Sand castle (City Folk)

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Sand castle
Buy price Sell price
 400 Bells  100 Bells
1.0 x 1.0  1 × 1
Obtain via
HRA points 1111
In other games
New Leaf (sand castle)
New Horizons (sand castle)
Names in other languages
 château de sable
 castillo arena
 cast. di sabbia
 château de sable

The sand castle (formatted as the sandcastle in PAL regions) is a downloadable furniture item in Animal Crossing: City Folk.

The sand castle could be obtained in a letter from Nintendo if the player was connected to WiiConnect24 during the item's distribution period.

No villagers have this item in their home.


The following letter was sent alongside the sand castle:

Dear <player>,
Summer is here, so why not
bring the beach back home
today? This sandcastle,
winner of our European
summer item competition,
will set the tone for sure!

From the Nintendo team


The sand castle was the the winner of a design competition held by Nintendo of Europe for a summer-themed item.[1]

The following table lists which in which regions and on what dates the sand castle was known to have been distributed. This list may be incomplete.

Region Date(s) Reason for distribution
Europe Europe Jun 21 – Jul 3, 2009[1] The beginning of summer.



  1. 1.0 1.1 Nintendo of Europe (June 22, 2009). "Decorate your house with a cool sandcastle". Retrieved January 12, 2021.