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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8931 Shore Drive, Milford, DE

Price: $685,000
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
MLS Number: 724315

Simply The Most Stunning Views Of Nature One Could Imagine! This Prime Hook Waterfront Home Boasts Exceptional Views Of The Delaware Bay, As Well As Panoramic Views Of The Majestic Prime Hook Wildlife Refuge With Its Stunning Sunsets And All The Wildlife In The Wetlands -- A Birder's Paradise. Upper Level Features A Wall Of Glass Overlooking The Bay, With Access To A Wrap Around Deck To Take In Every View. This Floor Also Features A Master Suite That Allows You To View Both The Sunrise Over The Bay, And Sunsets Over The Refuge. Living Area Joins With Dining Area And Kitchen That Again Make Views And Bringing Nature In, The Utmost Priority. Hardwood Floors, Unique Design, And Ready For Your Custom Updates.


28948 Oak St, Milford, DE

Price: $599,900
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2
MLS Number: 722193

Exquisite Views And Quiet Tranquility! This Home Was Custom-designed On A Double Lot By Its Architect Owner To Capture Exquisite Views Of The Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge From Nearly Every Room. Enjoy Peaceful Mornings Sipping Coffee In The Sunroom Watching The Wildlife Or An Evening Glass Of Wine On The Deck Taking In A Gorgeous Sunset. Some Rooms Also Have Bay Views, Since The Beach Is Just Steps Away!. Seize This Opportunity To Procure The Relaxing Lifestyle You Crave. Adjacent Lot Also Available 230-17.00-182.


Lot 127 Shore Drive, Milton, DE

Price: $575,000
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
MLS Number: 730970

Awesome Views From This Custom Built Coastal Home Surrounded By The Protected Wetlands Of Primehook National Refuge. This New Construction Home Will Be Built With The Highest Standards. Enjoy The Large Deck And Screened Porch Over Looking The Wetlands. Great Floor Plan With Plenty Of Room For Entertainment.


9567 Shore, Milford, DE

Price: $550,000
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
MLS Number: 718049

2 Story Beach Front Home With A Wrap Around Screened Porch Just Steps To The Water, With A Beautiful View Of The Delaware Bay.


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