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 September 27, 2020
11
Listed
34
Avg. DOM
$364.07
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$535,000
Med. List Price
11 Properties
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,331
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
1
Day 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...
1
Beds
1
Baths
830
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
6
Days on Site
72730570
MLS
Come put your stamp on this home the highly sought after neighborhood of Houghs Neck. Master bedroom sliders open up to two decks - one facing the ocean and one facing the marsh. Another deck awaits...
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,213
Sq.Ft.
1910
Year Built
6
Days on Site
72730651
MLS
Rare opportunity to own a beautiful and affordable waterfront property! Adorable beachfront home with tons of curb appeal reminiscent of a Nantucket cottage. Charm abounds in this sun-filled home...
2
Beds
1
Baths
1,040
Sq.Ft.
1929
Year Built
6
Days on Site
72730748
MLS
You'll love this 2 story home near Perry's Beach in Houghs Neck. This 2 bedroom, 1 bath home has a one car garage under. Enter into the 3 season porch with lots of windows. The entry level...
Under Contract
65 Lind Street Quincy, MA 02169
4
Beds
1
Baths
1,192
Sq.Ft.
1955
Year Built
11
Days on Site
72727961
MLS
Smell the fresh salty air from the screened porch of this solid 4 bedroom, 1 bath cape style home just steps from Fore River. Original owner, well built in 1955, this home offers a full concrete...
$899,900
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,345
Sq.Ft.
1928
Year Built
13
Days on Site
72726535
MLS
Houghs Neck by the Sea. Breathtaking ocean views from almost all rooms. Completely renovated eleven years ago. Enjoy your morning coffee from the farmers porch and watch the sunrise. First floor...
1
Beds
1
Baths
689
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
17
Days on Site
72720562
MLS
Great 2 story cottage that needs some work. Large living room with new carpets, eat in kitchen and a master bedroom with a deck. This house is in a great location! Walking distance to the beach and...
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
2,002
Sq.Ft.
1956
Year Built
24
Days on Site
72721041
MLS
Sitting in your living room will never be the same! Enjoy gorgeous water views and unforgettable sunsets right from the comfort of your couch. This cape-style home boasts gorgeous hardwoods...
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,976
Sq.Ft.
1997
Year Built
56
Days on Site
72639174
MLS
Fantastic water, creek and wooded views abound from this lovely home with its open granite/oak kitchen, dining room with two sets of sliders to huge wrap around deck. Mid-level room perfect for pool...
Under Contract
192 Manet Ave Quincy, MA 02169
$535,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,192
Sq.Ft.
1924
Year Built
61
Days on Site
72700169
MLS
I hear it all the time; PICTURES DON'T DO IT JUSTICE - MUST SEE One of a kind Turn-key Direct Waterfront Cottage with Water Rights & Full Boston Skyline View 10 miles from downtown Boston! This...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
3,000
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
183
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....