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 August 10, 2020
8
Listed
37
Avg. DOM
$419.75
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$472,450
Med. List Price
8 Properties
2
Beds
1
Baths
690
Sq.Ft.
1926
Year Built
2
Days on Site
72706836
MLS
If you love the smell of salt air and coconut sunscreen, this beautifully renovated beach cottage is for you! Right around the corner from Rhoda Beach's sandy shore and boat launch, this adorable two...
$469,900
Subdivision: Adams Shore
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,044
Sq.Ft.
1870
Year Built
6
Days on Site
72704165
MLS
****OFFERS DUE 8/10 BY 12PM***...........Fabulous move in ready home in Adam's Shore! This completely renovated home has two bedrooms plus an office. Everything has been updated since 2017, from the...
Under Contract
122 Charles Quincy, MA 02169
$349,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
2
Beds
1
Baths
804
Sq.Ft.
1910
Year Built
7
Days on Site
72703982
MLS
WELCOME to Hough's Neck, a coastal community often called the hidden Gem of Quincy, this Home with water views is move in ready, hardwood floors up and down, New heat system, New hot water tank, new...
$399,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,152
Sq.Ft.
1938
Year Built
8
Days on Site
72702739
MLS
Charming, quaint 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom sea side cottage with beautiful yard and separate front garden area. Enjoy the shade of the maple tree and smell the sea air from this large corner lot. Roof is...
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,976
Sq.Ft.
1997
Year Built
8
Days on Site
72639174
MLS
Amazing views from this Houghs Neck marsh front home just minutes from sandy beach. Open modern kitchen with granite counters, oak cabinets, gracious dining room, first floor laundry, full bath and...
$535,000
Subdivision: Houghs Neck
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,192
Sq.Ft.
1924
Year Built
13
Days on Site
72700169
MLS
OH Sun 6-8pm 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...
Under Contract
7 Shennen Street Quincy, MA 02169
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,252
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
122
Days on Site
72643164
MLS
Fabulously located two blocks from the beach, this sunny 4 bedroom, 2 bath adorable Bungalow has been completely renovated from top to bottom...Brand new roof, furnace, water heater, central...
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
3,000
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
135
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....