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 October 16, 2019
20
Listed
58
Avg. DOM
$355.57
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$509,450
Med. List Price
20 Properties
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Open 10/19
18 Bayswater Rd Quincy, MA 02169
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,320
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
8
Days on Site
72572203
MLS
Dont miss your chance to move in to the highly sought after Hough's Neck neighborhood in quincy. Coveted for its ocean views, and seclusion, while still only a stones throw to Boston. This Home...
Open 10/20
71 Huntress St Quincy, MA 02169
1
Beds
1
Baths
834
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
8
Days on Site
72577340
MLS
One year new furnace and central A/C. Seven years roof. newer hardwood floor. updated kitchen, bath. walk out basement. nice yard and location. Open House Sunday 11:00AM to 12:30PM
Open 10/20
36 Mears Ave Quincy, MA 02169
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,000
Sq.Ft.
1800
Year Built
13
Days on Site
72575283
MLS
Looking for the perfect home with stunning Water Views? Come check out this well cared for home tucked away in the beautiful Houghs Neck section of Quincy. Pride of ownership speaks for itself with...
Open 10/19
17 Hawthorne St Quincy, MA 02169
3
Beds
3
Baths
2,000
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
14
Days on Site
72574690
MLS
Stunner on a quiet dead end street with new park.Walk up to a pretty famers porch.When you enter the large Living room with beautiful hand crafted crown molding,refurbished gleaming hardwood floors...
Open 10/17
139 Spring St Quincy, MA 02169
2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,168
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
14
Days on Site
72574943
MLS
***Seller will credit back $5000***. Come check out this charming 3 level home located in the seaside community of Houghs Neck...A COMMUTERS DREAM!!! Short distance to the beach with numerous...
2
Beds
1
Baths
1,029
Sq.Ft.
1910
Year Built
16
Days on Site
72573260
MLS
Quiet side street and close to everything, sits this warm stylish ranch with garage and a nice level lot. Full high basement. New roof and modern kitchen and bath. Your new home has new front...
$585,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,976
Sq.Ft.
1997
Year Built
28
Days on Site
72567444
MLS
Located in a very private setting, this modern home faces directly on an expansive green marsh. Perfect setting for those who like the quiet serene lifestyle, yet convenient to everything.. The first...
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,258
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
35
Days on Site
72564291
MLS
Water-views from 1st and 2nd floor ! This is a great opportunity to buy an affordable home and build sweat equity. Home is fully functional, just a bit dated. Three smaller bedrooms, large living...
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,040
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
42
Days on Site
72559797
MLS
There's no place like home! Turn key ready and steps from the water and beautiful views. Gorgeously renovated 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom with plenty of room to expand into the spacious basement. Lots of...
Under Contract
12 Hodgkinson St Quincy, MA 02169
$374,900
Subdivision: Snug Harbor
1
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,296
Sq.Ft.
1946
Year Built
42
Days on Site
72538889
MLS
Offering a $5000 seller credit at closing if Purchase & Sale signed by October 15! Looking to downsize to a one bedroom with a bonus loft area? Tucked away in Snug Harbor, one street over from Gull...
$849,999
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,872
Sq.Ft.
1878
Year Built
57
Days on Site
72552695
MLS
Your chance to own a bit of Paradise. Views! Views! Views! Whether looking straight ahead to The Harbor Islands or with a tilt of the head to the Boston Skyline. Enjoy watching Ferries, Boats and...
2
Beds
1
Baths
780
Sq.Ft.
1915
Year Built
64
Days on Site
72523321
MLS
BUYER FINANCING FELL THROUGH - THEIR LOSS IS YOUR GAIN! Wonderful 2 bedroom cottage with expansive bay views located close to the beach, Boat House & launch in Hough's Neck is ready for its new...
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