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 19, 2021
6
Listed
32
Avg. DOM
$388.53
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$422,450
Med. List Price
6 Properties
$425,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,048
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
6
Days on Site
72814405
MLS
Situated on a quiet dead end street, this Hough's Neck home has everything you're looking for! Minutes from the Beach, Park, Restaurants, School, Quincy Yacht Club, Bus Line, and Commuter Rail, this...
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,774
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
6
Days on Site
72814857
MLS
New to Market and not to be missed! Live as if you are at your own Private Retreat on the Cape or Nantucket. Home has Riparian rights with a Private Beach with Expansive Water Views. Currently set...
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,120
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
7
Days on Site
72813386
MLS
Looking for affordable in an up and coming area? You have found it at 38 Charles Street! Affectionately referred to as the "Neck", this 1 square mile peninsula is surrounded by Quincy Bay, Hingham...
$399,900
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
1
Beds
2
Baths
1,144
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
25
Days on Site
72804650
MLS
Come & see this adorable & renovated single w/ lots of beautiful ocean views, close to the beach & just in time for summer! It has 1-2 bedrooms (the finished basement with bath could be used as a 2nd...
4
Beds
1
Baths
1,408
Sq.Ft.
1953
Year Built
28
Days on Site
72802348
MLS
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 settled on a side street in the Snug Harbor neighborhood. Enjoy...
Under Contract
149 Rockland St Quincy, MA 02169
2
Beds
1
Baths
756
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
129
Days on Site
72766549
MLS
Rare Oceanfront (direct Ocean Access) property in Houghs Neck with stunning views! House is located on double lot, 6 Car Off Street Parking. Private Beach on Property. Public beach next door....