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 November 13, 2019
16
Listed
76
Avg. DOM
$342.81
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$500,450
Med. List Price
16 Properties
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$485,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,432
Sq.Ft.
1930
Year Built
21
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....
Under Contract
76 Shed St Quincy, MA 02169
$349,900
Subdivision: Gull Point
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,613
Sq.Ft.
1921
Year Built
22
Days on Site
72583737
MLS
Bring your contractors and investors! With your ideas and some TLC, this 3/4 bedroom bungalow can be a true gem! The home features hardwood floors through out, three bedrooms and a possible fourth...
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,444
Sq.Ft.
2002
Year Built
28
Days on Site
72581354
MLS
Renovated with an eye on design, this exquisite 4 bed, 3.5 bath home features premium finishes & detail throughout. Through the foyer awaits an elegant living room w/ gas fireplace, adjoined by a...
1
Beds
1
Baths
834
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
36
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.
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,000
Sq.Ft.
1800
Year Built
41
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...
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,000
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
42
Days on Site
72574690
MLS
Stunner on a quiet dead end street with new park.Walk up to a pretty famers porch.When you enter the large Living room with beautiful hand crafted crown molding,refurbished gleaming hardwood floors...
2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,168
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
42
Days on Site
72574943
MLS
VERY MOTIVATED SELLER, Offer required by 2pm 11/6!!! Come check out this charming 3 level home located in the seaside community of Houghs Neck...A COMMUTERS DREAM!!! Short distance to the beach with...
$585,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,976
Sq.Ft.
1997
Year Built
56
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
70
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...
Open 11/17
9 Bayswater Rd Quincy, MA 02169
2
Beds
1
Baths
780
Sq.Ft.
1915
Year Built
92
Days on Site
72523321
MLS
Wonderful cottage with expansive bay views located close to the beach, Boat House & launch in Hough's Neck is ready for its new owners! Imagine waking up each morning to water views of the Boston...
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,826
Sq.Ft.
1969
Year Built
92
Days on Site
72549543
MLS
Check out this wonderful 8 room home with amazing water views of the Boston skyline and the islands. This home features 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, eat-in kitchen, walk-out basement, 2 paved driveways,...
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,252
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
112
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,...
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