome to Houghs Neck...Located 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 heater,...
Under Contract
90 Turner St Quincy, MA 02169
2
Beds
1
Baths
860
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
14
Days on Site
72596622
MLS
Great condo alternative. walking distance to the ocean This home features a gas FP, ceiling fans, & skylight. The seller prefers and strongly suggests offers to be submitted by the buyer's agent...
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,320
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
21
Days on Site
72594992
MLS
Ocean front property located in Hough's Neck, the perfect place for that small beach town feel while still being oh so close to the great city of Boston. This single family home offers unobstructed...
$539,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,044
Sq.Ft.
1924
Year Built
21
Days on Site
72595235
MLS
One of a kind Turn-key Direct Waterfront Cottage with Water Rights & Full Boston Skyline View just 10 miles from downtown Boston! This unique wooded hillside home with 180 degree water views was...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,700
Sq.Ft.
2001
Year Built
23
Days on Site
72594379
MLS
Check out this well maintained home located on a quiet dead end street across the street from Quincy Bay.Built in 2001,this home has many modern amenities as well as numerous updates such as...
Open 12/14
39 Darrow St Quincy, MA 02169
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,464
Sq.Ft.
1930
Year Built
24
Days on Site
72594148
MLS
Charming three bedroom, two bathroom home just listed in Houghs Neck. The property is located on a spacious corner lot, conveniently situated next to many of the area's amenities and it is across the...
$485,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,432
Sq.Ft.
1930
Year Built
50
Days on Site
72584417
MLS
Hough's Neck location, corner lot with unobstructed water view. Open Floor plan with large light-filled living area and windows that offers fantastic views of Hingham Harbor and Boston Harbor Islands....
1
Beds
1
Baths
834
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
65
Days on Site
72577340
MLS
One year new furnace and central A/C. Seven years roof. newer hardwood floor. updated kitchen, bath. walk out basement. nice yard and location.
Open 12/15
36 Mears Ave Quincy, MA 02169
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,000
Sq.Ft.
1800
Year Built
70
Days on Site
72575283
MLS
Welcome home. It's time to relax and take in these stunning Water Views. Come check out this beautifully cared for home tucked away in the beautiful Houghs Neck section of Quincy. Pride of...
$585,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,976
Sq.Ft.
1997
Year Built
85
Days on Site
72567444
MLS
Located in a very private setting, this modern home faces directly on an expansive green marsh. Perfect setting for those who like the quiet serene lifestyle, yet convenient to everything.. The first...
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,040
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
99
Days on Site
72559797
MLS
There's no place like home! Turn key ready and steps from the water and beautiful views. Gorgeously renovated 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom with plenty of room to expand into the spacious basement. Lots of...
$409,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,147
Sq.Ft.
1915
Year Built
143
Days on Site
72538501
MLS
Home Sold As Is. 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...
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