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 December 4, 2020
9
Listed
31
Avg. DOM
$330.94
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$419,000
Med. List Price
9 Properties
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,331
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
4
Days on Site
72733428
MLS
Looking for a house to accomodate a growing family! Enjoy beautiful view of the ocean from the oversized 3rd floor master with ample space. Views look into Hingham Bay. Easy access to Quincy Center...
Open 12/5
37 Rockland St Quincy, MA 02169
2
Beds
1
Baths
1,053
Sq.Ft.
1930
Year Built
7
Days on Site
72761603
MLS
Impeccably maintained home ready for its new owners! This charming bungalow has water views of Rock Island Cove and overlooks a large playground from the backyard. Easy flow through the one level...
Under Contract
7 Bird St Quincy, MA 02169
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,388
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
18
Days on Site
72758183
MLS
Opportunity knocks! This great home has had many updates and now needs some cosmetic TLC to shine! Buyers will find a newer gas furnace with forced air heating along with a young roof, cedar...
Under Contract
61 Shennen St Quincy, MA 02169
$399,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
2
Beds
1
Baths
955
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
19
Days on Site
72757714
MLS
Enjoy a seaside lifestyle in this updated bungalow nestled in the coveted Houghs Neck neighborhood. This two bedroom, 1 full bathroom home features a spacious three-season front deck, private...
Open 12/5
50 Turner St Quincy, MA 02169
$499,900
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,875
Sq.Ft.
1910
Year Built
24
Days on Site
72755825
MLS
Spacious Colonial in the Hough's Neck/Adams Shore area of Quincy just steps from the Ocean! The oversized windows allow natural light in, making the home light & bright. The kitchen with roll-out...
Under Contract
89 Post Island Rd Quincy, MA 02169
$399,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
2
Beds
1
Baths
1,022
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
31
Days on Site
72752549
MLS
Check out this Bungalow by the Bay ! What makes this home special ? The list is long. Seller owned solar panels , with net metering, high efficiency Navien Heat/Hot Water, a newer roof, a fabulous...
Under Contract
33 Pawsey Street Quincy, MA 02169
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,195
Sq.Ft.
1850
Year Built
37
Days on Site
72750601
MLS
A hidden gem on a rare .34 acre lot at end of the street, in sought after Houghs Neck neighborhood. Enjoy privacy and endless views from this waterfront property, with potential for future expansion...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,029
Sq.Ft.
2005
Year Built
68
Days on Site
72733953
MLS
Live the beach community lifestyle in this spacious detached condo with all the amenities and benefits of single family living. Three levels of living will have you feeling carefree and with options....
Open 12/6
48 Sea Ave Quincy, MA 02169
$829,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,345
Sq.Ft.
1928
Year Built
81
Days on Site
72726535
MLS
Houghs Neck by the Sea. Breathtaking ocean views from almost all rooms. Completely renovated eleven years. First floor has an open floor plan consisting of living room, generous dining area and...