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 May 19, 2022
10
Listed
22
Avg. DOM
$420.69
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$529,495
Med. List Price
10 Properties
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,026
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
2
Days on Site
72983316
MLS
This is your chance to buy Brand New Construction in Quincy! Walk to the beach or enjoy your water views from your master bedroom balcony. Sit on your front porch or back deck and enjoy the coastal...
Open 5/20
48 Sea Ave Quincy, MA 02169
$999,999
Neighborhood: Houghs Neck
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,350
Sq.Ft.
1928
Year Built
2
Days on Site
72984239
MLS
Wake up to the sunrise over the water and end your day with a sunset view from the rear of your home. This four-bedroom, three full-bath home was completely rebuilt 12 years ago and has had...
Open 5/22
346 Manet Ave Quincy, MA 02169
$639,900
Neighborhood: The Neck
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,837
Sq.Ft.
1965
Year Built
8
Days on Site
72980641
MLS
CHECK OUT THE FULL SHED CAPE-- NOTE NICE ROOM SIZES-- SECTION OF MANET AVE NEAR/ IN BACK OF ATHERTON HOUGH SCHOOL-- LIVING ROOM WITH A BRICK FIREPLACE AND HARDWOOD FLOORS- 3RD BEDROOM OR SUPER OFFICE...
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,256
Sq.Ft.
1940
Year Built
9
Days on Site
72980124
MLS
Waterfront property on Hingham Bay! Enjoy the sunrise from your water front view, ideal for boating, fishing, and swimming. Private area with enclosed fence but near everything that Houghs Neck has...
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,536
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
9
Days on Site
72980418
MLS
The (3) L's, Location, Location, Location! Welcome to Lenox Street in Hough's Neck. If you're looking to get some instant equity in a home following some renovation and some updating, you've found it....
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,008
Sq.Ft.
1945
Year Built
9
Days on Site
72980496
MLS
This cozy home has a beach house feel with modern amenities including an updated kitchen, updated bathrooms, and on a 6,000 sqft lot. This single family home is nestled on a quiet street, with two...
2
Beds
1
Baths
800
Sq.Ft.
1917
Year Built
15
Days on Site
72977244
MLS
Buy & renovate the small existing bungalow or tear down & build NEW! Permit ready single family house lot in small dead end neighborhood with water views & path to walk directly to the beach! ZBA...
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,222
Sq.Ft.
1942
Year Built
57
Days on Site
72957449
MLS
Attention Contractors, Fix and Flippers, Landlords & Investors! This 3 bedroom, one bathroom home needs some love. However with a minimal renovation this could be your next dream home or rental...
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,008
Sq.Ft.
1986
Year Built
57
Days on Site
72957451
MLS
Attention Contractors, Fix and Flippers, Landlords & Investors! This 3 bedroom, one bathroom home needs some love. However with a minimal renovation this could be your next dream home or rental...
$524,000
Neighborhood: Sandy Point
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,549
Sq.Ft.
1908
Year Built
62
Days on Site
72955018
MLS
Cute & convenient Quincy living on Sea St awaits in this s/ family home ideally priced and located for the right buyer.LARGE open 1st floor layout boasting master bedroom w/full stand shower...