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 29, 2022
11
Listed
26
Avg. DOM
$425.93
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$575,000
Med. List Price
11 Properties
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,260
Sq.Ft.
1956
Year Built
7
Days on Site
73002818
MLS
Welcome to this charming 3 bedroom, 2 full bath Cape style home, ready for it's new owners. 1 bedroom on the first floor, and 2 spacious bedrooms upstairs. There is a huge kitchen, complete with...
$497,000
Neighborhood: Houghs Neck
4
Beds
3
Baths
1,848
Sq.Ft.
1950
Year Built
7
Days on Site
73003186
MLS
Just in time for summer this versatile home is just a block from the water and ready for you to move right in! Enjoy the ocean breeze indoors or outside in your fenced yard. This home boasts a large...
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,392
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
9
Days on Site
73001362
MLS
WOW!! Over sized 2 bedroom/2 bath bungalow in this sought after Hough's Neck section of Quincy!! Ample sized 3 season enclosed porch perfect for entertaining during the cold fall nights. One bed and...
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,813
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
12
Days on Site
73000036
MLS
Subject to Short Sale Approval. This cozy Bungalow could use some TLC to get it back to its original beauty. Enter through front entrance that leads to a small mudroom, and additional small sitting...
3
Beds
3
Baths
2,353
Sq.Ft.
1910
Year Built
15
Days on Site
72998278
MLS
Life by the sea is the life for me. Welcome to Adams Shore most beautiful beachfront home. With exclusive deeded beachfront, you will be hard pressed to find a more impressive view of the water,...
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,020
Sq.Ft.
1915
Year Built
16
Days on Site
72997507
MLS
WATERFRONT!! This home is one NOT to miss. 2 beds/2 bath cottage style home nestled in the HOUGHS NECK neighborhood features spectacular OCEAN VIEWS. This comfy home features an open floor plan and...
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,212
Sq.Ft.
1910
Year Built
22
Days on Site
72994738
MLS
Relaxation has never been easier in this beautiful marsh side home! This spacious sun-drenched home features a large, updated kitchen opening to a cozy living room with a pellet stove and home bar....
$589,900
Neighborhood: THE NECK
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,837
Sq.Ft.
1965
Year Built
49
Days on Site
72980641
MLS
3-Bedroom home plus large BONUS ROOM in Houghs Neck, a gorgeous peninsula in Quincy. Meets all 3 requirements of real estate: Location! Location! Location! 7 rooms/ 2 full baths. Spacious bedrooms!...
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,256
Sq.Ft.
1940
Year Built
50
Days on Site
72980124
MLS
Waterfront property on Hingham Bay! Enjoy the sunrise from your water front view, ideal for boating, fishing, and swimming. Private area with enclosed fence but near everything that Houghs Neck has...
Open 6/30
60 Allerton St Quincy, MA 02169
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,008
Sq.Ft.
1945
Year Built
50
Days on Site
72980496
MLS
Price correction! This cozy home has a beach house feel with modern amenities including an updated kitchen, updated bathrooms, and on a 6,000 sqft lot. This single family home is nestled on a quiet...
2
Beds
1
Baths
800
Sq.Ft.
1917
Year Built
56
Days on Site
72977244
MLS
Tear down & build NEW! Permit ready single family house lot in small dead end neighborhood with water views & path to walk directly to the beach! ZBA approval has been recorded for construction of a...