Prime Hook Beach

Prime Hook Beach is a wonderfully serene piece of shoreline perfect for observing wildlife along the Eastern shore.  Prime Hook Beach is a nature lover's paradise! With easy access to activities like swimming, whitewater paddling, golfing, fishing, and boating, this area will be perfect for the nature lover in you. Nearby attractions you will definitely want to look into are camping areas, Boat Hole Marina, Plumb Point, and Old Inlet Beach.  The Rookery Golf Course is right down the road from the beach if you are looking for a round of golf.

Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963 under the authority of the Migratory Bird Conservation Act for use as an inviolate sanctuary, or any other management purpose, expressly for migratory birds. It is located on the west shore of Delaware Bay, approximately 22 miles southeast of Dover, the State capital, and 64 miles southeast of Wilmington, Delaware.

The refuge is considered to have one of the best existing wetland habitat areas along the Atlantic Coast. The intensively managed freshwater impoundments have become important stop-over sites for spring and fall migrating shorebirds and wading birds. Endangered and threatened species management activities provide habitat for the Delmarva fox squirrel, nesting bald eagles and migrating peregrine falcons.  Neotropical land birds passing through utilize the refuge's upland forested habitat during the fall and spring. At 10,000 acres, the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge is a diverse landscape featuring freshwater and salt marshes, woodlands, grasslands, scrub-brush habitats, ponds, bottomland forested areas, a 7-mile long creek, and agricultural lands. These cover types provide habitat for approximately 267 species of birds, 35 species of reptiles and amphibians and 36 different mammals. 

Public use at Prime Hook provides compatible wildlife-oriented recreational opportunities. Since the signing of the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997, appropriate public uses of the Refuge System include six major wildlife-dependent recreational uses and are: hunting, fishing, wildlife observation, photography, environmental education, and environmental interpretation. The Refuge is open 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset.

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9083 Shore Drive, Milford, DE

Price: $950,000
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 4
MLS Number: 713262

Stunning Custom Designed Bay Front Home Located In Prime Hook Beach! Situated On An Oversized Lot And Featuring An Open Floor Plan With Panoramic Views Of The Delaware Bay With Direct Beach Access. This Thoughtfully Designed Home Was Fully Updated In 2005 With 5 Potential Bedrooms And Custom Designer Touches Throughout. Numerous Features Include A Spacious Open Great Room, A Large Chef Style Gourmet Kitchen, Custom Cabinetry, Vaulted Ceilings, Exposed Elevator, 3-car Garage, Fireplace, Hardwood Floors, Wood Spiral Staircase, Custom Library Shelving, Over 1,000 Square Feet Of Outdoor Deck Space, Custom Patio Stone Driveway, Custom Gardens And The List Goes On! Enjoy Sunrises Over The Bay And Sunsets Overlooking A 10,000 Acre National Wildlife Refuge! Ideal Beach Retreat Or Full Time Residence. Within Close Proximity To Lewes, Milton And Rehoboth Beach, Offering Numerous Amenities And Attractions.


Clifton Shores Drive, Milford, DE

Price: $574,900
MLS Number: 615867

Want Space?7x Larger Than Typical Beach The 4th Home To Build Here-center Lot. 1.31 Acres On Del Bay Is Very Rare.only 1 Row Of Homes,bordering Wildlife Refuge To The West.great Sunrises On Your Porch &unobstructed,gorgeous Sunsets On Your Deck. 115'of Beach &deeper Than A Football Field


Clifton Shores Drive, Milford, DE

Price: $574,900
MLS Number: 616726

One Of The 3 Largest Bay Front Lots In The County.lots Of Room To Breath That Refreshing Salt Air & Also Observe The Activity Of Primehook National Wildlife Refuge Directly To The West.endless,unobstructed Views Of Sunrises & Sunsets.very Quiet & Secluded Community And Less Than 30 Mins To Rehoboth.


9036 Shore, Milford, DE

Price: $559,000
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
MLS Number: 713260

Coastal Living At It's Best! This Tastefully Remodeled Beach Home Offers A Lifestyle Unmatched In Other Beach Homes! Upon Entering The Foyer You Will Be Greeted By An Architectural Stair Tower And A Built In Fish Pond! The Open Floor Plan Flows From The Well Designed Kitchen To The Living Area. Water Views Complete The Design. From Your Screened Porch Or Your Open Deck You Will Enjoy The Sunsets Overlooking The Wildlife Refuge. The Two Bedrooms And Full Bath Are Ready For Guests. You Will Retire To Your Large Master Suite Complete With Granite Bath On The Top Floor. A Must See Home! Call Today!


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