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 22, 2021
15
Listed
25
Avg. DOM
$418.32
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$450,000
Med. List Price
15 Properties
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3
Beds
2
Baths
1,312
Sq.Ft.
1930
Year Built
5
Days on Site
72852519
MLS
Stunning & Beautiful Gambrel Colonial in the heart of "Hough's Neck" just 1 block to ocean yet on quiet side street. A cozy entrance foyer leads to a large updated kitchen with custom cabinets,...
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,134
Sq.Ft.
1955
Year Built
6
Days on Site
72851632
MLS
Attention Contractors and Tradespeople!. Rehab For Yourself or this can be your next flip! A Genuine Diamond in the rough in an area of higher prices homes! This traditional 3 Bedroom 1.5 bath Cape...
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
858
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
7
Days on Site
72851074
MLS
Beautifully maintained home in a delightful Quincy neighborhood. Enjoy sundrenched rooms, striking modern updates, and much more! Enter into a large bright living room that is perfect for relaxing or...
3
Beds
1
Baths
952
Sq.Ft.
1907
Year Built
8
Days on Site
72849713
MLS
Move-in ready sunny bungalow, on a quiet street, large corner lot. Short distance to Edgewater Beach, excellent location, large deck, fenced-in yard, open style kitchen, spacious bedrooms. New roof...
Open 6/26
8 Shoreside Road #1 Quincy, MA 02169
1
Beds
1
Baths
1,500
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
8
Days on Site
72849792
MLS
Your Perfect Seaside Escape located on a quiet dead end street in the Post Island neighborhood of Adams Shore. This home was designed with exceptional craftsmanship and meticulous attention to detail...
Contingent
11 Grace Rd Quincy, MA 02169
4
Beds
1
Baths
1,408
Sq.Ft.
1953
Year Built
14
Days on Site
72802348
MLS
Back on the market with a FRESH NEW LOOK and a FRESH NEW PRICE! This cozy Quincy Cape with water views has great potential as a starter home or as an investment! This 6 room, 3/4 Bed 1 Bath is...
$380,000
Subdivision: 50
2
Beds
1
Baths
905
Sq.Ft.
1910
Year Built
15
Days on Site
72845595
MLS
Welcome to 110 Spring St, located in Quincy's highly desired Houghs Neck; this adorable two bedroom, one full bath with four car driveway that has marsh views, awesome outdoor space, and is extremely...
Contingent
218 Winthrop St Quincy, MA 02169
$374,900
Subdivision: Houghs Island
2
Beds
1
Baths
832
Sq.Ft.
1890
Year Built
16
Days on Site
72844758
MLS
Welcome to Hough's Neck, a beautiful ocean peninsula community just 12 miles from downtown Boston! This adorable two bedroom cottage, with great expansion potential, can be your year round, seaside...
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,245
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
20
Days on Site
72843036
MLS
Location! Location! Turn of the century Colonial located within steps of Edgewater Beach! Features include: desirable side street locale with water views, newer roof, vinyl windows, large wrap around...
1
Beds
1
Baths
804
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
22
Days on Site
72840961
MLS
Great condo alternative.Location, location, location! Charming 1 bedroom bungalow just steps from the ocean. Inside you will find an open layout with spacious rooms throughout. The large Living Room...
Open 6/26
10 Shoreside Road #1 Quincy, MA 02169
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,600
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
39
Days on Site
72832337
MLS
Wake up to the sights and sounds of the Ocean in Luxury Seaside Living. Enjoy your morning coffee overlooking the private neighborhood of Adams Shore in this Gorgeous 2021 New Construction home...
5
Beds
3
Baths
2,170
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
41
Days on Site
72831420
MLS
Incredible waterfront property in Houghs Neck! Walk right into the pristine, white kitchen complete with granite countertops, peninsula, and brand new stainless steel appliances. The family room has...