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 4, 2020
12
Listed
45
Avg. DOM
$358.13
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$499,450
Med. List Price
12 Properties
Under Contract
186 Babcock St Quincy, MA 02169
2
Beds
1
Baths
616
Sq.Ft.
1953
Year Built
2
Days on Site
72650586
MLS
Beautiful quaint 2 bedroom home in Houghs Neck. Great location, close to the Ocean, beach, Public Boat Landing, Yacht Club, Boston Harbor Islands, National Park Area Trails and Playgrounds. Lots of...
2
Beds
1
Baths
756
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
3
Days on Site
72665756
MLS
This waterfront home has amazing views! In need to total renovation or tear down and start fresh. Stunning panoramic views, stairs lead to deck and public beach. Any offers must be submitted by...
$389,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
2
Beds
1
Baths
1,156
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
7
Days on Site
72663982
MLS
Ocean breeze, spectacular sunrise, the lull of the waves, endless views, and waterfront property - if this describes your happy place, then start packing. All the charm and character one would expect...
$899,900
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
4
Beds
1F21/2
Baths
3,675
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
9
Days on Site
72662687
MLS
Picturesque Great Hill neighborhood of Houghs Neck, direct waterfront home overlooks the Bay and Harbor Islands with distant views of Boston. This nine rm, spacious home has been owned by one family...
Under Contract
58 Bay View Ave Quincy, MA 02169
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,400
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
10
Days on Site
72661674
MLS
This is the one you've been waiting for! Absolutely immaculate home in one of Quincy's most desired areas. Walk to the beach, enjoy the water views and relax in your own spa-like backyard...
2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,258
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
15
Days on Site
72659942
MLS
Don't miss out on a great opportunity to own a completely renovated 2 bedroom, 2 & 1/2 bath colonial style charming home with water views in the sought after Hough's Neck community. The first floor...
Open 6/6
18 Hodgkinson St Quincy, MA 02169
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,257
Sq.Ft.
1930
Year Built
23
Days on Site
72655831
MLS
Beautifully expanded Dutch Colonial offers 10 rooms, 4 BRs with 2 full baths and 2,257 sq. ft. of living space on a rare 9000 sq. ft. lot just 7 houses to the ocean with no flood ins. required!...
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,252
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
55
Days on Site
72643164
MLS
Fabulously 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, central...
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,976
Sq.Ft.
1997
Year Built
67
Days on Site
72639174
MLS
Check out NEW virtual tour link! Direct marsh waterfront Houghs Neck home in serene location with breathtaking views. Open modern kitchen with granite counters, oak cabinets, gracious dining room,...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,600
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
68
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....
Under Contract
17 Wall St Quincy, MA 02169
6
Beds
3
Baths
2,569
Sq.Ft.
1890
Year Built
128
Days on Site
72613326
MLS
Showings available. Follow CDC guidelines. 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...
$499,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,776
Sq.Ft.
1906
Year Built
159
Days on Site
72602861
MLS
SUMMER IS COMING!!! 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....