Vacation Home Property Management Services



When you choose Pacific Blue Vacation Rentals, you can rest assured that you made the right decision. Our experienced professionals offer the skills, resources, and principles to make your vacation home a success. Our method is simple: we stay true to our founding values of quality, efficiency, and exemplary customer service.

We bring experience, integrity, and talent, providing world-class homes maintained by world-class employees with world-class customer service. By providing only the best vacation rentals, we ensure that our guests fondly remember their home away from home -- and can’t wait to return. Whether you are renting with us or entrusting us with your vacation rental, you can be sure that you are working with the best.


BOOKING: High exposure for your home

We are able to keep your house booked and full. We use the largest and most reputable booking platforms on the planet, These include:

Trip advisor/Flip Key/Niumba/Holiday Lettings/House Trip
300 million site visits annually

115 million visits annually | Priceline | Trivago | Tripping | Agoda

1,550,000 nights booked annually

100 million bookings last year alone

1.4 Billion daily Users in 2018



Housekeeping – Spa cleaning – Soaps – Shampoo - Dish soap – Sponges - Trash bags - Toilet paper – Kleenex – Laundry detergent – Facial wipes – Paper towels

Meet contractors - Deal with guests issues – Set up contractor / vendor services

Roll out trash cans – file and collect damage claims



Process and pay tax payments – process monthly homeowner distribution

and statements - Provide the homeowner a guest log in portal to view property activity and statements with a personal and private login –Process owner blocks as requested for personal, family and friends – VERY responsive and professional


  • We always respond rapidly to concerns and requests from both homeowners and guests.

  • We have a straightforward homeowner contract that is comprehensive and easy to understand -- without any fine print.

  • We manage and rent homes only if they meet our rigorous high standards. This ensures that we always exceed guests’ expectations.

  • We advertise our properties honestly and accurately so that guests find the perfect rental for their needs.

  • We use top-of-the-line booking software that is easy to use for both guests and homeowners.

  • Each homeowner has a unique portal, personal user ID, and password, so you can log in to see your property calendar, view your owner statements, and see the booking activity at any time


A native of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Carlon Cathey’s first job was in his family’s interior design and furniture business. He inherited his family’s business values of hard work, high standards, and exemplary customer service, and he has brought this dedication to all of his endeavors, including Pacific Blue Vacation Rentals. His formidable administrative and technical knowledge and his staunch integrity make him uniquely qualified to fulfill your property management needs.

He has worked on the Mendocino Coast as a property manager for three years, and in that time, he has learned a lot about the challenges of property management and the benefits and drawbacks of different methods and approaches -- which is how the seeds for Pacific Blue Vacation Rentals took root. Thanks to his business background and strongly held values, Carlon realized that he could offer a vastly improved vacation rental management model.

Together with his business partner, Stephen Dunlap, he runs Pacific Blue Vacation Rentals with an emphasis on clear communication, stellar customer service, and a steadfast adherence to the highest standards.

Stephen Dunlap brings building know-how, a successful business background, and a high-energy and efficient approach to problem-solving to the table. With decades in the roofing industry, as well as experience in construction, gutters, and rental maintenance, he has the skillset to keep your customers happy and your accommodations top-notch.

Stephen has roots in St. Louis, Missouri, but he got his start in roofing in Ventura, California, in 1976. After four years in the industry, he started his own roofing business in 1980 before moving to Dallas, Texas, in 1985. While in Texas, he constructed mobile home parks and continued to work as a roofer. But California was calling, and he returned to Ventura in 1987, moving to Fort Bragg in 1988, where he resides to this day. He is the proud father of three grown boys (veterans of the Army, Coast Guard, and Air Force, respectively) and the devoted owner of Toby the Shiba Inu.

He expanded his successful roofing business, Dunlap Roofing, from the Mendocino Coast to Ukiah in 2004, and in 2010, he branched out to gutters. Between the two businesses and his coastal and Ukiah offices, he runs a fleet of 14 vehicles and oversees a staff of 18, enabling him to respond rapidly to his customers’ needs. Finally, in 2016, he branched into property management with his business partner, Carlon Cathey, establishing Pacific Blue Vacation Rentals. Throughout the years, he has perfected the skills needed to maintain a sturdy and sound home, ensuring that guests can rest easy in a comfortable and well-constructed vacation rental.

Homeowners and renters alike benefit from Stephen’s dedication to excellence and the highest standard of service.