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The Lookout - Pets Welcome, View of Bay

Prime Hook Beach, DE, USA
  • House1900 sqft
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Come and relax at our home at Primehook Beach. Watch the dolphins in the open waters of the Delaware Bay from our second and third floors or the snow geese, grackles and gulls from our backyard that adjoins the Primehook National Wildlife Reserve. With three floors there is plenty of room for your family to spread out and relax. The top two floors were built in 2003 and the first floor has been remodeled.

We are across the street from the beach, a short walk. Enjoy bike rides in our private community or go for long walks along the quiet beach looking for shells and sea glass. You will quickly see why Primehook is such a gem. It reminds us of Nags Head, only much closer or Ocean City, MD how it was 60 years ago.

We have two bedrooms on the first floor. One with a king size bed, the other with a full. They share a bathroom with a tub and shower. There is bedroom with 2 single beds and a bathroom with a shower on the second floor. The third floor has a loft bedroom with a queen size bed and its own half bathroom.This bedroom has a view of the water. At night you can lay in bed and see the ships with their lights on anchored in the Bay.

In nearby Milton, about 9 miles away, we have a Food Lion, a

Walgreens, a Subway, a Chinese carryout, a Domino's and one of our favorites, the Miltonian Restaurant with Greek/Italian and American cuisine. For more shopping we have Lewes and Rehobeth south on Route 1. There is the Boardwalk in Rehobeth and further south, in Ocean City as well as historic sites, theatres, amusement parks, the incomparable Henlopen State Park on the ocean in Rehobeth and all kinds of experiences awaiting you at the shore.

We look forward to hearing from you to plan your vacation at our house in Primehook Beach. It will be our pleasure to help you have a comfortable and enjoyable stay. Ask us to send you our rental agreement so you can book your rental while there is still time. By the way, no waiting for keys at our house, we have resort lock.

Options: We have a pet fee of $100 per pet per rental, a kayak rental fee of $150 which includes two sit on top kayaks, two life vests, two paddles and two wheeled carts and we also have a linen rental package of sheets and towels for $200. These are options you can add to your rental to fit your needs. Of course you are welcome to bring your own sheets and towels!

Thank you, Ron and Anne.

Keywords: Primehook Beach, Private beach, waterfront, close to Baltimore,

Washington and Dover, Bird watchers paradise, Primehook Wildlfe Refuge,

Delaware Bay, Surf Fishing, Kayaking


Ron and Anne Anthony

Member Since 2011
Premier Partner
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Calendar last updated:
Feb 27, 2018
About Ron and Anne Anthony

Anne and I grew up in Northern Virginia, married and moved to the Baltimore area. She is a Medical Technologist at a local hospital and I am in the investment business. We have two wonderful sons, Mike and Nick. They are both attending Towson University. We have 2 other members of our family and they are Teddy and Riley, our very special Yorkshire Terriers. Anne teaches Yoga and Zumba while I like to work on old cars for fun. We hope you enjoy our home.

Ron and Anne Anthony purchased this House in 2011

Why Ron and Anne Anthony chose Prime Hook Beach

While we enjoyed family vacations in the Outer Banks for many years we prefer being much closer to home with many of the same benefits here in Primehook Beach. Away from the crowds and close to nature.

What makes this House unique

Water views of the Delaware Bay in the front and the Primehook National Wildlife Refuge in the rear gives us the best of both worlds. The Refuge was established as a sanctuary for migratory birds and is famous among birders. Having three floors especially with the high ceilings in the second floor gives us a wonderful feeling of spaciousness. Five decks allow all kinds of perspectives that enhance the experience. Being in Primehook Beach gives you quiet and peacefulness. You can walk on the beach and, many times, be the only one there. At the same time you are only about 20 miles from Rehobeth Beach and tons of things to do. For us vacations are about relaxing and enjoying the simple things, walking on the beach, looking for shells, surf fishing, bird watching, bike rides, long lunches on the deck. Its all here.


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king
      • Bedroom 2
        1 double
      • Bedroom 3
        2 twin/ single, Bedroom on second floor
      • Bedroom 4
        1 queen, Bedroom on third floor
      • King size beds (1) First floor bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) Bedroom on third floor with its own half bath, Double Beds (1) Second bedroom on first floor, Twin beds (2) in bedroom on second floor.Futon on second floor.


      • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, combination tub/shower
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower
      • Bathroom 3
      • 2.5

      Location Type

        • Beach View
          We are just across the street from the beach and can see the water from our second and third floors.
        • Water View
          Water views front.


            • Guests provide their own meals


                • Iron & Board
                • Air Conditioning
                  Central Air
                • Free Long Distance
                • Hair Dryer
                • Heating
                • Internet
                • Clothes Dryer
                • Living Room
                  Den on 1st floor with 40 inch flat screen TV Large living area on 2nd floor with 50 inch flat screen TV
                • Parking
                  Driveway parking for 2-3 cars Additional parking in front yard
                • Parking Off Street
                • Telephone
                • Washing Machine
                • Wireless Internet


                    • Coffee Maker
                    • Cooking Utensils
                    • Dishes & Utensils
                    • Kitchen
                    • Microwave
                    • Oven
                    • Pantry Items
                      Coffee, powdered creamer, tea, sugar, sugar substitute, spices,coffee filters
                    • Refrigerator
                    • Stove
                    • Toaster


                        • Dining
                          Breakfast room 1st floor off kitchen 4-6 Table in Kitchen with stools 2-4 Table for 6-8 on 2nd floor
                        • Dining Area
                        • comfy seating for 6 people


                            • Books
                              Assorted novels and magazines
                            • CD Player
                            • DVD Player
                            • Games
                              Assorted board games and puzzles
                            • Satellite / Cable
                              TV's in both bedrooms on first floor TV in first floor den TV in great room second floor TV in 3rd floor bedroom
                            • Stereo
                            • Television
                            • VCR
                            • Video Games
                            • Video Library
                              About 40 DVD's


                                • Bicycles
                                  3 adult bikes 1 boys bike
                                • Deck / Patio
                                  (5) There is a deck on the first floor rear, one on the second floor front, one on second floor rear and two on the roof. There is also a porch with outdoor shower on the 1st floor.
                                • Kayak / Canoe
                                  2 Wilderness Kayaks with paddles and life jackets available for rent ($150 per week)
                                • Lawn / Garden
                                  We have a lovely fenced in back yard, perfect for the doggies to visit.
                                • Outdoor Grill
                                  Weber grill charcoal


                                    • limited accessibility
                                      First floor offers bedrooms, bath, kitchen, den. Only 2 steps to get in front door, and 1 step from porch to main floor.


                                        • churches
                                        • cinemas
                                        • health/beauty spa
                                        • library
                                        • restaurants
                                        • theme parks
                                        • water parks
                                        • winery tours

                                          Leisure Activities

                                            • outlet shopping
                                            • antiquing
                                            • bird watching
                                            • boating
                                            • horseshoes
                                            • miniature golf
                                            • beachcombing
                                            • shelling
                                            • shopping
                                            • sight seeing
                                            • walking
                                            • wildlife viewing

                                              Local Services & Businesses

                                                • ATM/bank
                                                • fitness center
                                                • groceries
                                                • hospital
                                                • laundromat
                                                • massage therapist
                                                • medical services

                                                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                    • rafting
                                                    • cycling
                                                    • fishing
                                                    • golf
                                                    • hiking
                                                    • kayaking
                                                    • deepsea fishing
                                                    • sailing
                                                    • sound/bay fishing
                                                    • surf fishing
                                                    • swimming
                                                    • water skiing
                                                    • water tubing


                                                        • Our house started out with one story. In 2003 the prior owner added the second and third levels so most of the house is only 9 years old. Our backyard has spectacular views over the Primehook National Wildlife Refuge and its waters. It is a 10,000 acre sanctuary and the sunsets are breathtaking. We also have second and third floor views of the Delaware Bay across the street. We are just across the street from the beach. Just beautiful! 4 beach chairs, 3 bikes

                                                          House Rules

                                                          Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                          Check-out: 12:00 PM

                                                          Cancellation Policy

                                                          Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

                                                          41 Reviews


                                                          Latest reviews

                                                          Well stocked home. Quiet neighborhood.

                                                          Mary Z.

                                                          Home very well appointed. We had everything we needed for our month-long stay in November. A little too cool to sit on the roof to look out on the bay, but would love that in warmer weather. Owners were very friendly and made the rental process easy and enjoyable.

                                                          Beautiful, relaxing home, wonderful hosts!

                                                          Marta B.

                                                          Ron and Anne’s home is the perfect place for a quiet, relaxing getaway. Walk on the beach, ride bikes through the marshland, bird watch on the back deck, watch the stars on the roof deck, have a big family dinner at the second floor dinner table... The kitchen has all the amenities - including spices and oils etc- that you need to make some wonderful meals. The beds are extremely comfortable. And the number of bedrooms and bathrooms is perfect for two small families or one large. Ron and Anne are also extremely accommodating hosts. We’ve been renting this house for several years and look forward to going back again!

                                                          Beautiful and Pet friendly

                                                          Jeff R.

                                                          We had a wonderful time, pet friendly. Could not ask for a more peaceful place. Will probably look into future rental for this place. Thanks Ron and Anne for a great vacation.

                                                          Perfect House for our Family Vacation

                                                          The Lookout was an ideal home for our family vacation. The house is large enough for people to have their own space, and there were plenty of places for us to gather as a group. We loved watching sunrises and sunsets on the many decks, watching birds in the preserve, and sunbathing on the beach. The house was clean and well-equipped with everything one would need for a beach vacation. The bikes were a bonus! And everyone loved the kayaks!!

                                                          Ron and Anne were very responsive to our needs. All of our inquiries were answered in a timely manner. We look forward to returning!!

                                                          Beautiful Stay

                                                          Kyle P.

                                                          Home was very clean and accommodating. Lots to take advantage of in this home with great views, location, and amenities.

                                                          Relaxing Family Vacation

                                                          Sarah M.

                                                          My family enjoyed a very relaxing weekend at Anne and Ron's beautiful home at Prime Hook Beach. The house had everything that we needed. There was ample space for our 6 family members and dog to spread out and not feel like we were on top of each other. The decks are amazing and provide gorgeous views of the beach and sanctuary. Prime Hook Beach was great, too. It was my first time at this beach and, based on information that I had read about the beach prior to our arrival, I was expecting it to be more of a beach for just the dog to enjoy. I was wrong-- it was great for the entire family, the water was nice and warm and the sand was soft. We had fun checking out all of the horseshoe crabs. I would recommend water shoes when going in the water. We were so happy with our stay and hope to return to enjoy another stay at Anne and Ron's home.


                                                          Prime Hook Beach, DE, USA

                                                          We are in a private beach community, secluded for peace and quiet for a truely relaxing vacation. Our beautiful home has three floors, very open and very spacious with 5 decks allowing wonderful views of the Delaware Bay (we have seen dolphins) and the Primehook National Wildlife Refuge in our backyard. Osprey, egrets, a birder's paradise, deer, rabbits, even a local skunk. Come relax and enjoy while only about 2 1/2 hour comfortable drive from Baltimore. We are about 27 miles S of Dover, DE. Thank you, Ron and Anne


                                                          Additional information about rental rates

                                                          Please note we have a pet fee of $100 per pet per rental. Because our neighbors on both sides are full time residents we would very much appreciate your being considerate to them especially if you bring your dog or dogs. Remember the Golden Rule! Thank you, Ron and Anne

                                                          41 Reviews
                                                          Wonderful 4.9/5
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