Buy Your Next Home in Quincy, MA
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Thinking About Buying a Home in Quincy, Massachusetts?
Just about 10 miles south of Downtown Boston sits The City of Presidents. Quincy is a popular bedroom community with a rich history and ample residential opportunities. Just across the Neponset River from Dorchester, Quincy is connected to points north with easy access via MBTA bus or the Red Line stops at North Quincy, Wollaston, Quincy Center, and Quincy Adams. With just over 92,000 residents, Quincy is the 8th largest city in Massachusetts.
Quincy has had a steady list of employers and industries over the years – granite quarrying and shipbuilding in the past has evolved into professional services, insurance, health care, and finance today. Many residents live and work in Quincy, while others commute into Boston given the close proximity via car or public transit.
Some of the popular neighborhoods in Quincy include:
- Wollaston – Home of Eastern Nazarene College, lots of commercial and residential units, split into Wollaston Park (the beach) and Wollaston Heights
- Marina Bay – a higher-end residential/commercial district with a marina and beautiful views of Quincy bay, developed in the 1980s
- Squantum is a barrier island connected by causeway to the rest of Quincy, home to some of the most expensive real estate in Quincy because of the scenic views and tree-lined roads.
- Houghs Neck is a northeastern peninsular community named for Atherton Hough, who was granted the land in 1636 for use as a farm and orchard. Hough’s Neck has a substantial Irish American population.
- Adams Shore abuts Quincy Bay and connects Houghs Nexk to the rest of Quincy. Homes on smaller lots are interconnected by a network of streets in this family-centric neighborhood.
- Quincy Center is the center of the city with government offices, numerous commercial buildings, and larger apartment and condo buildings.
- Quincy Point is a densely populated area just east of Quincy Center
- Germantown is a residential neighborhood also located on the southern part of the peninsula with Houghs Neck, across the Weymouth Fore River from Weymouth
- Merrymount is a primarily residential neighborhood right on Quincy Bay
- Montclair is the north of Quincy Center near North Quincy, President’s Golf Course, and the Town of Milton, MA
- North Quincy is a residential and commercial neighborhood along Hancock Street and Quincy Shore Drive
- South Quincy is a residential area bordering the Town of Braintree
- West Quincy is a residential and commercial are with easy access to the major thoroughfares Furnace Brook Parkway, I-93, and Adam Street
Things to Do and Places to Visit in Quincy, Massachusetts
- Dock your boat at Marina Bay and enjoy a sunset view while dining at one of their many waterfront eateries.
- Visit the grounds and the historic homes at Adams National Historical Park, which includes the birthplaces of two U.S. Presidents.
- Feast on unlimited sushi and hot pot at Royal, and then head downstairs to Royal KTV and sing the night away in a private karaoke room.
- Wollaston Beach and Quincy Shore drive is a lovely place to spend a sunny warm afternoon, with a dip in the water and a clam shack lunch.
- Quincy Quarries Reservation is an excellent site for outdoor rock climbing and photography. The birthplace of America’s large-scale granite quarrying industry, Quincy Quarries Reservation is now inactive for quarrying, but popular for daytrippers and picnicking.
Homes For Sale In Quincy
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