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Red door is the entrance to the studio/loftKitchen with concrete counter tops
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5 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1.5 baths
5 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1.5 baths
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Zack is a Superhost
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Art Church is a re-purposed 145 year old Presbyterian Church and now artist studio/loft. It was last used as a church in 1969. In 2012, the historical society sold it to artist/painter, Zack Jones. The downstairs apartment is a functioning artist studio with all the amenities. It's a popular space for creative minds and those that appreciate something different.


Air conditioning
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
2 queen beds
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

No pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM and check out by 11AM


84 Reviews

Melissa User Profile
December 2018
The Art Church is an amazing place to stay. Everywhere you look, your eyes are drawn to admire the artwork. Every amenity that you could think of was available, and it was so cozy and well kept. I look forward to staying here again when I visit Malvern in the future.
Missy User Profile
November 2018
A quiet, creative getaway from the noise and bustle of bigger cities. The locals were warm and welcoming.
Shari User Profile
November 2018
Wow, what a fantastic setting to reconnect with midwest. The artistic energy in both the living space and in the church itself was powerful and made for an amazing experience. As an artist visiting from Portland, this felt like home and I felt comfortable the moment I stepped in …
Billie User Profile
October 2018
We were a pain, changing reservation details twice–Zack handled this like a champ and didn't make me feel at all like an imposition. When we arrived, the keys were exactly where he said they'd be. The private entrance to the apartment was full of quirky sculpture and pottery. The…
Zack User Profile
Response from Zack:
Thanks Billy, I appreciate the feedback.
October 2018
Caroline User Profile
October 2018
The Art Church is a hidden gem!! It was a great place to unwind after a long hike on The Wabash. We loved the uniqueness of staying in an old church coupled with being surrounded by Zack’s amazing art!! We will come back again soon!!
Joani & Andy User Profile
Joani & Andy
October 2018
Unique and special! If you are looking for a place outside of the bigger city this place is for you. We throughly enjoyed the town of Malvern and are honored to have stayed at this Art Oasis. Zach's art is on display throughout the place which gives you a inside view of an arti…
Joani & Andy User Profile
Joani & Andy
October 2018
We extended our stay by a day and were very pleased we did! The accommodations were very relaxing and allowed us time to enjoy some serenity!

Hosted by Zack

Malvern, Iowa, United StatesJoined in September 2015
Zack User Profile
87 Reviews
Zack is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I'm a small town advocate that relocated from Cave Creek Arizona in 2006. Since then I've organized art shows, concerts, and a seasonal farmer's market. I'm also a Wabash Nature Trail advocate. I work towards creating a destination and see the arts and recreation as an avenue. …
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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