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The landscape at Rough Point is as much a work of art as the paintings and decorative arts inside. As you see them today, Rough Point’s property is approximately 10.8 acres.
Although aspects of the landscape have evolved over time, the original design by Frederick Law Olmsted emphasized the connection of the property and the ocean.

Doris Duke's beloved Bactrian camels, Princess and Baby, summered on the Rough Point lawn from 1988 to 1993. The infamous pair were tough on the grass and plants, but are remembered fondly through topiary sculptures, featuring drought-tolerant sedum, that were added in 2008 and are now an iconic feature of the property.

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