Police said the house was broken into some time between 1.30pm on Saturday (December 31) and 10.15am on Sunday (January 1).
It is believed access was gained through a kitchen window around the back of the property.
A number of items were stolen including a black jewellery box containing costume jewellery, two rectangular cash tins containing around £30 and a Fossil analogue watch described as brushed chrome with a blue face and a link strap and catch, according to police.
PC Chris Finch said: “We’d like to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and who saw anything suspicious.”
Witnesses can email [email protected] quoting reference 758 of 01/01, report online via https://sussex.police.uk/contact-us/response-to-appeal/ or call 101.
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