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 10, 2020
11
Listed
41
Avg. DOM
$370.35
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$629,900
Med. List Price
11 Properties
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,500
Sq.Ft.
1915
Year Built
6
Days on Site
72622177
MLS
VIRTUAL TOUR AVAILABLE! Hough's Neck gem! This well-loved single-family home is ready for its new owners. Imagine having water access right across the street with a short drive to Quincy Center T...
Open 4/11
86 Post Island Rd. Quincy, MA 02169
$439,000
Subdivision: Post Island/Adams Shore
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
996
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
7
Days on Site
72641107
MLS
This is the turn key home you have been looking for with beautiful views of Quincy Bay and the Boston Skyline. Completely renovated first floor delivers the open format living style you have always...
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,976
Sq.Ft.
1997
Year Built
12
Days on Site
72639174
MLS
Direct marsh waterfront Houghs Neck home in serene location with breathtaking views. Open modern kitchen with granite counters, oak cabinets, gracious dining room, first floor laundry, full bath and...
1
Beds
1
Baths
1,500
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
13
Days on Site
72638819
MLS
New Construction 1 bed Carriage house offering Ocean and City Views. Bonus room downstairs along with the attached garage perfect for office or living space. Custom finishes and quality craftsmanship...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,600
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
13
Days on Site
72638822
MLS
Quincy New Construction Home offering Water and City Views. Quiet dead end street in the Post Island neighborhood of Adams Shore. 2,600 SQFT of living space including 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms....
Open 4/11
53 Mears Ave Quincy, MA 02169
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,240
Sq.Ft.
1950
Year Built
16
Days on Site
72638077
MLS
CONTROLLED GROUP SHOWING SATURDAY 4/11 from 10:00am to 12:00noon. Must CALL before showing! Check out this beautiful 4 bedroom Cape sitting proudly at the very top of Great Hill offering captivating...
$495,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,152
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
29
Days on Site
72633148
MLS
This renovated 5 room 2 bedroom 2 full bath colonial style home is located on a quiet dead end street in the Houghs Neck area of Quincy. The first floor living room has sparkling hardwood floors...
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,706
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
47
Days on Site
72623029
MLS
Explore all this beautiful home has to offer via the attached virtual tour. Relax on your expansive back deck and marvel at the spectacular views of Boston from this stunning oceanfront colonial....
6
Beds
3
Baths
2,569
Sq.Ft.
1890
Year Built
73
Days on Site
72613326
MLS
Move right in to this updated and recently renovated colonial. With 5/6 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, an over-sized family room, huge garage, and a master bedroom that boasts and en suite and balcony,...
$515,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,776
Sq.Ft.
1906
Year Built
104
Days on Site
72602861
MLS
You'll want to live in this great family home located in Hough's Neck. The property is on a dead end street with Marsh views, but with transportation at the top of the street. It's newly renovated...
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,320
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
141
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...