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 January 23, 2021
8
Listed
37
Avg. DOM
$433.01
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$499,450
Med. List Price
8 Properties
Open 1/24
8 Howe St Quincy, MA 02169
4
Beds
1
Baths
1,170
Sq.Ft.
1950
Year Built
4
Days on Site
72776981
MLS
Look no further, this home is a must Sea!. Move-in ready and tucked away in this popular seaside neighborhood. This 4 bedroom home features an eat-in kitchen with granite countertops with stainless...
Under Contract
14 Bell St Quincy, MA 02169
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,222
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
14
Days on Site
72769916
MLS
Fabulous Gambrel in sought after Hough's Neck neighborhood! Newly renovated in 2012! Large open floor plan perfect for entertaining and keeping an eye on the kids. Cook with ease in the modern...
Under Contract
24 Shennen Street Quincy, MA 02169
$405,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,024
Sq.Ft.
1890
Year Built
19
Days on Site
72771425
MLS
Charming Houghs Neck home just two blocks from Perry Beach and sighted on a level, double lot with detached single car garage, with a long driveway to accommodate autos and a boat. The first floor...
Open 1/24
32 Bay View Ave Quincy, MA 02169
4
Beds
2F21/2
Baths
2,400
Sq.Ft.
1906
Year Built
39
Days on Site
72767591
MLS
ELEVATED OCEANFRONT WITH PANORAMIC VIEWS OF QUINCY BAY AND BOSTON SKYLINE from one of the most well-known private properties in Houghs Neck. Stunning views from almost every window. The interior has...
2
Beds
1
Baths
756
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
43
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 Seller Concessions available to complete remodel All new...
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,331
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
54
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...
Under Contract
37 Rockland St Quincy, MA 02169
2
Beds
1
Baths
1,053
Sq.Ft.
1930
Year Built
57
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
50 Turner St Quincy, MA 02169
$499,900
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,875
Sq.Ft.
1910
Year Built
74
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...