A Volkswagen Tiguan was taken off a drive way on Birchwood Lane in Lower Somercotes in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
A set of car keys were taken from inside the house via an unlocked door it was reported.
The owners of the car did not see the culprit, but witnessed the car being driven away towards the M1. A handbag was also taken in the incident.
If you have any information contact police on 0345 123 33 33.