Thomas O’Toole, 65, of Sandalwood Drive, Ruislip was sentenced on October 9 at Aylesbury Crown Court to three years and three months’ in prison for the burglary.
At around 11am on August 25 2016, O’Toole entered the property in Summerleys Road and stole a laptop and some jewellery.
He was charged in connection with the offence on November 24 2016.
Investigating officer Detective Constable Rebecca Brydon said: “The victim has CCTV cameras in his house and it showed the defendant at the property at the time of the offence.
“Burglary is a disturbing crime and I am pleased for the victim the court case is over and he can begin to put the matter behind him.”