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 16, 2022
8
Listed
32
Avg. DOM
$377.54
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$587,450
Med. List Price
8 Properties
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,250
Sq.Ft.
1908
Year Built
6
Days on Site
73023952
MLS
The views don't get much better than this, prepare for your breath to be taken away. Come take advantage of one of the largest lots Hough's Neck has to offer with just under a half acre of land, a 3...
Open 8/16
18 Hodgkinson St Quincy, MA 02169
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,257
Sq.Ft.
1930
Year Built
7
Days on Site
73023884
MLS
NEW! 1st open house Friday 8/12 @5:30-7pm. Live in Quincy near the ocean! This expanded Colonial has 4 BRs, 2 updated baths, central air and renovated kitchen with 6 burner gas stove, pantry &...
4
Beds
3
Baths
1,680
Sq.Ft.
1960
Year Built
14
Days on Site
73020599
MLS
This 4 Bed/3 bath home features a large kitchen/dining area w/ granite counter; newer stove and microwave, tile flooring, fireplaced living room with hardwood and additional family room off of...
2
Beds
1
Baths
744
Sq.Ft.
1940
Year Built
40
Days on Site
73009276
MLS
Quaint bungalow with beach access and water views. A little updating will be needed to make this your own but a great opportunity awaits you here. Located on a bus line, close to shopping restaurants...
Open 8/18
21 Darrow St Quincy, MA 02169
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,000
Sq.Ft.
1955
Year Built
41
Days on Site
73008733
MLS
Welcome to this inviting 4 bed/3 bath colonial home situated on a fenced-in corner lot giving you the house and extra yard space you have been waiting for. Completely updated with so many modern...
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,181
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
48
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...
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
2,008
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
48
Days on Site
73005898
MLS
SHOWINGS BEGIN IMMEDIATELY! Looking for a spacious home in Quincy close to the ocean? Look no further than 25 Peterson in Houghs Neck! This 3 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom home sits within a terrific little...
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,813
Sq.Ft.
1925
Year Built
60
Days on Site
73000036
MLS
Subject to Short Sale Approval. This cozy Bungalow could use some TLC to get it back to its original beauty. Enter through front entrance that leads to a small mudroom, and additional small sitting...