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Rosetta

Rosetta is a popular location for young professionals, families, students and retirees alike.

The area provides great transport links and easy access to both Belfast city centre and the A55 road, which links many of the main arterial routes within the city.

With the Forestside Shopping Centre a stones-throw away, Rosetta residents don't have to go far to do their weekly food shop. Also in Forestside there are phone shops, chemists, banks, jewellery shops and high street clothing ranges. Forestside provides an excellent day out and has everything you will need.

Furthermore, residents also have access to the plethora of amenities on the Ormeau Road and Ravenhill Road.

Located nearby is one of Ireland's longest running golf clubs since its founding in 1893 - Ormeau Golf Club. Known by many as "the course in the heart of the city" it boasts a marvellous tree-filled, nine-hole course, which has been played by the likes of Open Champion Fred Daly.

Ormeau Park is also extremely popular with the residents in the catchment area, and in particular sports fans. The park accommodates footballers, tennis players, basketball players and lawn bowlers.

Also enjoyed by walkers and joggers there is a range of orienteering routes and eco trails. The Ozone Complex is situated inside Ormeau Park and has fantastic indoor tennis courts, an intimate gym and laser quest facilities. Throughout the summer season, Ormeau Park holds weekly concerts and band performances in the bandstand, which provides free entertainment to be enjoyed by all.

Closeby is the Queen's University PEC, which boasts fantastic sports facilities including indoor basketball/football and a modern gym, filled with the most recent equipment. Nestled in the famous Botanical Gardens the PEC proves a popular venue for exercise.

Keeping with the sporting theme, the recently-renovated Kingspan Stadium and Windsor Park, home to the Ulster Rugby and the Northern Ireland football teams respectively are a short commute away from Rosetta.

Furthermore, the new Lyric Theatre is 5-10-minute drive away and provides great entertainment. As well as providing Northern Ireland with fantastic plays, music and wine tasting evenings, the Lyric has a quaint cafe with views over the River Lagan.

Education

There is no shortage of local schools, both primary and secondary to the residents of Rosetta. Nearby, there are some of Northern Ireland's leading primary, grammar and secondary schools.

Primary Schools

  • Rosetta Primary School
  • Inchmarlo
  • Victoria College Belfast Prep
  • Fullerton Prep & Downey House Prep

Grammar / Secondary schools

  • Methodist College Belfast
  • Royal Belfast Academical Institution
  • Victoria College Belfast
  • Aquinas Grammar School
  • Wellington College Belfast

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