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 July 23, 2021
15
Listed
38
Avg. DOM
$434.71
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$578,000
Med. List Price
15 Properties
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Open 7/24
154 Palmer St Quincy, MA 02169
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,072
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
3
Days on Site
72869750
MLS
Welcome home to this warm and inviting home featuring a picture perfect kitchen and wide open floor plan. This home is in perfect condition - just move in and make it your own! Great entertaining...
Open 7/24
270 Manet Ave Quincy, MA 02169
2
Beds
1
Baths
688
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
4
Days on Site
72868288
MLS
Welcome to Hough's Neck, a peninsula community just 12 miles from Downtown Boston! This home has been superbly maintained over the years. Enter through the front door into a sun-soaked living room...
Contingent
90 Shed St Quincy, MA 02169
2
Beds
1
Baths
924
Sq.Ft.
1880
Year Built
9
Days on Site
72866562
MLS
This adorable cape style home is ready for a new owner to make it their own!! Hardwood floors and built ins throughout, open family room with office space, sunroom, eat in kitchen and 2 sunny...
Open 7/24
1062 Sea St Quincy, MA 02169
$589,000
Subdivision: Hough’S Neck
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,144
Sq.Ft.
1906
Year Built
11
Days on Site
72864517
MLS
Beautiful, well-maintained, and spacious home in Quincy with all the modern amenities one could want! Recently renovated, granite counters with breakfast bar, and recessed lighting. Gleaming...
Contingent
41 Newton Street Quincy, MA 02169
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,312
Sq.Ft.
1930
Year Built
16
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,...
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
3,052
Sq.Ft.
1955
Year Built
18
Days on Site
72860639
MLS
Check out this very spacious home offering 4 levels of living space with 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths located just up the street from the Ocean but no flood insurance needed.1st floor offers a great...
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,848
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
31
Days on Site
72855526
MLS
Don't miss out on this lovely updated 3 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom home in peaceful Rock Island Cove community with small public beach at the end of street. Use of docks & fishing at nearby public landing....
Contingent
915 Sea St Quincy, MA 02169
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,134
Sq.Ft.
1955
Year Built
37
Days on Site
72851632
MLS
Dramatic Price Adjustment! 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...
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
858
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
38
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...
Open 7/25
8 Shoreside Road #1 Quincy, MA 02169
1
Beds
1
Baths
800
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
39
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
110 Spring Quincy, MA 02169
$380,000
Subdivision: 50
2
Beds
1
Baths
905
Sq.Ft.
1910
Year Built
46
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...
Open 7/25
10 Shoreside Road #1 Quincy, MA 02169
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,600
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
70
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...