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 November 26, 2022
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Listed
54
Avg. DOM
$460.34
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$627,500
Med. List Price
6 Properties
Open 11/27
970 Sea Street Quincy, MA 02169
$570,000
Neighborhood: Houghs Neck
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,246
Sq.Ft.
1930
Year Built
5
Days on Site
73060289
MLS
Make your dream of living on Houghs Neck come true with this stunning 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home, all you need to do is unpack! Completely renovated in 2018! Situated on a fenced in, lush lot located...
Open 11/27
568 Sea Street Quincy, MA 02169
3
Beds
3
Baths
1,800
Sq.Ft.
1918
Year Built
7
Days on Site
73059959
MLS
Gorgeous full renovation three bed three bath energy efficient home located at the entrance of Hough's Neck. Featured in the Boston Globe online magazine for it's design, this home has three living...
3
Beds
3
Baths
3,557
Sq.Ft.
2012
Year Built
20
Days on Site
73055887
MLS
SPECTACULAR WATERFRONT contemporary with amazing panoramic views of Quincy Bay & Boston Skyline. Completely upgraded in 2012, this home exudes elegance. Detached 2 story barn/workshop offers...
$620,000
Neighborhood: Houghs Neck
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,371
Sq.Ft.
1914
Year Built
39
Days on Site
73050117
MLS
What is black & white and beautiful all over? It's this conveniently located three story colonial!!! Gleaming Hardwood floors throughout, eat in kitchen stainless steel appliances with gorgeous...
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,250
Sq.Ft.
1908
Year Built
108
Days on Site
73023952
MLS
The views don't get much better than this! Introduding one of the area's largest waterfront lots with just under a half acre of land, a 3 bed 2 bath bungalow mainhouse, a 1 bed 1 bath guesthouse, and...
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,181
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
150
Days on Site
73005855
MLS
ATTN: Investors, Rehabbers & Contractors! Unique opportunity on Hough's Neck. Nestled at the end of a dead-end street is this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with large yard. Updated eat in kitchen w/granite...